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Corporal Whittington
Photograph of Corporal Whittington on maneuvers in Cloudcroft, New Mexico. he is standing beside a caisson.
[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.
Pages about Viejo Pass
Correspondence from Jack Shipman in 1937 that includes information about a monument in Viejo Pass and an account of the fight between the Cavalry with some Pueblo Indian scouts and the Apache Indians in that place in 1880.
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.
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.
CCC Service Camp
Photograph description by Calistro Nunez Sr. in an interview on January 18, 1975 by Calistro Nunez, Jr., "This picture was taken in 1933, during the depression, when President Roosevelt held office. It shows a CCC Service Camp, which was formed so that the people could work. Their jobs were at making roads on the Chisos Mountain, where Big Bend is now located. The government paid the federal workers according to their duties and responsibilities under several different pay plans. They lived in these camps and were allowed to leave every fifteen days to go to the nearest town."
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.
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.
[Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt riding in car]
Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt in Arkansas parade, riding in a large convertible automobile. The Roosevelts are in the back seat and two men are flanking the right and left of their car. A third man is sitting between the President and Eleanor Roosevelt. A fourth man is in the seat right in front of the President and Elanor Roosevelt, and a fifth man has his back to the camera and is entering the driver's side of the automobile.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[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.
[A reunion for which Hub Castleberry cooked]
A group for which Hub Castleberry prepared a meal. More than 40 unknown people of various ages and genders are featured in the photograph. All but eight men in the lower half of the photograph are standing. The picture was taken outside, beneath a large tree. Cookware and pots are on tables near the far right corner of the photograph.
[Typical meal near the Y Ranch]
Camp meal outside, near the Y Ranch. Three men are standing, and the shadows of two other men are in the right corner of the photograph. One man is hunched between two of the cowboys.
[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.
[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.
[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.
Workers on Carrasco Ranch
Photograph of workers that were making a road to the house on the Carrasco Ranch in West Texas. The men are: Rijino Zubiate of Alpine, TX; Abel Delgadillo of Ojinaga; Agopito Zubiate of Pecos, Texas; Mike Montoyo of Alpine, Texas; Juan Young of Cloudcroft, Texas; and G.A. Glenn of El Paso.
Lucia Carrasco at age 62
Photograph of Lucia Carrasco at age 62. This photo was included in a research paper by James Pena-Alfano for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966.
[Cole and Bug Means with roping horse]
"Bug" and Cole Means with a roping horse. One of the brothers is standing and holding the roping horse's reigns while the other brother is sitting on top of the roping horse.
Estephana Chavirra and Trine Silvas in 1930
Photograph of (L-R) Trine Silvas and Estephana Chavirra wearing new dresses purchaed from a peddler in 1930. This photo was included in a research paper by Stella Nunez for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
[Luciana and Sebastina Cedillo]
Sebastina Cedillo and her sister, Luciana Cedillo. The women are posing for a portrait. Luciana is to the left of Sebastina and wears a watch pendant given to her by her grandfather, Deputy Sheriff Miguel Hernandez.
[Mr. W.H. Cleveland near Ruidosa Hot Springs]
Mr. Cleveland near Ruidosa Hot Springs. He is standing center left in a Marfa desert landscape.
[W.H. Cleveland and W.E. Love at the Petan Ranch ]
W.H. Cleveland and W.E. Love are sitting outside at the Petan Ranch. From left to right: W.E. Love and W.H. Cleveland. A small ranch structure made from adobe is in the background.
[1935 class picture from Casa Piedra]
Class picture of Mrs. Ora Matthews' junior high class in 1935. From left to right: Rita Alvarado, Jesusita Herrera, Josephine Polanco, Conrado Vasquez, Jr., Anita Hernandez, Carmen Vasquez, Cirso Munoz, Catarina Chavez, and Lucilla Polanco. Lucilla Polanco was employed by Casner Motor Company in the 1960s. Josephine Polanco was Mrs. Henry Lujan, Emerald's mother.
[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.
Gabriel Campos, May 1932
Photograph of Gabriel Campos, son of Lino Campos. He stands next to a tricycle, a wagon is in the background.
[School with children in Casa Piedra]
1938 picture of Casa Piedra school. The school was built in 1932. There are approximately twenty-two unidentified children of various ages standing in front of the Casa Piedra school.
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.
[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 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.
[Unidentified man in suit]
Photograph of unidentified man in a suit, circa 1930s. He has light hair and light eyes, and is possibly older than 30-years of age.
[Cipriano Borunda, Carolina Borunda, and Anastasia Borunda]
Picture taken in 1930 with Model A automobile. From left to right: Cipriano Borunda, Carolina Borunda, and Anastasia Borunda. In the 1960s, Carolina Borunda was the owner of the Old Borunda Cafe and John's Dry Goods Store. Two other children in the photograph are unidentified.
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.
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.
[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 O. C. Dowe]
Photograph of O. C. Dowe in Mexico sitting on a horse with a wagon 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.
[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 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.
Febronio Acosta, Identification Card, 1930
Identification Card belonging to Febronio Acosta, President of the Mexican Honorary Commission during 1930.
[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.
[Grooming Horses During Maneuvers ]
Photograph of soldiers grooming horses with the 82nd Field Artillery on a military maneuver to Marfa.
[Kitchen During Maneuvers ]
Photograph of the kitchen tent of the 82nd Field Artillery during maneuvers during hike to Marfa in 1937.
82nd Field Artillery Barracks
Photograph of the 82nd Field Artillery barracks. In the front row, second from right is Alton Ashcroft.
Battery E Mascot
Photograph of the Battery "E", 82nd Field Artillery, mascot, a trained dog sitting up.
French 75 mm Cannon
Photograph of a French 75 mm cannon from the 82nd Field Artillery at Fort Bliss.