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City of Marfa, Texas Certificate of Special Assessment
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.
[India Coffield and Frank Ericson Coffield in 1931]
Photograph of Frank Ericson Coffield and India Coffield taken right before the Coffields nearly lost Frank Ericson to lymphatic leukemia.
Irene Cortez at Age 3
Photograph of Irene Cortez at age 3. She is wearing a little hat and sitting on a bucket. This picture was taken in 1931 at her home in Marfa, across Cibolo Creek towards Alpine, Texas.
Lois Wells and Ricardo Calderon
Photograph of Ricardo Calderon walking horses towards Lois Wells in 1931. She is dressed for riding. The Brite Ranch fort stands in the background.
Merced Melendez
Photograph of Merced Melendez standing in a corral with a horse in 1931. Merced was a long-time employee at the Brite Ranch. He was considered a de-horning expert - possibly the best in the West. This photo was included in a report by Andrew Wells for an American History class at Marfa High School on January 13, 1975.