Tom Bischof in the Geology Lab

Tom Bischof in the Geology Lab

Date: unknown
Creator: Davis, Larry
Description: Tom Bischof in Lab showing a rock specimen in his geology class
Contributing Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
Rocks and Cacti

Rocks and Cacti

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of tall rock formations and cactus.
Contributing Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum
Metate in Presidio County, Texas

Metate in Presidio County, Texas

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a metate in Presidio County, Texas. A metate was a tool used to grind food. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Flint Quarry in Presidio County, Texas

Flint Quarry in Presidio County, Texas

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a flint quarry in Presidio County, Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[People posing near a cliff]

[People posing near a cliff]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This photograph is centered around a group of people posing together in a group. There are several large rocks with two young girls facing the camera standing upon one and two older girls standing behind them, facing each another. The girls are all wearing dark-colored dresses. To the right, a man and woman are standing together on the ground; the man is wearing dark colors and has a hat on, the woman is wearing a dark skirt and a lighter-colored shirt. Behind the people and to their right, there is a small, wooden structure. In the background there is a rocky cliff with some desert vegetation and the ground around them appears to be mainly bare except for rocks.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Woman on a Rock in Davis Mountain State Park]

[Woman on a Rock in Davis Mountain State Park]

Date: unknown
Creator: Burgess, Glenn
Description: This photograph focuses primarily on several large rocks. There is a woman, dressed casually, sitting atop the rock at the front of the photograph. In the distance, there is a desert landscape with scrub and other rocks. At the bottom of the photograph, there is a handwritten label: "Davis Mtn's State Park."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Indian Burial Ground in Presidio County, Texas

Indian Burial Ground in Presidio County, Texas

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an Indian burial ground in Presidio County, Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Fort Davis in the Snow]

[Fort Davis in the Snow]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This photograph that shows part of Fort Davis in the winter. In the foreground, there are several large rocks and behind them, to the left, there is a row of nearly identical buildings with porches that appear to be part of Officer's Row. In front of the buildings, there are trees and a road at the edge of a fenced-in field. There is some sort of structure in the middle of the field. In the background, there are other buildings and the slope of a mountain. Everything is covered in snow. Printed text on the back of the photograph reads "We have come a long way with your support! Happy Holidays From The board of directors of the friends of Fort Davis National Historic Site."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Fort Davis 1880]

[Fort Davis 1880]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: This photograph shows Fort Davis after snow has fallen. There are several long structures to the right which are the Quartermaster's building and store house. In the middle of the photograph, there is a large open field. In the foreground, there are rocks and the ruins of a small adobe building. Around the left edge of the field, there are trees and the Officer's Barracks. At the far end of the barracks are several two-story buildings including the Post Chapel and Post Headquarters. In the background there are several mountains.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Burial Ground near Presidio, Texas

Burial Ground near Presidio, Texas

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Indian burial ground near Presidio, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
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