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Antique Wash Bowl

Description: Photographs of antique wash bowl and pitcher owned by Jessie Mueller. This page was included in a paper written by Elizabeth Newton for an American History class at Marfa High School in November 1967.
Date: November 1967
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Barbed-Wire: A Research Paper For American History

Description: Research paper written by Cookie Schneider about the history and types of barbed wire. The paper mentions William D. Hunt, who obtained the first patent for barbed wire in 1867. This paper was written in 1967 for an American History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Schneider, Cookie
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Border Patrol

Description: This paper describes a number of photographs of the early Border Patrol in Marfa, Texas. It was written by Ernest Villareal for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Date: 1967
Creator: Villareal, Ernest
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Butter Churn

Description: Photographs of a butter churn with its dasher owned by Mrs. Fox Parker. It has a number 3 on it and a maple leaf. This page was included in a paper written by Elizabeth Newton for an American History class at Marfa High School in November 1967.
Date: November 1967
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Casimiro Chavarria

Description: Paper written by Eva Chavarria in 1967 for a history class at Marfa High School. It describes her grandfather, Casimiro Chavarria's family, his work on ranches, his farm and his travels.
Date: 1967
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Early Housekeeping

Description: Research paper for an American History class at Marfa High School in November 1967, written by Elizabeth Newton. She describes the daily chores and work done by women in the pioneer days of Texas, without electricity or plumbing.
Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Newton, Elizabeth
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Felipe Carrasco

Description: Research paper by Rolando Ontineros, done for an American History class at Marfa high School in 1967. The paper tells the story of Felipe Carrasco and the places he lived and worked.
Date: 1967
Creator: Ontineros, Rolando
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Five Pictures

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Alejandro "Alec" Dominguez, the author's grandfather, and his children.
Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Dominguez, Alice
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Hilario Cordova

Description: This is a research paper written by Lorena Molina for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1967. It is a biography of her great uncle Hilario Cordova.
Date: 1967
Partner: Marfa Public Library