[Skunk in the Grass]

[Skunk in the Grass]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a skunk in the grass 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
[Grand Prairie, Texas: Watersports, Horseracing, and Flea Market]

[Grand Prairie, Texas: Watersports, Horseracing, and Flea Market]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Grand Prairie, Texas. In the film, a group of men play golf, and then they are asked by the crew filming them to discuss the game over sandwiches. Groups of people play recreational watersports at Joe Pool Lake, including: parasailing, fishing, boating on PWCs (personal watercraft), motorboats, and fishing boats. The next scenes cover Louis Tussaud's Palace of Wax, horseracing at Lone Star Park, and the flea market at Traders Village. Other notable images include a wild skunk on the golf course and the freeway near the Belt Line Rd. exit.
Contributing Partner: UNT Media 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