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Belle of the Ball

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about a fictitious story explaining scenes, people, and events a young woman in the early 1900s might have experienced.
Date: January 21, 1971
Creator: Newton, Larue
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Postcard of Butterfield's Overland Stagecoach]

Description: Postcard of a stagecoach pulled by four horses on a dirt road in the desert. A printed note on the back of the postcard describes the photo, "West Texas - Butterfield's Overland Stage from San Antonio to El Paso is shown here in Wild Rose Pass in the heart of Apache Country between Ft. Stockton and Fort Davis, historic garrisons west of the Pecos."
Date: unknown
Creator: McMenemy, Margo
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Young Girl]

Description: Photograph of a young child, the daughter of Dawson and Annie Drake, wearing a plaid dress with her hair in pigtails and standing in a yard with trees and a house in the background and a hoe laying on the ground in front of her.
Date: 195u
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of a Group of Cowboys]

Description: Photograph of a group of men outdoors dressed as cowboys, wearing cowboy hats, and holding and drinking from cups in their hands. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph indicates that the photo was taken during a roundup of wild horses, and a numbered list of the names of the men is included that corresponds to numbers handwritten on the photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Mrs. Pruett's Dollarama

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Mrs. Ida Mae Pruett's doll collection, consisting of 360 dolls of all sorts at the time this paper was written. The collection includes dolls of all sizes and shapes, styles and colors, and from different countries. This paper includes a small section on the process of making dolls, pieces of furniture Mrs. Pruett uses to display her dolls at her home, and the likeness of a number of dolls from Mrs. Pruett's collection.
Date: 1974
Creator: Espinosa, Rebecca Ann
Partner: Marfa Public Library