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Belle of the Ball
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about a fictitious story explaining scenes, people, and events a young woman in the early 1900s might have experienced.
Mrs. Pruett's Dollarama
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Mrs. Ida Mae Pruett's doll collection, consisting of 360 dolls of all sorts at the time this paper was written. The collection includes dolls of all sizes and shapes, styles and colors, and from different countries. This paper includes a small section on the process of making dolls, pieces of furniture Mrs. Pruett uses to display her dolls at her home, and the likeness of a number of dolls from Mrs. Pruett's collection.
[Photograph of Rifles, Pistol, and Bugle]
Photograph of two 22 rifles, a pistol and holster, and a bugle laying on a flat surface. A handwritten note on the back of the photo states that they are from Mr. Stan Dempsey's collection.
[Research on the Great Depression in Marfa, Texas]
Paper answering the questions posed by Hallie Rey Roman's teacher to clarify a researcher paper she wrote for a history class at Marfa High School about the Great Depression, titled "Disastrous Depression of the 1930's." In another document, Hallie Roman's teacher formulated a number of questions to help improve her paper; these are Hallie Roman's corrections and/or clarifications in response.
[Teacher's Daily Lesson Plan Sheet about the Depression]
A teacher's daily lesson plan sheet used to formulate questions for a student to answer in order to clarify a researcher paper about the Great Depression for a history class at Marfa High School, titled "Disastrous Depression of the 1930's" by Hallie Rey Roman. The page numbers to the left of the page correspond to the pages of the "Disastrous Depression" paper; under each pager number are the subsequent questions or concerns the teacher has with a specific point in Hallie Roman's paper.
[Teacher's Daily Lesson Plan Sheet about a Doll Collection]
A teacher's daily lesson plan sheet used to formulate questions for a student to answer in order to clarify a research paper on a doll collection for a history class at Marfa High School, titled "Mrs. Pruett's Dollarama" by Rebecca Ann Espinosa. The page numbers to the left of the page corresponds to the page(s) of the "Dollarama" paper; under each page number are the subsequent corrections or concerns the teacher has with a specific point in Rebecca Espinosa's paper.
A 1913 Wedding
Information about a photograph for a research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the 1913 wedding of Hijinio Roman and Pilar Dominguez. A footnotes page and bibliography to the research paper are also included.
[Portrait of Kathleen Menard]
Portrait of Kathleen Menard, daughter of Frank Duncan, as an older woman with glasses and wearing a floral print shirt.
Disastrous Depression of the 1930's
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the Great Depression of the 1930s, specifically in Presidio County, Texas, with numerous interviews from farmers and ranchers of the Depression era.
[Memorial Service: Kathleen Menard - April 24, 1978]
Script for the memorial service of Kathleen Menard at Nalley-Pickle Rosewood Chapel on the morning of April 24, 1978. Kathleen Menard attend and graduated valedictorian form Marfa High School in Marfa, Texas. Kathleen Menard was deeply devoted to her father, Frank Duncan, and helped him in his photography business.
Grandmother's Doll Collection
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about a doll collection comprised of three hundred dolls representing every era from 1400 C.E. to the 1970s. The collection includes dolls of all sizes and shapes, styles and colors, and from different countries. This paper includes a small section on the process of making dolls, pieces of furniture the author's grandmother uses to display her dolls at her home, and the likeness of a number of dolls from the author's collection.
Bears, Beeves, and Bibles: A Depression Story
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the Great Depression and, specifically, how if affected the town of Marfa, Texas. This paper reconstructs the Depression using individual accounts: working several odd jobs to earn money, pawning and trading items to pay for food, baking chocolate cakes in exchange for fence posts to repair a broken fence line, etc.
[Letter from Lee G. Bennett to Wm. F. Dukes - October 19, 1979]
Letter from Lee G. Bennett to Wm. F. Dukes in acceptance of the additional photographs by Frank Duncan of the people and happenings of the 1920s, which Mr. Dukes offered to the Marfa Museum in a previous letter.
[Letter from Wm. F. Dukes to Mrs. Glenda McCravey - October 12, 1979]
Letter from Wm. F. Dukes to Mrs. Glenda McCravey to inquire whether the museum to be built in Marfa, Texas, might appreciate the donation of some additional photographs by Frank Duncan.
[Letter from Wm. F. Dukes to Mrs. M. T. Bennett - November 6, 1979]
Letter from Wm. F. Dukes to Mrs. M. T. Bennett explaining a number of the enclosed photographs by Frank Duncan to be donated to the museum in Marfa, Texas.
[Information about a Photograph of Three Girls]
Information written about a photograph of three young girls for a research paper about the Delgadillo family for a history class at Marfa High School. This document lists the names of the three girls, in order, and the ages and short biographical section for Rosa Delgadillo and Cruz Delgadillo. What appears to be a rough draft for another photograph's information is handwritten on the back, but is marked out in red ink.
My Grandmother's Sisters
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the author's grandmother's sisters, Rubio D. Dominguez and Maria Rubio D. Ochoa.
The Life of Juan Dominguez
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Juan Dominguez - joining the Border Patrol, marriages, duties as a Border Patrol officer, and retirement.
Vic Dominguez
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Vic Dominguez, who worked at a number of grocery stores in Marfa, Texas, until opening a taxi stand. Vic Dominguez had four children, and each child is discussed at length (date of birth, career, children, etc.) in this paper.
Mary Elizabeth Runkles Davis
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Mary Elizabeth Runkles Davis from Marfa, Texas, who contracted polio at the age of seven - She later went on to eat dinner with President Roosevelt, become Woman of the Year in 1968, and write poetry.
The Drake Family
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the Drake family, who first came to Texas in the 1850s. John Drake, the author's grandfather, was a poor ranch man, and the author's father, Dawson Cole Drake, was stationed in England during his military service.
Building Structure
Photograph of a portion of an old deteriorating structure in West Texas. This photograph shows part of a wall with a window in it.
C.J. Alvorado
Photograph of C .J. Alvorado in the 1970s. He wears a suit and tie and a Western hat.
[Old House]
Photographic detail of the a side of an old house in West Texas.
[Old House]
Photograph building project on an old house in West Texas. The photo shows the wall of the house that has two large arches in it, a ladder leaning against the roof and stones stacked on another part of the roof.
[Old House]
Photograph of an old wooden building near some trees. It has a wooden picket fence around a small yard.
[Old House]
Photographic detail of an old house. The photographer was looking out of a window at an exterior wall of a house. The wall has wooden siding with three windows.
[Old House]
Photograph of a details inside an old house in West Texas. Shown is a brick wall under the framing for a roof.
[Ruins of an Old House]
Photograph of what is left of an old house in West Texas. The photo shows the rock and brick siding with the wooden framing for the roof.
[Stone Pieces]
Photograph of rectangular pieces of stone stacked against a building
[Stonework]
Photograph of stonework on a structure.
[Roof on Old House]
Photograph of the roof of an old house in West Texas. The detail shot shows the shingles on the roof and the siding on the house.
[Clay Roof Tiles on an Old House]
Photograph of clay tiles on an old roof of a house.
[Chimney on Roof]
Photograph of a chimney on a roof of an old house in West Texas.
Building Structure and Windmill
Photograph of an old deteriorating structure in West Texas. This photograph shows the building made of rock and bricks with a windmill behind it. The roof only has its framing left.
Building Structure
Photograph of the crawl space underneath an old building in West Texas. The building had larger stumps holding the building off the ground. It has wooden siding.
Building Structure
Photograph of an old deteriorating structure in West Texas. This photograph shows a part of the the building with 2 x 4 bracing. The roof is made from curved clay tiles.
Building Structure
Photograph of a window in an old building in West Texas.
Building Structure
Photograph of an old deteriorating structure in West Texas. This photograph shows a part of the the building with 2 x 4 bracing. The roof is made from curved clay tiles.
[Building Structure - Old House]
Photograph of a window in an old house in West Texas.
[Building Structure - Old House]
Photograph of a window in an old house in West Texas.
[Building Structure - Old House]
Photograph of a window in an old house in West Texas.
[Decorative Dormer]
Photograph of a dormer with decorative wooden shingles on an old house in West Texas.
[Four Unidentified Individuals by a Brick Wall]
Photograph of four unidentified individuals standing in front of a brick wall.
[Window Frame Detail]
Photograph of a detail on a wooden window frame on an old house in West Texas.
[Woman in a Coat]
Photograph of a woman in a coat. She stands in front of a brick wall.
[Wooden Door]
Photograph of a wooden paneled door, with a wooden frame around it and wainscoting on the walls beside it. This is in an old house in West Texas.
[Old Home in West Texas]
Photograph of a detail on an old wooden house in West Texas. The Photo shows the stone foundation and brick walls of the structure.
[Old House]
Photograph of an old house. The photograph shows an old automobile on the far side of the wood, stone and brick structure.
[Wedding Party]
Photograph of a wedding party, individuals not identified.