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Description: Photograph of Lucia Carrasco at age 26, in 1909. Her hair combed up with a flower in it and she wears a white blouse and dark skirt. This photo was included in a research paper by James Pena-Alfano for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Description: Postcard of Main Street in Alpine, Texas, in 1909. The road is unpaved. There are several stores and horse-drawn vehicles along the road. Text below the photograph says, "Alpine, Texas. Published by The Palace Pharmacy." The card is addressed to Byron Avant in San Antonio, Texas.
Item Type: Postcard
Description: Map of Texas that is included in the booklet, Texas A Southwest Empire published by the Rock Island-Frisco Lines and Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad in 1909. It shows the Rock Island-Frisco railroad lines and connections in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico.
Item Type: Map
Description: Photograph of Margarita, Felipe, and Demetria Carrasco who were siblings. They are dressed for a wedding. The girls wear dresses that their grandmother Candelaria made for them. A description is written on the back in Spanish.
Date: August 2, 1909
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 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: Photograph of the wedding of Silvester and Felicita Chavira in Marfa, Texas in 1909. The three groomsmen are: Chico Chavira, Gregorio Vizcaino and Jose Salgado, . The three bridesmaids are: Maria Ordonez, Adela Cordero and Barbarita Montoya. The men wear suits and all of the women have flowers in their hair. This photo was included in a research paper by Evangelina Uranga for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Description: "Texas, A Southwest Empire" is a booklet published by the Passenger Traffic Department of the Rock Island-Frisco Lines and the Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad, in 1909. It describes the resources and features of the various areas and counties of Texas such as: the Pan-Handle, Amarillo-Tucumcari Extension, the Western Tip of Texas, Wilbarger and Hardeman Counties, North Texas, Montague County, Wise County, Jack and Young Counties, Grayson County, Lamar County, Dallas and Fort Worth, Swedish Settlements, Trinity and Brazos Valleys, Leon Prairie, Galveston and Houston, the Coastal Plain, Liberty County, Jefferson County, Beaumont, Orange County and Newton County. Includes a map of Texas.