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[Mary Martha Coffield with dog]

Description: A young Mary Martha Coffield is sitting on a bench, hugging a small dog. Two other young girls are to the left of her.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Mayor Henry A. Coffield receives an award]

Description: Mayor Henry Coffield receives an award from the City of Marfa. To the left of Henry Coffield is Mary Taylor, the former city secretary of Marfa. To the left of Mary Taylor is former City Attorney H. O. Metcalfe. Metcalfe is handing the plaque to Mayor Coffield.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Newspaper article of Marfa rotarians presenting city with old land grant

Description: Newspaper photograph of Henry Allen Coffield, Judge Hunter Metcalfe, and Lucius Bunton. Henry Coffield is accepting a land grant presented by a Marfa Rotary Club program. Mayor Coffield is in the center of the photograph. To the left of him is Lucius Bunton. To the right of Mayor Coffield is Hunter Metcalfe. Hunter Metcalfe is holding a paper copy of the land grant in his left hand and a framed copy of the land grant in his right hand.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Miquel Cabezuela]

Description: Exterior of a building. Miquel Cabezuela is sitting in a chair. The hand of an unknown woman is on his left shoulder.
Date: c. 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Jesus Cabezuela at age 24]

Description: Jesus Cabezuela at 24-years of age. He is standing. Part of an unnamed person has a hand on Jesus Cabezuela's right shoulder.
Date: c. 1903
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Jesus Cabezuela and his family in 1915]

Description: Exterior picture of Jesus Cabezuela with his family in 1915. They are standing in front of a brick structure that has a saddle on wall, to the right. From left to right: Aurora Cabezuela, Jesus Cabezuela, Manuela Cabezuela, Jesus' wife, Consuelo, and Julia the babysitter.
Date: c. 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Miquel Cabezuela and his family in 1914]

Description: Exterior picture of Miquel Cabezuela with his family in 1914. They are standing in front of a brick structure. From left to right: Catalina (standing), Miquel (sitting), Lamberto, Manuela, Cruz, and Carlos.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Jesus Cabezuela and his family in a family photograph]

Description: Photograph of Jesus Cabezuela and his family. Shown from left to right: The contributor's mother (age 8, standing), Jesus Cabezuela (sitting), Aurora Cabezuela (age 5 months, sitting), and the contributor's grandmother.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Jesus Cabezuela and Catalina Cabezuela in El Paso]

Description: 1964 picture of Catalina Cabezuela and Jesus Cabezuela observing flowers in an El Paso yard. Catalina Cabezuela is standing in front of Jesus Cabezuela. They are both standing in front of a one-story brick home.
Date: 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Four generations of Cabezuelas]

Description: January 1959 picture of Catalina Cabezuela, her daughter, her granddaughter, and her great-granddaughter (Melva Yvonne). The women are seated on a red couch. From left to right: Catalina Cabezuela, Catalina's daughter, Catalina's granddaughter, and Catalina's great-granddaughter.
Date: January 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Capote Falls]

Description: Postcard of Capote Falls, near Marfa. A small waterfall is cascading between two large cliffs. The tops of a few trees can been seen at the bottom left and right corners of the photograph.
Date: c. 1965
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Mamie Crosson

Description: Photograph made in 1898 in El Paso of Mamie Crosson wearing a fancy hat with flowers on it. She also wears glasses. This photo was included in a research paper by Marion Quick for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Lizzie Healy Crosson

Description: Photograph made in new Orleans of Lizzie Healy Crosson in 1894. This photo was included in a research paper by Marion Quick for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Date: 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library