The Indian Mummy

The Indian Mummy

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: This is a research paper for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1967. It describes the discovery of two mummified Indian babies from 1200 or earlier, found near Pinto Canyon in 1952. It describes how they were preserved. One was sent to the Smithsonian Institute and the other was on display at a local motel. The paper also mentions other artifacts found in the cave.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
The Indians of The Big Bend Country

The Indians of The Big Bend Country

Date: April 1968
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Description: This is a research paper written by Nancy Edwards for an American History Class at Marfa High School in April 1968. The paper discusses the various tribes in west Texas and how they lived, artifacts found in pueblos and caves, historical descriptions of early Spanish interactions with the tribes, and relationships between the tribes. It covers popular legends of some tribes and legends surrounding the Marfa Lights.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Book: "Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico Family Guide"]

[Book: "Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico Family Guide"]

Date: 2002
Creator: Zamora, Herlinda & Johnston, Margaret
Description: Guidebook created as an accompaniment to an exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Tesoros de la Catedral de Saltillo, Treasures of the Cathedral of Saltillo, Mexico", which ran from October 18 to December 28, 2002. The guidebook contains information on the both the museum and the exhibit, and includes an in-depth description of the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the exhibition. There are also activities such as trivia quizzes and puzzles that are related to the exhibition included in the book.
Contributing Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum
[Deaf Smith County Museum Visitors]

[Deaf Smith County Museum Visitors]

Date: unknown
Creator: Bradly, Bill
Description: Photograph of visitors viewing artifacts at the Deaf Smith County Museum.
Contributing Partner: Deaf Smith County Library
[Deaf Smith County Museum Visitors]

[Deaf Smith County Museum Visitors]

Date: unknown
Creator: Bradly, Bill
Description: Photograph of visitors viewing artifacts at the Deaf Smith County Museum.
Contributing Partner: Deaf Smith County Library
[Irish Artifacts on Display]

[Irish Artifacts on Display]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a display of Irish Artifacts in the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The artifacts are set up on tables with white table cloths, protected by clear plastic casing. Festival visitors walk around the booth looking at the objects. One woman, a festival worker, stands with arms-crossed inside the booth.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[People Viewing Irish Artifacts]

[People Viewing Irish Artifacts]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of people looking at the display of Irish artifacts in the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The green-painted booth has two signs overhead reading, "Artifacts" and "Irish". In the foreground, a man and a woman under the 'artifacts' sign are perusing the objects on display. The photograph is taken at an angle to the booth and shows the whole length of the booth, receding into the background. In the middleground and background, other people gathered in front of the booth are visible.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Deaf Smith County Museum]

[Deaf Smith County Museum]

Date: unknown
Creator: Bradly, Bill
Description: Photograph of tourists looking at artifacts at the Deaf Smith County Museum.
Contributing Partner: Deaf Smith County Library
[Deaf Smith County Museum Visitors]

[Deaf Smith County Museum Visitors]

Date: unknown
Creator: Bradly, Bill
Description: Photograph of visitors viewing artifacts at the Deaf Smith County Museum.
Contributing Partner: Deaf Smith County Library
[Deaf Smith County Museum]

[Deaf Smith County Museum]

Date: unknown
Creator: Bradly, Bill
Description: Photograph of children looking at artifacts at the Deaf Smith County Museum.
Contributing Partner: Deaf Smith County Library
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