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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

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

[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.

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

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~

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

Engineers Surveying Land in Boquilla del Peguis

Description: Photograph taken in Boquilla del Peguis in 1917. The man on horseback is Mr. Nestor Baeza and the other two men are engineers surveying Mr. Baeza's land. A river runs through a canyon to the right of the picture. This photo was included in a research paper by Frank Baeza for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Date: 1917

[Five Military Men]

Description: Photograph of five military men sitting on wooden crates. From left to right, the men are Lieutenant F. S. Estill, Lieutenant R. H. Cooper, Rayma L. "Andy" Andrews, Lieutenant W. M. "Pinky" Amis, and Lieutenant W. F. Parkin. Parkin is holding two dogs. The photograph was taken during the search for Lts. Peterson and Davis, two Army pilots stranded in Mexico after their plane crash landed.
Date: September 1919

High Lonesome Camp of Lee Trimble

Description: Photograph of Lee Trimble's High Lonesome Camp at the top of the rimrock overlooking Mexico. This camp was south of the trail that the Mexican's used to raid the Brite Ranch. There was a telephone at the camp to the ranch house. The man, probably Lee Trimble, stands outside his canvas tent wearing a holster. His saddle sits on a stand next to him. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Date: 1918