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Description: 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.
Description: Informal order blank used by Thomas Clement Crosson in 1901. The order was sent to Murphy & Walker, a general store and bank located in Marfa, Texas.
Date: February 28, 1901
Item Type: Letter
Description: Mayor Henry Coffield receives an award from the City of Marfa. To the left of Henry Coffield is Mary Taylor, the former city secretary of Marfa. To the left of Mary Taylor is former City Attorney H. O. Metcalfe. Metcalfe is handing the plaque to Mayor Coffield.
Description: Photograph of buildings in the mountains at Camp Holland, Texas. The two long buildings in the front are the barracks and the middle building is the mess hall. The four buildings in the background are officers' quarters. The barracks are built of stone. Cacti grow in the foreground. This photo was included in a research paper by William Kim Thornsburg in an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Description: Here is a colored view of the Camp of what it looked like in 1964. The green part in the center of the three long buildings was a water fountain. This photo was included in a research paper by William Kim Thornsburg in an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966.
Description: 1964 picture of Catalina Cabezuela and Jesus Cabezuela observing flowers in an El Paso yard. Catalina Cabezuela is standing in front of Jesus Cabezuela. They are both standing in front of a one-story brick home.
Description: This is a paper describing the store of Max Cortez.
Date: January 17, 1977
Creator: Cortez, Mario
Item Type: Book
Description: Paper based on an interview with Johnnie Collie. The paper describes his family, his different jobs in a variety of places and his time in the U.S. Army. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1977 by Orlando Garcia.
Date: January 10, 1977
Creator: Garcia, Orlando
Description: This is a research paper written by Pablo Alvarado for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 13, 1972. It is a biography of Ira Cline, a man who worked in law enforcement most of his life in west Texas and Mexico.
Date: December 13, 1972
Creator: Alvarado, Pablo
Description: Research paper written by Laurelle Patricia Dunsavage for an American History Class at Marfa High School on March 3, 1977. It is about different types of healers in the hispanic culture and has a section defining the different herbs and their uses in remedies. Samples of the actual herbs are included in this report.
Date: March 3, 1977
Creator: Dunsavage, Laurelle Patricia
Description: Research paper written by Sally Salcido for an American History Class at Marfa High School. It describes the cuanderos - or quack-healers in Hispanic culture. The paper lists several diseases and remedies used by cuanderos.
Creator: Salcido, Sally
Description: Paper written by Jon Polson for his history class at Marfa High School on January 29, 1978. It is about the family of George and Lizzie Crosson, two of the earliest settlers in west Texas. They arrived by covered wagon in 1866-1867. The started the Goat Mountain Ranch and had five children.
Date: January 29, 1978
Creator: Polson, Jon
Description: Paper written by Irma Gutierrez, chronicling St. Mary's Catholic church
Date: c. 1968
Creator: Gutierrez, Irma
Description: Three daughters of Jesus Cabezuela are pictured in the year 1925. From left to right: Contributor's mother (standing, age 12), Dora Cabezuela (seated, age 1), and Aurora Cabezuela (standing, age 3).
Date: c. 1925