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Description: Catalogue for West Texas Military Academy in San Antonio, Texas for the 1908-1909 school year. The catalogue describes the history of the school, the roster for the school year and academic and athletic programs.
Item Type: Book
Description: Class schedule from West Texas Military Academy for Ben Avant, 5th Form, dated Sept 18, 1907. Classes included: Study Hall, Spanish II, Plain Geometry, History V, English V, Algebra V, Arithmetic V, And English Grammar. Signed by Principal A. G Blackwell.
Date: September 18, 1907
Description: Dance Card with pencil from The Story Book Ball held on March 3, 1919 at the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. The dance was sponsored by the Merry Maids Musical Club. Names of dance partners are listed on the pages inside. Dances include the Foxtrot, Waltz and One Step.
Date: March 3, 1919
Description: Photograph of Felipe Carrasco (1897-1923) and his friends in San Antonio standing by a train. Felipe is the one to the far right. This photo was included in a research paper by Rolando Ontineros for a history class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Description: Research paper written by Martha Dempsey for a class at Marfa High School in 1972. The paper is about the ancestors and life of Hans Briam. He was a merchant in San Antonio and Marfa, Texas in the early twentieth century. His slogan was, "I never sleep".
Creator: Dempsey, Martha
Description: Letter written in 1978 by Sister Mary Prendergast of the Incarnate Word Generalate in San Antonio thanking Mrs. Murphy Bennett of Marfa Hight School for sharing papers and photographs with her and asking for duplicates of the photos.
Date: December 5, 1978
Creator: Prendergast, Sister Mary
Description: In this photograph, a young woman is posing in what appears to be a long, white wedding dress. She is wearing an intricate necklace around her throat and holding a bouquet of flowers in front of her. In the background, there is an ornate window and ledge. On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note that says "Jessie Bogel Hubbard about 1900 probably San Antonio."
Date: c. 1900
Description: Program for the First Annual Field Day at West Texas Military Academy held on April 13, 1909. Events included: shot put, relay races, 50 and 100 yard dashes, high jump, hurdle races, one mile race, 1/2 mile race, three legged race, broad jump, needle race, potato race and consolation race.
Date: April 13, 1909
Description: Program for Commencement Exercises at West Texas Military Academy on May 22, 1908. Includes names of those receiving Commissions, Diplomas and those on the Honor Roll, as well as the roster of the Crack Squads and the Zouave Team.
Date: May 22, 1908
Description: Program for Commencement Exercises at West Texas Military Academy on May 26, 1909. Includes names of those receiving Commissions, Diplomas and those on the Honor Roll, as well as the roster of the Crack Squads and the Zouave Team.
Date: May 26, 1909
Description: The Register of the West Texas Military Academy, April 1911. A booklet for Alumni of the Academy with news, stories, alumni information and advertising.
Date: April 1911
Description: In this photograph, a young woman in a long, white dress decorated with ruffles and wearing a matching bonnet and gloves is posing for a portrait. She appears to be standing on a very small flight of stairs (only two or three) next to an intricately carved wooden railing. Her right hand is stretched out to hold a basket of flowers perched on a carved post at the top of the stairs. In the background there is a tree outside a window, and a wall decorated with carvings and climbing ivy. On the back of the photograph, a handwritten note reads, "Mrs. W. W. Bogel (Sarah Newton) about 1876 probably in San Antonio."
Date: c. 1876
Description: Dance Card with pencil from West Texas Military Academy in 1908-1908.Inside is a place to list dance partners for the Waltz and Two-Step.
Date: June 21, 1901