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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
Teddie Mae Baker
Photograph of Teddie Mae Baker inside Genevive's Beauty Shop in Marfa, Texas.
Tommy Wells
Photograph of Tommy Wells, owner of Nu-Way Grocery Store in Marfa, Texas. He stands by the front door of the store.
[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.
Employees of Nu-Way Grocery Store
Photograph of Jesse Chavez, Eaton Wells and Mike Bales, employees at the Nu-Way Grocery Store in Marfa, Texas.
Employees at Colomo's Handy Store
Photograph of employees inside Colomo's Handy Store in Marfa, Texas. Individuals are: Frank Quintanar, Pete Parras and Hilario Rivera.
Employees at Eddie Pierce Motors, Inc.
Photograph of mechanics and servicemen, Manuel Martinez, Joe Acosta, Humphris, Bill, and Henry Mata, employees at Eddie Pierce Motors, Inc. in Marfa, Texas.
Employees of Nu-Way Grocery Store
Photograph of Mr. Cano and Alfredo Rodriguez, employees at the Nu-Way Grocery Store in Marfa, Texas. They are behind the meat counter.
Jess Clay Evans Jr. and his Family
Photographs of Jess Evans and his family. This page is part of a 1977 report for a history class at Marfa High School by Jess Evans.
[Four Unidentified Individuals by a Brick Wall]
Photograph of four unidentified individuals standing in front of a brick wall.
Helen Forbes
Photograph of Helen Forbes, head librarian at Marfa Public Library from 1958 - 1974.
Manuel Colomo
Photograph of Maunel Colomo, owner of Colomo's Handy Store in Marfa, Texas.
Genevive Prieto
Photograph of Genieve Prieto of Genevive's Beauty Shop in Marfa, Texas.
Mary Sylva and Evelyn Davis
Photograph of Evelyn Forbes (R) assistant librarian at Marfa Public Library. Beside her is Mary Sylva (L) who also worked at the library in 1974.
[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.
Marfa Manufacturing Company
Photograph of an unidentified man standing in a large doorway at Marfa Manufacturing Company.
[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.
[Old Home in West Texas]
Photograph of an old wooden house in West Texas. The view is from one end of the building showing a front and back porch, a decorative dormer and two windows.
[Old Home in West Texas]
Photograph looking through a window or door of an old wooden house in West Texas.
Building Structure
Photograph of a portion of an old deteriorating structure in West Texas. This photograph shows part of a doorway, a wall, and a roof.
Building Structure
Photograph of a brick wall that is part of an old building in West Texas.
Building Structure
Photograph of a portion of an old deteriorating structure in West Texas. This photograph shows part of a wall made from bricks and rock.
[Brick Wall]
Photograph of an old brick wall with wooden framing where roof once was.
[One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words]
This is a research paper written by Jaime Javier Vasquez for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1978. It is about the early photographers in Marfa and the West Texas area. These men and women documented the landscape, the people and events of the early 20th century in that area. The author found little information about these photographers personally but included what he did uncover.
Mr. Nestor Baeza
Pages from a research paper by Frank Baeza for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. The pages describe three photographs from 1917 - 1920 of Nestor Baeza with men surveying his land and making sotol, a drink similar to tequilla.
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.