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[Annual Century Club president's luncheon, late 1950s]
An annual President's luncheon of the Marfa Century Culture Club. The attendees are sitting behind a long, decorated table. A centerpiece is prominent, and sits in the middle of the photograph. From left to right: Mrs. Robinson, Mr. Russell Thornsbury (President of the Chamber of Commerce), Mrs. H. L. Hord (incoming President), Mrs. M.T. Bennett (luncheon Chairman and Master of Ceremonies), Mrs. M.S. Baker (outgoing President), and Mrs. George Mimms.
[Bob and Erin Carr in East Texas]
Photograph of Bob Carr and Erin Carr in their East Texas yard in 1957. The couple is surrounded by tall wildflowers. Erin Carr is standing to the left of Bob Carr.
[Bob and Erin Carr in their East Texas home]
Photograph of Bob Carr and Erin Carr in their East Texas yard. Bob Carr is pending down on one knee and Erin Carr is bending to the side.
[Catalina Cabezuela with hoola hoop]
1958 picture of Catalina Cabezuela playing with a hoola hoop. Jesus Cabezuela is sitting to the left in a chair, reading.
[The Century Culture Club of Marfa in 1959]
Marfa Century Culture Club officers in 1959. The women are behind a large table decorated with flowers and snacks. They appear to be meeting in someone's home. From left to right: Mrs. Pat Godbold (First Vice-President), Mrs. Miller Robinson (President), Mrs. Mimms Sutton (Parliamentarian), Mrs. Gene Newman (Recording Secretary), Mrs. Herschel Adams (Club Counselor), Mrs. Kerr Mitchell (Corresponding Secretary), and Mrs. Morris Ledger (Treasurer).
Daniel Brito, Andres Garcia and Maria Brito
Photograph of (L-R): Daniel Brito, Andres Garcia, unknown girl, and Maria Brito. They are out of doors in a field.
[Father Peter M. Baque]
Small card honoring Reverend Peter M. Baque's founding of the Missionary Servants of St. Anthony.
First Baptist Church, Marfa, Texas
Photograph of the First Baptist Church in Marfa, taken in July 1958. The church was built in 1910.
Former Teacher Marks 16th Year as Paisano Secretary
This article gives a brief biography of Jesse Blackwell, written when he was 81. It tells about his family, career as a techer, and his involvement with the Baptist church. The citation at the beginning says "Copy of article taken from the Saturday, July 26, 1952 El Paso Times by Patty McKenzie, Times Correspondent."
[Fort Davis School Officials]
In this photograph, there are three men, dressed formally in suits and ties. The man in the middles is wearing glasses and holding a cigarrette. The men are standing against what appear to be wooden shelves, drawers, and cabinets. According to related information, these men are (from left to right) George Moore, Richard D. Shwartz, and A. V. Chaffin, standing in a new Home Economics building. Moore is believed to be the superintendent of the Fort Davis High School, and Shwartz and Chaffin are believed to be school board members.
[Four generations of Cabezuelas]
January 1959 picture of Catalina Cabezuela, her daughter, her granddaughter, and her great-granddaughter (Melva Yvonne). The women are seated on a red couch. From left to right: Catalina Cabezuela, Catalina's daughter, Catalina's granddaughter, and Catalina's great-granddaughter.
The History of Athletics in Marfa: A Research Paper Presented to Dr. Clifford Casey
Research paper written by Carlton Lewis Smith about the history of Marfa High School athletics. Included in the paper are scores of football and basketball games from 1914 to 1951, as well as an overview of coaches J. E. Gregg, L. B. Martin and Bodie Hunter.
[Home Economics Class]
In this photograph, four young women in dresses are standing in a kitchen. The two girls on the right are holding towels. According to related information, the four girls are (left to right): Lillian Frank, Trudy Acton, Jeannette Schultea, and Shirley Neill who are the first Fort Davis High School students to use the new Home Economics building.
[India Coffield and Frank Coffield in 1954]
Two separate photographs of India Coffield and Frank Edward Coffield sitting on the rear bumper of a 1950s car. India is sitting to the right of the license plate, and she is facing the camera. Frank Edward Coffield is in looking off to the side.
[James Dean]
Picture of James Dean sent by James Dean to India and Frank Coffield after filming the picture, "Giant."
[Mrs. W.H. Cleveland at age 92]
Photograph of Mrs. W.H. Cleveland at 92 years of age. She is sitting in a wheelchair. A fireplace is behind her, and framed photographs are on the fireplace mantle.
[Photograph of Alphie Dunlap]
Photograph of Alphie Dunlap wearing a plaid skirt and jacket with a dark collared shirt and standing in front of a car in a driveway, with snow on the ground.
[Photograph of Dutch Acton with an Eagle]
Photograph of Dutch Acton standing in front of a truck and holding an eagle with its wings outstretched. He roped and killed the eagle at Youngblood Ranch.
[Photograph of Juan Dominguez Receiving Certificate of Commendation]
Photograph of Juan Dominguez being congratulated by Chief Patrol Inspector Robert E. Gardner after receiving a Certificate of Commendation at a ceremony at Border Patrol headquarters in Marfa, Texas.
[Photograph of Texas Federation of Women's Clubs' Officers]
Photograph of three women in skirt suits, the officers of the District 8 Texas Federation of Women's Clubs. The women are, left to right, Mrs. W. F. Hargrove, Jr., Mrs. LeRoy Lardon, and Mrs. Harwood Keith.
[Portrait of Jessie Bogel]
This photograph is a portrait of Jessie Bogel Hubbard when she is an older woman with gray-streaked hair. She is wearing a dark patterned dress, a small necklace, and glasses. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Mrs. Harry J. (Jessie Bogel) Hubbard, [...] c. 1950."
Research paper of W.H. Cleveland and W.E. Love
Brief research paper describing the lives of W.H. Cleveland and W.E. Love.
A Resumé of the Davis Mountain Federation of Women's Clubs
Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School giving a detailed report of the first three years (1924-1927) of the organization known as the Davis Mountain Federation of Women's Clubs, an association that aimed to advance the civic and educational interests of the Big Bend District. Semi-annual meetings were held in auditoriums and homes across the Big Bend area to discuss the work to be undertaken, including the establishment of rural libraries and planting flowers and trees to beautify lawns.
[Sacred Heart Catholic Church in the 1950s]
Exterior of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in the 1950s.
[St. Mary's Catholic Church in the 1950s]
Exterior of St. Mary's Catholic church in the late 1950s.
[Wedding anniversary of Bob and Erin Carr]
Photograph of Bob Carr and Erin Carr in their East Texas home during their 50th wedding anniversary. Bob Carr is standing to the left of Erin Carr. They are standing behind a table. The table contains (from left to right): A crystal punch bowl, a flower centerpiece, and a three-tier cake.
[Wedding anniversary of Bob and Erin Carr with children]
Photograph of Bob Carr, Erin Carr and their children during their 50th wedding anniversary. Eleven people are featured in the photograph. Bob Carr is standing sixth from left and Erin Carr is standing seventh from the left. They are standing behind a table. The table contains (from left to right): A crystal punch bowl, a flower centerpiece, and a three-tier cake.
Women Cooking at the Old Borunda Cafe
Photgraph of women working in the kitchen at the Old Borunda Cafe taken in 1953. They were preparing a breakfast for a party using their wood-burning stove.