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[Cartoon of the New Deal]

Description: Cartoon depiction of the New Deal introduced during the Great Depression. Picture shows a mother pig with many teats and "Old Faithful, The Tax Payer" written on her. Behind her are seventeen piglets with acronyms written on them, including "AAA," "CC," and "FERA." At the bottom of the picture is the title: "A Small Part of the Brood."
Date: unknown

Diedrick Dutchover and the Overland Mail Route

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the first San Antonio-El Paso mail run, which required thirty days to cover 673 miles by stage coach and heavily armed frontiersmen of ward off attacks. Diedrick Dutchover was one of the soldiers that accompanied the stage coaches on horseback to protect the mail carriers from threats.
Date: December 10, 1969
Creator: Arriola, Conrado

[Research on the Great Depression in Marfa, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: 1974
Creator: Roman, Hallie Rey

[Photograph of a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a main street in Marfa, Texas with crowds of people standing to the sides and on the roofs of buildings, and wagons in the middle of the street. The wagon nearest to camera has a banner that says, "The Darkest Light Company in America."
Date: unknown
Creator: Duncan, Frank

Five Pictures

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Alejandro "Alec" Dominguez, the author's grandfather, and his children.
Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Dominguez, Alice

[Teacher's Daily Lesson Plan Sheet about the Depression]

Description: 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.
Date: 1974

[Information about DeAnda Family Photographs]

Description: Information written about two family photographs for a history class at Marfa High School about the DeAnda family. The first document lists, in order, the names of each member of the DeAnda family who have gathered for a collective family photograph - the writer's great-grandparents are featured. The next document gives information about the creation and process of using a mud oven at El Boracho Ranch. Lastly, a small slip of paper gives information about where El Boracho Ranch is located.
Date: 1966
Creator: Salgado, Ernest