An Autobiography of Dionisio Marquez Cordero

Description

This is a research paper written by Jesus Cordero for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1974. It gives a first hand account of the interesting life of Dionisio Marquez Cordero. As a child and young man, most of his family was killed in Mexico during the revolution. He eventually came to Texas, married three times and had 12 children. He had many interesting jobs. He became a US citizen in 1962.

Physical Description

7 p., 28 x 21.5 cm.

Creation Information

Cordero, Jesus Manuel May 20, 1974.

Context

This paper is part of the collection entitled: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert and was provided by Marfa Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 127 times . More information about this paper can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this paper or its content.

Named Person

Person who is significant in some way to the content of this paper. Additional names may appear in Subjects below.

Rights Holders

For guidance see Citations, Rights, Re-Use.

  • Unknown

Audiences

Check out our Resources for Educators Site! We've identified this paper as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this paper useful in their work.

Provided By

Marfa Public Library

The Marfa Public Library materials include photographs that document their local history. Images include photographs of many families, including the Crosson, Contrera, Cordova, Chavarria, Campos, Cline, Love, Vasquez, Porter, Jordan, and Rivera families. Also featured are photos of the ghost town of Shafter, and pictures of the set for the movie "Giant."

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this paper. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Description

This is a research paper written by Jesus Cordero for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1974. It gives a first hand account of the interesting life of Dionisio Marquez Cordero. As a child and young man, most of his family was killed in Mexico during the revolution. He eventually came to Texas, married three times and had 12 children. He had many interesting jobs. He became a US citizen in 1962.

Physical Description

7 p., 28 x 21.5 cm.

Subjects

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this paper in the Portal or other systems.

Collections

This paper is part of the following collection of related materials.

Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

The Marfa Public Library contributes its collection of photographs that document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area. Images include photographs of many families, including the Crosson, Contrera, Cordova, Chavarria, Campos, Cline, Love, Vasquez, Porter, Jordan, and Rivera families. Also featured are photos of the ghost town of Shafter, and pictures of the set for the movie "Giant."

What responsibilities do I have when using this paper?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this paper.

Creation Date

  • May 20, 1974

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Aug. 29, 2008, 9:04 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 21, 2011, 4:17 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this paper last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 2
Total Uses: 127

Where

Geographical information about where this paper originated or about its content.

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Paper

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Reading

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Cordero, Jesus Manuel. An Autobiography of Dionisio Marquez Cordero, paper, May 20, 1974; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39382/: accessed September 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.