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Mrs. W. W. Bogel
This photograph is a portrait of Sarah Newton Bogel. She appears to be middle-aged and is wearing a dress with a dark pattern and lace as well as a necklace. There is a typed caption under the photograph that says "Mrs. W. W. Bogel" as well as a handwritten note on the back that says, "Mrs. W. W. Bogel c. 1913." Additionally, there is a handwritten note accompanying the photograph that reads, "Mrs. William Woodworth (Sarah Newton) Bogel a real Marfa and Presidio County pioneer. She came to Marfa with her husband and daughter, Jessie - age 2 - in 1884. Photo made in 1913" signed "W. B. Hubbard."
[Photograph of Angora Goat Herd]
Photograph of a herd of Angora goats owned by the Wilson family inside of a fenced yard, with a woman walking among them.
[Photograph of the Wedding of Pilar Dominguez and Hijinio Roman]
Photograph of Pilar Dominguez and Hijinio Roman on their wedding day with their friends and wedding party on either side of them, all dressed in suits and dresses.
Hilaria Acosta, 1914
Photographic portrait of a Hilaria Acosta.
[Marfa Family]
In this photograph, several people are standing on an unpaved road against a wooden fence which encloses a house and yard. In the foreground there are seven people, from left to right: a young boy dresed casually; an older gentleman dressed in a suit and tie holding his hat at his side; a young child dressed in white sitting on a fence post and being held by a woman in a white dress; a second woman, also in a white dress and holding a baby; and another man, also dressed in a suit and tie, wearing a hat and standing in the yard (on the other side of the fence). Behind them, the house is built out of bricks and has a small porch with white pillars, a chair, and some plants in containers. A barrel and some indistinguishable items are visible in the yard and at the back of the house.
Mexican Refugees
Photograph of Mexican refugees fleeing to Marfa to escape Pancho Villa in 1914. Some are on foot, some are on horseback and some ride in wagons.
[Miquel Cabezuela and his family in 1914]
Exterior picture of Miquel Cabezuela with his family in 1914. They are standing in front of a brick structure. From left to right: Catalina (standing), Miquel (sitting), Lamberto, Manuela, Cruz, and Carlos.
[Photograph of O. C. Dowe and Millie Wilson]
Photograph of O. C. Dowe and Millie Wilson riding horses in a grove of trees.
[Photograph of Texas Rangers in Valentine, Texas]
Photograph of a group of Texas Rangers in Valentine, Texas. Three of the men are sitting in a wagon pulled by horses, and the other three are riding horses. The first horse rider from the left is O. C. Dowe, Millie Wilson's husband.
Silvester Chavira with his Wife and Children
Studio family portrait of Silvester Chavira with his wife Felisita, his son Salvador, and his daughters Elvida, Tanita, and Enedina in 1914. The daughters have large bows in their hair. This photo was included in a research paper by Lupita Traveo for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Students at St. Mary's School
Photograph of female students from St. Mary's School in Marfa, Texas in 1914. The girl on the top right is Carmen Vizcaino.
Students at St. Mary's School
Description of a photograph of female students from St. Mary's School in Marfa, Texas in 1914.
Van Adams at the Gas Pump, 1914
Photograph of Van Adams at the gas pump in 1914, Marfa, Texas. Description on the back reads, "This is type of service stations. Normally gas was pumped into a 5 gal can & then strained thru chamois skin to keep out dirt. Probably no one remembers Van Adams. His father was a River officer." This photo was included in a research paper by David Newton for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1971.
Antonia Cano in Grand Falls, Texas
"This picture of Antonio G. Cano was taken in Grand Falls, Texas on December 12, 1914. Her husband, Martin, was a loyal follower of Pancho Villa. They later moved to Grand Falls in 1925." This statement was made by Alma Cano and was included in a research paper by Delfina Heredin for a history class at Marfa High School in 1975.
[Alpine Postcard]
Postcard of a view of Alpine, Texas. The photograph was taken from the top of a hill. The postcard is addressed to Maria R. Pena in El Paso, Texas. It is dated April 22, 1915.
Officer's Line, Fort Davis, Texas
In this photograph, there are about 10 buildings that appear to be identical, all in a line. A handwritten note on the front says "Officers Line" which suggests that the buildings are the houses of the officers and their families. Each house has a dark roof and five white pillars that form the rim of the porch. There are trees interspersed among the houses. In front of the buildings, there is a large area that is fenced in and contains several animals. Behind the houses, there is a rocky ridge covered in desert scrub and plants. This postcard was sent to "Mr. Frank Russell" in Marfa, Texas and the postmark is from Casa Piedra, Texas sent August 27, 1915. The text, handwritten in ink, reads: "Dear Frank:- This card re-calls memories of much a _happy_ day and each moon-light night that we have been riding & have wished that you were with us. Don't work too hard but come out here if you can. Lovingly, Mabel."
[Photograph of Millie Wilson]
Photograph of Millie Wilson wearing a white dress and hat and looking down at her hands while sitting on a rock underneath a tree.
[Photograph of O. C. and Millie Dowe's First Home]
Photograph of O. C. and Millie Dowd's first home on the George Sutherlin Ranch, as seen from across a field. A car and a horse can be seen in front of the house.
Thomas Acosta
Portrait of Tomas and Aliza Acosta on their wedding day in El Mulato, Mexico in 1915.
A.M. Avant and Charlie Crosson
Photograph of A.M. Avant (left) and Charlie Crosson of Marfa, Texas in July 1915. A map of Texas and a calendar hang on the wall.
Anastacio and Luisa Flores Chavaria with Manuel Nunez
Photograph of Anastacio Chavaria, his wife Luisa Flores Chavaria and their grandson Manuel Nunez in Ruidosa, Texas in 1916. They stand near a chair with a potted geranium sitting on it. Anastacio and Manuel wear hats. This photo was included in a research paper by Stella Nunez for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Henovena Nevares Despudo and Maria Acosta
Photograph of Henovena Nevares Despudo and Maria Acosta in Marfa, Texas in 1916. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966.
[Photograph of Gus Bogel on Horseback]
In this photograph, a young man (dressed in a light-colored shirt and chaps and wearing a cowboy hat) is sitting astride a horse. The horse is dark but has a white stripe down the middle of its face and three very short white socks. There is a coiled rope attatched to the saddle. They appear to be standing in a corral or yard of bare dirt. In the background, there is a wooden fence and a wooden structure with pegs and various items hanging on the side. There is also a sawhorse and several other objects on the ground to the right, in front of the building. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Gus Bogel 1916."
[Luis Colomo, age 20]
Luis Colomo is seated in a 1900s style chair. He is wearing a full suit with a tie, and boots. He is approximately twenty years of age.
[After the deer hunt]
In this photograph, there are two trees with at least three dead dear hanging upside-down from the branches. Two of the deer have been split open and an older man in the center of the photograph is cutting the third. Another man, dressed casually, is watching him work. To the far right, there is a covered buggy or wagon that is unhitched and parked. Behind the men, there is a white spotted dog lying on the ground and a white building, presumably a house. In the background there appear to be mountains. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Geo Gleim & Nick Mansfelder hunting on Joe Espy Ranch north of Ft. Davis, Texas."
Engineers Surveying Land in Boquilla del Peguis
Photograph taken in Boquilla del Peguis in 1917. The man on horseback is Mr. Nestor Baeza and the other two men are engineers surveying Mr. Baeza's land. A river runs through a canyon to the right of the picture. This photo was included in a research paper by Frank Baeza for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
The Hensley Family
Photograph of the Hensley family in 1917. The men, women and children are all standing outside of some buildings near a fence. Many of them wear hats.
Jose Maria Chavez
Description of a photo of Jose Maria Chavez from a paper written in 1966 for a Marfa High School history class by Mary Melendez reads, "The picture was taken in 1917. The person is Jose Maria Chavez. He was serving in the army when the picture was taken. He served during World War I. He was at that time married to Christina Magallenez. They were living in Marfa at that time. After he completed his military services he came home to Marfa where his wife was. They had four children to take care of and send to school. He was a cook by occupation and worked for ranchers around the Marfa area. With the money he earned he sent his children to school to learn to read and write. He always tried to give his family whatever they needed."
Marcello and Gregoria Campos
Photograph of Marcello and Gregoria Campos. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Raymunda Armendariz and Angelita Baeza
Photograph of Raymunda Armendariz and Angelita Baeza in 1917 in Presidio, Texas.
Surveying Party on Ojinaga
Photograph taken in San Francisco, Ojinaga, Mexico in 1917. The men are (L-R): Mr. Nestor Baeza, Mr. Manuel Dominguez, and Mr. Francisco Granado. They using mules to help Mr. Baeza measure his land.
[Call for Military Service for Ben Avant, 1917]
Official call for military service and to appear for physical examination for Ben Sidney Avant of Marfa, Texas August 17, 1917.
[Wedding photograph of Luis and Nieves Colomo]
Nieves Marquez and Luis Colomo on their wedding day. Nieves is wearing a wedding dress created by her two sisters, Carlota and Dorotea Marquez. Both Nieves and Luis are standing. Nieves is to the left of Luis. Luis is wearing a suit with no tie. Nieves was sixteen in the photograph and Luis was twenty-one years of age.
[Wedding Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. George Dawson]
Wedding portrait of Mr. George Dawson in a black suit and Mrs. Juana Dawson in a white wedding dress with a long veil.
Boone Oliphant at Brite Headquarters
Photograph of Boone Oliphant at the Brite Ranch headquarters in 1918. He is on a horse. Other cowboys are on the ground behind him. Wagons are further in the background.
Brite Ranch Headquarters and Fort
Photograph of the fort built by LC Brite after the Mexican raid on his ranch on Christmas Day in 1917. The Texas Rangers lived in the fort for several years after the raid. Behind the concrete fort are wooden buildings, fences, and a wooden wagon. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Hans Briam's Grocery Store in Marfa, Texas
Interior of Hans Briam's Grocery Store. On the left is E.T. McDonald and on the right is Hans Briam. Written on the back of the photo is, "I Never Sleep" The merchant who has practically everything and will sell it to you for less.
High Lonesome Camp of Lee Trimble
Photograph of Lee Trimble's High Lonesome Camp at the top of the rimrock overlooking Mexico. This camp was south of the trail that the Mexican's used to raid the Brite Ranch. There was a telephone at the camp to the ranch house. The man, probably Lee Trimble, stands outside his canvas tent wearing a holster. His saddle sits on a stand next to him. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
[Photograph of a Horse in a Field]
Photograph of a large field with mountains on the horizon and nothing to be seen except a windmill in the distance and a horse in the foreground. Frank Duncan's title for the photo, printed at the bottom, is: "Out Across the Plains"
[Photograph of Mexican Canyon in Lajitas, Texas]
Photograph of Mexican Canyon on Allen and Crawford Ranch in Lajitas, Texas. Photo was taken by Frank Duncan and is copyrighted in 1918.
[Photograph of W. H. Cleaveland and Harry Andrews]
Photograph of W. H. Cleaveland wearing suspenders and Harry Andrews standing next to him with his hands on his belt.
[Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Dominguez and Family]
Portrait of the Dominguez family. Alex Dominguez, Sr. and his wife Francisca Dominguez are sitting down with their youngest child sitting in Mr. Dominguez's lap and their son, Ben Dominguez, standing behind them.
Telista Martinez Mata, Ramona Martinez and Angelita Martinez
Photograph of Telista Martinez Mata and her sister Ramona Martinez. The child is Angelita Martinez. This photo was taken in 1918 in Terlingua, Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Herlinda Espinoza for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Texas Rangers at the Brite Ranch
Photograph of five Texas Rangers outside of the Brite Ranch near Marfa, Texas. L-R: Boone Oliphant, Lee Trimble, Clint Holden, Billie Duncan, and Jack Murdock. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
"Three Musketeers" of 1918
Photograph of the "Three Musketeers" of 1918. L-R: Lee Trimble, Clint Holden, and Boone Oliphant. Lee is riding the Brite stallion, Clint is riding the Mexican raider mule and Boone is riding the Mexican raiders' white horse. Lee claimed that the horses did not like the mules. They all wear hats and have rifles. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Wedding Photo of Encarnacion and Jose Chavez in 1918
Description of this photo from a paper by Londa Venegas written in January 1977 for a Marfa High School history class, "In this picture are my grandmother's parents, brothers, and sisters. From top left to right is: Maria, Jose and Encarnacion Chavez, Jose Jr. Center left to right: Manuela, my grandmother Francisca, her parents Jose and Thomasa, Teofila, Jose Inez. Bottom left to right: Sisto, Jesus, the baby is Paula, Sabina, and Pantalion Herrera. This picture was taken when my great aunt was married to Jose Chavez in 1918 in Casa Pierda."
[Postcard of George Dawson]
Postcard of a portrait of George Dawson in his army uniform, sent from Camp Sheridan in Alabama. On the back of the postcard is a handwritten note in Spanish from George Dawson to Jose Ramirez.
Andes Alvorado
Photograph of Andres Alvorado in Terllingua in 1919. He is on horseback. He was a revolutionary who rode with Pancho Villa.
Francisco Borunda and Friends
Photograph of Francisco Borunda, Quito?, and Adam Juarez in 1919.
Major James P. Yancy
Photograph of a portrait of Major James P. Yancy, commander of the 8th and 5th Cavalry. Yancy is standing with his hands behind his back and is in military uniform. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Major James P. Yancy, Commanding 8th & 5th Cavalry, Expedition into Mexico, August 19th - 24th, 1919. From Stacy C. Hinkle Files."