Javelina, America's Only Wild Pig

Javelina, America's Only Wild Pig

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a javelina, America's only wild pig, sniffing the ground in West Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Harvey Slaton for an American History class in 1971.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Javelina Hanging from a Fence Post

Javelina Hanging from a Fence Post

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a young boy standing next to a javelina, or wild hog, hanging from a fence post, a common sight in the Big Bend area. This photo was included in a research paper by Harvey Slaton for an American History class in 1971.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Wildllife of the Big Bend

Wildllife of the Big Bend

Date: 1971
Creator: Slaton, Harvey
Description: This is a research paper written by Harvey Slaton for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1971. The paper describes a day in the Big Bend area, noting all the wildlife one might see. Harvey has also included his free-hand drawings of many animals and birds included in the report.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library