Photograph of bootleggers, most likely during prohibition. The Mexicans regularly smuggled sotol, a drink similar to tequila, across the border near the Big Bend area of West Texas. These men have a barrel and some bottles of alcohol on the ground next to them.
Certificate of Special Assessment against Ida A. Avant regarding the improvement of Lincoln Street in Marfa, Texas. The certificate is a contract for Dozier Construction Company of Austin, Texas, to repair the street.
Photograph of Frank Martinez, Jr. with his second wife, Carmen Martinez on their wedding day, April 13,1933 in Terlingua, Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Photograph of Lieutenant Adams reclining on a blanket under a tent canopy, reading a newspaper. To the left, the there is a folding chair next to him and a duffel bag behind him as well as other belongings laying nearby. In the background, other soldiers and equipment are visible. Text on back of photograph: Lt. Adams. Sunday morn in officers tent. Enlisted men in background. Picket line in far right side of pic.
Correspondence from Jack Shipman in 1937 that includes information about a monument in Viejo Pass and an account of the fight between the Cavalry with some Pueblo Indian scouts and the Apache Indians in that place in 1880.
Photographic postcard depicting the Grand Canyon of Texas, Santa Elena Canyon with the Rio Grande River running through it. One side is Texas and the other is Mexico. This photo was included in a research paper by Sammy Barnett for an American History class at Marfa High School in May 1964.
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