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Brite Ranch Headquarters in the 1920s.
Panoramic photograph from the 1920s of the Brite Ranch headquarters. This was a 125,000 acre ranch in Presidio County in West Texas. The photo shows (L-R): the main house, the barn, the shed, the fort, and the store. A group of unidentified people stand near the house. This photo was included in a report by Andrew Wells for an American History class at Marfa High School on January 13, 1975.
Brite Ranch House and Capote Mountain
Photograph of the Brite Ranch house in West Texas. Capote Mountain stands behind the house. This photo was included in a report for an American History class at Marfa High School.
The Brite Ranch Raid
This is a collection of pages and objects related to an entry by Clint W. White for the Alpine History Fair in Marfa, Texas in March 1984. Accompanying the research paper are three "History Day" judges' rating cards, a participant ribbon, and a certificate. The paper mentions a model of the ranch headquarters that accompanied this report. as well. Three ia a hand-written paper telling about the author's sources of information about the ranch. The three-page typed report tells the story of the raid on the Brite Ranch in 1917.
[Brite Ranch Shed and Store]
Photograph of the shed and store on the Brite Ranch in West Texas. The Capote Mountain is in the background. This photo was included in a report for an American History class at Marfa High School.
The Brite's of Marfa, Texas
This is a research paper written by Josephine Aguilor for an American History Class at Marfa High School on January 13, 1964. It contains biographical information about the Brite family, describing their home and their charitable acts in Marfa, Texas.
Brother and Sister Carrasco
This is a research paper written by Ninfa Porras for an American History Class at Marfa High School on January 17, 1977.
Bryan Cartwright at Ben Avant's Ranch
Photograph of Bryan Cartwright and an unidentified woman sitting on a horse at Ben Avant's ranch in 1945.
Bryant Family in 1906
Photograph of the Bryant family in 1906. Standing L-R: May, Edd, Alva, Claudia and Marcellus Douglas (bare footed). Seated L-R; Ella Gertrude Sojourner Bryant with Katie on her lap, Richard Jeremiah "Dick" Bryant with Mattie on his leg. Not shown are Ella, Ellen and Cherry who were born after 1906.
Bryant Home in Longstreet, Louisiana
Photograph of the home where Marcellus Douglas Bryant spent his childhood in Longstreet, Louisiana. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Bryant Home in Longstreet, Louisiana
Photograph of the home where Marcellus Douglas Bryant spent his childhood in Longstreet, Louisiana. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Bryant Williams in 1943
Photograph Bryant Williams in his uniform during the North African Campaign in 1943.
Bryant's Home at Spring Creek Ranch
Photograph of the side and back yard of the Bryant home at Spring Creek Ranch. There is a small pond in the foreground.
Bryant's Home at Spring Creek Ranch
Photograph of the front of the Bryant home at Spring Creek Ranch.The house has front porch and a screened-in porch along the side.
[Building in a Field]
This photograph shows an open field covered in short grass with a shadow of a person or an arm in the foreground. At the edge of the field, there is a small, white building in front of a group of trees. There are at least two automobiles visible beneath the trees. In the background, there is a low mountain directly behind the trees.
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.
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
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.
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 - 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.
Buildings at Camp Holland
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.
Buildings At Old Fort Davis - Fort Davis, Texas
This photograph shows four two-story buildings in front of the rocky cliff of a mountain. In the foreground, there is an area covered with scrub and what looks like an unpaved road and telephone poles in front of the buildings. The buildings to the far left and right look a bit weathered and old, but could still be in use and the one near the center has a pickup truck parked outside. The next building to the right appears to be abandoned and is sagging and falling apart; it looks as though it is made of wood although the others seem to be brick.
Bulletin, Baptist Church Dedication Service, 1943
The bulletin from the dedication service of First Baptist Church in Marfa, Texas on July 25, 1943. It contains the program for the service.
Bulletin, Baptist Church, Marfa, Texas, 1946
The bulletin from First Baptist Church in Marfa, Texas for July 28, 1946. It contains information about worship services, committees and church announcements.
Bulletin, Baptist Church, Marfa, Texas, 1948
The bulletin from First Baptist Church in Marfa, Texas for September 26, 1948. It contains information about worship services and church announcements.
Bunton Children, 1907
Photograph of Lucius, Jr.; Emma; Anna Belle; and Bill Bunton in 1907. They sit outdoors near some mountains. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Bunton Children and Dandy, 1908
Photograph of a bunch of the Bunton children with their donkey Dandy around 1908. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Bunton Family
Photograph of Bunton family, Written on the back of this photo is, "Inda, Sam, Mama, Papa, L. Lon Terry, King Terry, Jr."
Bunton Family, 1907
Photograph of Bill; Lucius, Jr.; Anna Belle and their mother, Amy Bunton in 1907. They stand outdoors near some mountains. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Bunton Family Photo in 1903
Photograph of Bunton family members Bill, Mr. Lucius Bunton, Sr.; Lucius Jr.; unknown; Amy; Emma; Belle; Sam; Joe; Oren; and unknown in 1903. This photo was included in a research paper by Jean Anne Evans in 1971 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Bunton, Lucius D.
Photograph of Lucius D. Bunton, District Attorney in Marfa, Texas. He is sitting at his desk.
Burial Ground near Presidio, Texas
Indian burial ground near Presidio, Texas.
Burro "Mida Mora"
Photograph of little Tommy Wells wearing a sombrero and sitting on a burro taken in 1927. The burro, named Mida Mora, was a blue mule captured from the bandits who raided the Brite Ranch in 1917. This burro served many years a a night horse, which was a horse left in the pen at night to gather other horses for use in the morning.
Burro named "Gansole"
Photograph of "Gansole", a faithful burro on the Brite Ranch in 1928. This animal served as a school bus, night horse, and a way to get home.
[Businesses in Marfa]
Report by Glenn Garcia for an American History class at marfa High School in January 1974. It is about businesses in Marfa, Texas based on his interviews with Jesusita Brito of Chuy's Place and Robert Martinez of Sandy's Grocery Store.
[Businesses in Marfa]
Report by Martha Sue Horn for an American History class at marfa High School in January 1974. It is about businesses in Marfa, Texas based on her interviews with business owners and employees at Eddie Pierce Motors, Inc., the Marfa Public Library, the Nu-Way Grocery Store, Colomo's Handy Store and Genevieve's Beauty Shop.
Butter Churn
Photographs of a butter churn with its dasher owned by Mrs. Fox Parker. It has a number 3 on it and a maple leaf. This page was included in a paper written by Elizabeth Newton for an American History class at Marfa High School in November 1967.
[Byrd Orchard]
This photograph shows a scenic view of the Byrd orchard. In the foreground, there are two fenced-in fields, the corner of one holds several grazing animals. Along the edge of the fence there are trees and what appears to be an irrigation ditch separating those fields from another field and the orchards. On the right of the photograph, there are several buildings, partially obscured by trees. To the left, there appears to be a slope coveered in desert trees and scrub and there are mountains in the background.
L.C. Brite
Photograph of L.C. Brite. He wears a suit and tie.
L.C. Brite
Photograph of L.C. Brite. Beneath the photo reads, "L.C. Brite. B.C.B. Trustee, 1914-41; President, 1925-41; T.C.U. Trustee, 1912-41. 29 years." He has a mustache and wears a suit and tie.
T.C. Davis as a Child
Photograph of T.C. Davis, son of W.W. and Lizzie Davis. He was born in 1902. In the picture he is wearing a hat and holding a cane. This photo was included in a research paper by Joh Polson for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1978.
C.F. Crosson in front of the Catholic Church in Fort Davis
Photograph of G.F. Crosson, son of George Crosson, in front of the Catholic Church in Fort Davis that served as parents' home while they built a house, upon their arrival in Texas around 1878. This photo was included in a research paper by Marion Quick for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
C.J. Alvorado
Photograph of C .J. Alvorado in the 1970s. He wears a suit and tie and a Western hat.
C.J. Alvorado, Early Days as a Teacher
Photograph of C .J. Alvorado in his early days as a teacher. His students hold an American flag.