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Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Description: Page with a photograph and description of an adobe house in 1910 built of mud located and surrounded by a wooden fence on the El Boracho Ranch. A ladder leans against the structure. The owner of the ranch was Lino Baeza. He raised goats and cows and horses. His fields were watered by the nearby creek. He grew corn, wheat, beans, peas, watermelons, sweet potatoes, peanuts, sugar cane, and pumpkins which were all watered by the creek. This was part of a report done for a History class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Description: Photograph of an adobe house in 1910 located and surrounded by a wooden fence on the El Boracho Ranch. A ladder leans against the structure. The owner of the ranch was Lino Baeza. He raised goats and cows and horses. His fields were watered by the nearby creek. He grew corn, wheat, beans, peas, watermelons, sweet potatoes, peanuts, sugar cane, and pumpkins which were all watered by the creek.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Description: Photograph of an adobe house in 1910 surrounded by a wooden fence on the El Boracho Ranch. A ladder leans against the structure. The owner of the ranch was Lino Baeza. He raised goats and cows and horses. His fields were watered by the nearby creek. He grew corn, wheat, beans, peas, watermelons, sweet potatoes, peanuts, sugar cane, and pumpkins which were all watered by the creek.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[After the deer hunt]

Description: In this photograph, there are two trees with at least three dead dear hanging upside-down from the branches. Two of the deer have been split open and an older man in the center of the photograph is cutting the third. Another man, dressed casually, is watching him work. To the far right, there is a covered buggy or wagon that is unhitched and parked. Behind the men, there is a white spotted dog lying on the ground and a white building, presumably a house. In the background there appear to be mountains. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Geo Gleim & Nick Mansfelder hunting on Joe Espy Ranch north of Ft. Davis, Texas."
Date: November 1916
Creator: Fred J. Feldman Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Alpine Postcard]

Description: Postcard of a view of Alpine, Texas. The photograph was taken from the top of a hill. The postcard is addressed to Maria R. Pena in El Paso, Texas. It is dated April 22, 1915.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Alpine School]

Description: Postcard of a public school in Alpine, Texas. The students are posed outside the school. They range in age from small children to adolescents. A handwritten note on the front says, "Public School. Alpine, Tex." The card is dated March 17, 1911, and is addressed to Byron Avaut in Uvalde, Texas.
Date: March 17, 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Anastacio and Luisa Flores Chavaria with Manuel Nunez

Description: Photograph of Anastacio Chavaria, his wife Luisa Flores Chavaria and their grandson Manuel Nunez in Ruidosa, Texas in 1916. They stand near a chair with a potted geranium sitting on it. Anastacio and Manuel wear hats. This photo was included in a research paper by Stella Nunez for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Andes Alvorado

Description: Photograph of Andres Alvorado in Terllingua in 1919. He is on horseback. He was a revolutionary who rode with Pancho Villa.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Antonia Cano in Grand Falls, Texas

Description: "This picture of Antonio G. Cano was taken in Grand Falls, Texas on December 12, 1914. Her husband, Martin, was a loyal follower of Pancho Villa. They later moved to Grand Falls in 1925." This statement was made by Alma Cano and was included in a research paper by Delfina Heredin for a history class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Date: December 12, 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Atascador

Description: Pamphlet advertising real estate and agri-business in an "All American Colony in Mexico" called Atascador. Land was offered at $12.50 - 25 per acre.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Atascador Land Company
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Automobile Outside Horse Creek Canyon School

Description: Photograph of Horse Creek Canyon School. An automobile is outside the building. This photo was included in a research paper by Cynthia Lee Rogers for an American History class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Bill and Lucius Bunton,Jr., 1910

Description: Photograph of Bill and Lucius Bunton, Jr. and their dog Preet in 1910. They both wear hats. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Birds-Eye-View, Fort Davis, Texas

Description: The photograph on this postcard shows the town of Fort Davis. In the foreground, there is a formation of large rocks and an unpaved road that continues into the middle of the town. To either side of the road, there are various buildings enclosed by fences and surrounded by yards, trees, and windmills. The postcard was sent from Fort Davis March 15 and arrived in Uvalde, Texas March 17, 1918 according to the postmarks. The text, handwritten in ink, reads: "Wednesday. Well Janet how are you today? This picture was taken from some big high rocks in front of my uncle's house. There are hardly any lumber houses here - nearly all dirt or stone. Some are made of pretty pink rocks. They get the different kinds of rock from the mountains in the town or near town. Hope I'll see you again sometime. Miss Ada." The postcard was addressed to Miss Janet Harris.
Date: c. 1918
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Blanche Avant

Description: Oval photographic portrait of Blance Avant, c. 1913.
Date: 1913~
Creator: Barr
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Bloys Campmeeting]

Description: In this photograph, a group of 13 people (including two children) are standing in front of trees. All of the men and most of the women are wearing hats (and/or bonnets). At the bottom of the photograph there are several handwritten labels: "S. N. B., G. N. Bogel, Jessie B. H. [...] H. J. H. Jr., Eda Jenkins Hubbard, and W. W. Bogel" From left to right, there are: a woman in a white dress with dark-colored sleeves (S. N. B.); a man in a white shirt and bow-tie wearing dark glasses; a second woman in a white dress next to a younger woman wearing a darker-colored dress and bonnet and behind them there is a man wearing a white shirt and tie; a woman in a white dress with a dark pin at the collar holding the hand of a very young boy, also in white, and standing next to a slightly older boy in white with a square collar; a man (directly behind the boys) who appears to be wearing a uniform; two women in white dresses; another man in uniform; and an older man (W. W. Bogel) with a moustache who has something tucked into the waist of his slacks. Directly behind the men to the right, there is some sort of covered vehicle (a buggy or automobile). A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Bloys Camp Meeting circa 1913/1916."
Date: [c. 1913 - 1916]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[The Bogel Women]

Description: In this photograph, three women are standing together in what appears to be a yard. The women on the ends are both wearing white dresses with lace; the woman in the middle is wearing a checkered dress. The woman to the far right is older and has a dark tie at her throat and is holding a white, lacy parasol. Behind them, there is a tree and some bushes and several buildings are visible in the background. The names "Jessie," "Aunt Hennie," and "Granny" are handwritten from left to right over the women. On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note that says "Jessie Bogel Hubbard (Mrs. Harry J.), Genevieve (Hennie) Bogel, Sarah Newton Bogel (Mrs. W. W.), at Bogel residence, 220 W. Lincoln. Old Baptist Church in background. Tall chimney on Howell residence is still there. Circa 1913-1914."
Date: [c. 1913]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Boone Oliphant at Brite Headquarters

Description: Photograph of Boone Oliphant at the Brite Ranch headquarters in 1918. He is on a horse. Other cowboys are on the ground behind him. Wagons are further in the background.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Brite Ranch Headquarters and Fort

Description: Photograph of the fort built by LC Brite after the Mexican raid on his ranch on Christmas Day in 1917. The Texas Rangers lived in the fort for several years after the raid. Behind the concrete fort are wooden buildings, fences, and a wooden wagon. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Date: 1918~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Casimiro Chavarria

Description: Photograph of Casimiro Chavarrio at the Marfa depot in 1910. He wears a hat and a gun in a holster. At this time he was about 26 years old. This photo was included in a research paper by Eva Chavarria for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Colonel George T. Langhorne and Major General Joseph T. Dickman]

Description: Photograph of Colonel George T. Langhorne and Major General Joseph T. Dickman. They are standing outside a building. There are two chairs behind them. According to a handwritten note on the back of the photograph, Langhorne is commanding the 8th Cavalry and Military District, and Dickman is commanding So. Department. The photograph was taken at the Marfa United States Military Headquarters.
Date: September 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Dance Card for The Story Book Ball]

Description: Dance Card with pencil from The Story Book Ball held on March 3, 1919 at the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. The dance was sponsored by the Merry Maids Musical Club. Names of dance partners are listed on the pages inside. Dances include the Foxtrot, Waltz and One Step.
Date: March 3, 1919
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Early Restaurant in Marfa, 1913

Description: Photograph of the Old Borunda Cafe, an early Mexican restaurant in Marfa, Texas, in 1913. The building is built of adobe bricks.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library