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Life of the Bogel Family

Description: This report is a brief biography of William Woodworth Bogel and his children, focusing in particular on Gus Bogel and his wife, Annie Maude Bogel.
Date: 1966
Creator: Belt, Becky
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Biography of Mr. & Mrs. Bogel

Description: This report is written in two sections giving brief biographies of William Woodworth Bogel and his wife Sarah Newton Bogel. The report also includes a poem written by Mr. Whittier and dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Bogel.
Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Rojo, Margarita
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Ranching in the Early Days

Description: This paper starts with a brief introduction regarding the Bogel family and then talks about life on a ranch in the Marfa, Texas area.
Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Wheelis, Mark
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Ira Cline - Disciple of Law

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
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Hub Castleberry, Camp Cook

Description: Research paper written by Roxanne Baker detailing the life of Hub Castleberry as a camp cook for the McElroy or Y ranch.
Date: December 5, 1969
Creator: Baker, Roxanne
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Churches in the West Texas Vicinity

Description: Paper by Delia Jurado describing the history of several churches and missions in the West Texas area.
Date: December 7, 1970
Creator: Jurado, Delia
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Wizard or Witch

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
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Jose Ceniceros

Description: Paper written by Freddie Ceniceros chronicling the life of Jose Ceniceros.
Date: December 4, 1969
Creator: Ceniceros, Freddie
Partner: Marfa Public Library

India: It's Been a Miracle

Description: Paper documenting the life and experiences of India Coffield, wife of Frank Edward Coffield.
Date: 1976
Creator: Merrifield, Suzann
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Estella Matamoros

Description: A paper chronicling the life of Estella Matamoros Cortez.
Date: 1968
Creator: Luna, Oscar
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Teología Básica del Cristianismo

Description: Document on the basic theology of Christianity. Preface describes the current state of the world and its relationship with religion. Urbina then goes into detail on the theology of Christianity.
Date: January 30, 1967
Creator: Urbina, Manuel
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Charley Bishop: "A Western Pioneer"

Description: This report is a brief biography of Charley Bishop, starting with his parents and describing his entire life.
Date: 1964
Creator: Bentley, Mary Helen
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Biography of Jesse Blackwell]

Description: This report gives a brief overview of the life of Jesse Blackwell, telling about his family and career as an educator.
Date: c. 1969
Creator: Valenzuela, Velma
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Jesus Abundio Cobos

Description: Paper written by Robert Blanco for a history class at Marfa High School in 1966. It is about Jesus Abundio Cobos, a man who lived in Alpine, Texas. Jesus made a living fencing ranches, making dams for ranchers, and hauling supplies from the railroad to the Shafter mines. His wife was Martina Franco and they had 10 sons and 4 daughters.
Date: 1966
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Chavirra and Nunez Family History

Description: Paper written for a history class at Marfa High School by Stella Nunez about her family's history. It was written in 1967.
Date: 1966
Creator: Nunez, Stella
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Pedro Chavez and the First Well in Redford, Texas

Description: Paper about Carrasco family and their ranch in Redford, Texas where the first well was dug. Pedro Chaves, a child raised by the Carrasco family on their ranch in Redford. This is a research paper written by Saul Acosta for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Date: 1967
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Jerman and Petrolina]

Description: Research paper by Christina Carrasco for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1969. It has biographical information about the Carrasco family.
Date: 1969
Creator: Carrasco, Christina
Partner: Marfa Public Library

History of the Carrasco Family

Description: Research paper giving the biography of Valentin Carrasco, his parents, his work on a sheep ranch, his children, his wife Angela. This is a research paper written by Flora Carrasco about her grandfather for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1970.
Date: December 7, 1970
Creator: Carrasco, Flora
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Silvester Chavira's Family

Description: Paper written by Lupita Traveo for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967. It describes Silvester Chavira's family including his parents and his children ; and the work they each did and who they married. Information for this paper was collected in an interview with Elocia Chavira on November 1, 1967.
Date: c. 1967-11
Creator: Traveo, Lupita
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Lucia Carrasco

Description: Paper by James Pena-Alfano about his grandmother, Lucia Carrasco, written for a history class at Marfa High School in 1966. The paper describes her childhood, her marriage, her naturalization to the US, her children, and her death.
Date: 1966
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Carrasco Family

Description: This is a research paper written by Rosalinda Villarreal for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 7, 1970. It is a biography of the the Carrasco Family.
Date: December 7, 1970
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Camp Holland

Description: Paper written by William Kim Thornsburg about Camp Holland built in Viejo Pass near Valentine, Texas. He accounts that the last Apache battle in Texas and how the camp was used later to supply troops along the Rio Grande.
Date: November 20, 1966
Creator: Thornsburg, William Kim
Partner: Marfa Public Library