Love, Laughter, and Enchiladas: A History of The Old Borunda Cafe and the Women Who Made it Famous

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Research paper written by Lupe A. Lujan for a history class at Marfa High School in 1965. Tells the story of the Old Borunda Cafe and "the women who gave their lives for it".

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26 p., 26.5 x 20 cm.

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Lujan, Lupe J. 1965.

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Research paper written by Lupe A. Lujan for a history class at Marfa High School in 1965. Tells the story of the Old Borunda Cafe and "the women who gave their lives for it".

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26 p., 26.5 x 20 cm.

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Lujan, Lupe J. Love, Laughter, and Enchiladas: A History of The Old Borunda Cafe and the Women Who Made it Famous, text, 1965; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87663/: accessed December 5, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.