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[Photograph of View from Candelaria Hill Road]
Photograph of Candelaria Hill in the mountains of west Texas with a butte rising up out of the hill, taken from Candelaria Hill Road.
Private Andy Smith at Campground in New Mexico
Photograph of an Private Andy Smith at Army camp in Cloudcroft, New Mexico.
Soldiers and Machine Gun
Photograph of an Corporal Garrison and Private Stafford with a 50 caliber water-cooled machine gun.
[W.R. Ceke]
Photograph of A.W.Ceke, a barber in Marfa, Texas during the 1930s.
Cavalry Sergeant at a Horse Show
Photograph of an 8th Cavalry Sergeant at a horse show.
Corporal Garrison on Horse "Peanuts"
Photograph of an Corporal Garrison sitting backwards on "Peanuts" in a corral. "Scotty" is behind him.
French 75 mm Cannon
Photograph of a French 75 mm cannon from the 82nd Field Artillery at Fort Bliss.
Lieutenant Adams on a Sunday Morning
Photograph of an Lieutenant Adams on a Sunday morning in the officers' tent. He is relaxing and reading a newspaper. Enlisted men are in the background.
Lucas Brite and Cattle, c. 1930
Photograph of Lucas Brite looking over bull calves at the Brite Ranch headquarters in the 1930s. He wears a suit and tie with a hat. This photo was included in a report by Andrew Wells for an American History class at Marfa High School on January 13, 1975.
[Grooming Horses During Maneuvers ]
Photograph of soldiers grooming horses with the 82nd Field Artillery on a military maneuver to Marfa.
[Wesley Holmes from Broken Bow, OK]
Photograph of Private Wesley Adams leaving for his first furlough. He was from Broken Bow, Oklahoma.
[Wesley Holmes from Broken Bow, OK]
Photograph of Private Wesley Adams leaving for his first furlough. He was from Broken Bow, Oklahoma.
Bootleggers
Photograph of bootleggers, most likely during prohibition. The Mexicans regularly smuggled sotol, a drink similar to tequila, across the border near the Big Bend area of West Texas. These men have a barrel and some bottles of alcohol on the ground next to them.
82nd Field Artillery Barracks
Photograph of the 82nd Field Artillery barracks. In the front row, second from right is Alton Ashcroft.
[82nd Field Artillery Hiking to Marfa]
Photograph of the 82nd Field Artillery on the second day of their eight-day hike to Marfa, Texas.
Battery E Mascot
Photograph of the Battery "E", 82nd Field Artillery, mascot, a trained dog sitting up.
[Army Camp, Doña Ana, New Mexico]
Camp Street of the 82nd Field Artillery of the United States Army, looking North. This was in Doña Ana, New Mexico.
Ashcraft and Kirkpatrick on Mount Franklin
Photograph of Alton Ashcraft and Kirkpatrick on Mount Franklin. El Paso is in the background.
[Photograph of Alfred Dominguez at Shutze's Restaurant]
Photograph of Alfred Dominguez, another man, and a young girl standing in Schutze's Restaurant. The restaurant has counters and shelves along one wall, a bar with stools along the other, and a seating area in the back.
[Photograph of O. C. Dowe]
Photograph of O. C. Dowe in Mexico sitting on a horse with a wagon in the background.
[Portrait of the Delgadillo Sisters]
Portrait of three little girls in white dresses on a ranch. They are, from left to right, Rosa Delgadillo, Cruz Delgadillo, and Juana Mata.
[Photograph of the Dominguez Family]
Photograph of Vic Dominguez, Cirildo Dominguez, Lila Dominguez, and a little girl standing in front of an old-fashioned car.
[Photograph of Josefina Dominguez and Maria Ochoa]
Photograph of Josefina Rubio D. Dominguez in a white dress sitting on a pile of wood outside of a house, and Maria Rubio D. Ochoa in a dark dress standing next to her.
Photo Postcard of Santa Helena Canyon, Texas
Photographic postcard depicting the Grand Canyon of Texas, Santa Elena Canyon with the Rio Grande River running through it. One side is Texas and the other is Mexico. This photo was included in a research paper by Sammy Barnett for an American History class at Marfa High School in May 1964.
Enlace Matrimonial
Wedding invitation for Anita Marquez and Jose Cano in Marfa, Texas on January 31, 1937. A dance was held after the ceremony.
[Bob Carr wearing a cowboy hat]
Photograph of Bob Carr, circa 1930. He is wearing a cowboy hat and a three-piece suit and is standing in a barren field. Behind him are wooden boxes and a large wooden scaffold.
[Photograph of Corporal Johnson at Cloudcroft, New Mexico]
Photograph of Corporal Johnson leaning on a caisson in Cloudcroft, New Mexico in 1935. He was in the 82nd Field Artillery of the U.S. Army.
Lee Harrington and Oscar Wells at the Oil Well on the Brite Ranch
Photograph of Lee Harrington (L) and Oscar Wells (R) at the Brite oil well near the rimrock section of the Brite Ranch in April 1937. Ranch hands served as casing crews when needed. The men stand near two vehicles and a dog.
M.D. and Doug Bryant by Well #1
Photograph M.D. and Doug Bryant standing in front of State Lease #20174, Well #1 in the Yates Field at Iraan, Texas in 1937..
CCC Camp
Photograph of the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp located in the Chisos Mountains taken on November 26, 1937. The company stationed at this camp was 1855, it was under the command of Lt. Wm. L. Hagman and Lt. Archie L. Murray, second in command.
1930 Wedding
Photograph of a wedding in 1930. The bride and groom are, Cecilia Quintana and Rafael Bejarano. The Best Man is Daniel Quintana and the Maid of Honor is Sixta Quintana. The Flower Girl is Alice Jiminez.
Early Pistol Team of Marfa Border Patrol
Photograph of an early Pistol Team of the Border Patrol in Marfa, Texas. In their hands they hold metals for their skill. (L-R): James Metcalf, unknown, Nick Calaer, Earl Fallis, and Matthews. They all wear suits, ties, and hats.
Border Patrolmen from Marfa, Texas
Photograph of the Border Patrolmen in Marfa, Texas. (L-R, top row): Charles P. Holmes, Ware Hord, William Schrader, Jesse Lee Blackwell, Charles Hayes, George Dennis and Shelley Barnes. (L-R, front row): John F. Harn, Miles Canal, Emmett Hunter, Jesse Hill, Alvin Ogden, Stanley Roberts and Earl Fallis. They are all in uniform and wear riding boots. These men patroled the border with Mexico on horseback with their bedrolls on the back. They often slept along the river.
Border Patrolmen on the Lookout for Wetbacks
Photograph of two border patrolmen looking out for wetbacks that would cross the river. They rode horses as they patroled the river.
Border Patrolmen Stopping a Group of Smugglers
Photograph of border patrolmen coming upon a group of smugglers by the river in Presidio. Fred Ritter is in the foreground. Smugglers brought sotol, a drink similar to tequila, across the border during US prohibition.
Patrolmen Sending Messages by Carrier Pigeons
Photograph of border patrolmen releasing carrier pigeons to send a message to other stations. They have just caught and arrested some smugglers of sotol, a drink like tequila, in the town of Shafter, Texas. It was a dangerous job and many border patrolmen were wounded or died in the line of duty.
Border Patrol Chief C.C. Courtney
Photograph of Chief C.C. Courtney standing outside wearing his Border Patrol uniform around 1930.
Frank Martinez, Jr. and Carmen Martinez
Photograph of Frank Martinez, Jr. with his second wife, Carmen Martinez on their wedding day, April 13,1933 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.
Men at CCC Camp in Fort Davis
Photo of men at the CCC Service Camp at Fort Davis in 1933 during their time off from work. Marfa resident, Juan Jeso is circled in this photo.
Two Border Patrolmen in 1930
Photograph of two men from the Border Patrol in 1930. They are wearing their uniforms and standing in front of their vehicle used to apprehend criminals. The man on the left is Miles Scanall and the one on the right is Ogden. Ogden was fatally wounded when trying to handcuff some aliens on his own.
Alice Bishop
This photograph shows a young woman sitting in a chair. She is wearing a flowered dress and glasses and has her hair pulled back. Behind her, there is a wall that appears to be made of brick that is partially covered in ivy and has a door to the right. The chair appears to be on a path bordering a bed of flowers and other plants. Some parts of the photograph are obscured by white light. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says "Alice Bishop." There is a printed border around the photograph.
[Another reunion for which Hub Castleberry cooked]
A group for which Hub Castleberry prepared a meal. At least people are standing, and an unspecified number of people are sitting at a large table, beneath a grove of trees.
[Jesus Cabezuela, Catalina Cabezuela and others on U.S. 90]
Jesus Cabezuela and his family in 1938, taken on interstate US 90. From left to right: Jesus Cabezuela, Catalina Cabezuela, Aurora Cabezuela, and Dora Cabezuela.
[Imelda and Corina Colomo celebrate Mexican Independence Day]
Corina and Imelda Colomo celebrating the Mexican independence in 1934. Both girls are dressed in ethnic dresses which would have contained colors of green, white, and red to identify with the Mexican flag. The child in the right corner of the photograph is sitting in a chair, while the child in the left corner of the photograph is standing on a chair.
[Branding calves at the McElroy or Y Ranch]
Branding on a roundup at the McElroy or Y Ranch. Several herds of cattle are in the background. Four men are in the foreground. Two seated men are securing a calf and a third man is standing above the calf with a branding iron. A fourth man is running from the scene. One of the men in the photo is Hugh Castleberry, brother of Hub Castleberry.
CCC Service Camp Employees
Photograph description by Calistro Nunez Sr. in an interview on January 18, 1975 by Calistro Nunez, Jr., "This picture, taken in January 23, 1934, shows five federal employees standing in front of their barrack, These men worked in the CCC camps." The photo shows men standing on the steps outside the doorway.
[A roundup at the Y Ranch]
A roundup at the Y Ranch. Included in the photo (standing, left to right): Freddie Jones, George Lee, George Ligg, Joe Clarke, Unknown, George Clarke, Unknown, George Clarke, Unknown, Buck Kelton, Tom Grammer, Unknown, Sheriner, Dewy Gilbert, Smith, Hub Castleberry. Seated in front of the standing men (left to right): Two of Buck Kelton's sons, a reporter from "Cattleman's Weekly" magazine, a writer, and a rodeo hand. Rolled up tents and a chuck wagon are in the far right corner of the photograph. They are outside near the Y Ranch.
[McElroy or Y Ranch]
Wide photo of McElroy or Y Ranch headquarters. The ranch is in the center of a large area of dusty farmland.
[Wedding photo of Jose Ceniceros and Victoria Rede Ceniceros]
Jose Ceniceros and Victoria Rede on their wedding day. Victoria is in a wedding gown and Jose is in a suit and tie.
[Jose Cenicero in 1937]
Jose Ceniceros in 1937. He is wearing a cowboy hat and he is standing on the side of a craggy hill. He is wearing a three-piece suit without a jacket and his vest is unbuttoned.