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My Land, My Heritage, My Hope

Description: Paper submitted to the Junior Historical Society state writing contest held by the Texas State Historical Society, discussing historical landmarks, landscape, and people of Marfa. This written speech accompanied photographic slides (noted in the text with slide numbers).
Date: 1969
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Raymunda and Angelita

Description: Short paper by Armando Carrasco about Raymunda Armendariz and Angelita Baeza, who lived in Presidio, Texas.
Date: 1967
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words]

Description: 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.
Date: 1978
Creator: Vasquez, Jaime Javier
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Mr. Nestor Baeza

Description: 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.
Date: 1975
Creator: Baeza, Frank
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Five Pictures

Description: Biography of Rafael Carrasco, his early life, his marriage, his different jobs and his family with seven children. It describes photos of the family and people who worked for Mr. Carrasco. This is a research paper written by Daniel R. Lujan for an American History Class at Marfa High School on November 21, 1966.
Date: November 21, 1966
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Mitchell Family History]

Description: Research paper written by Laura M. Bailey about her ancestors and her grandmother, Laura, in particular. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Date: 1975
Creator: Bailey, Laura M.
Partner: Marfa Public Library

History of the Baeza Family

Description: Research paper written by Bernardo Baeza about his ancestors in Mexico. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in December 1970.
Date: December 7, 1970
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Verbatim of Tape Narrated by Alton Ashcraft

Description: Written transcript from an autobiographical tape by Alton "Baldy" Ashcraft. It covers his years in the Army and stories of their maneuvers in West Texas.
Date: 1976
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Wildllife of the Big Bend

Description: Research paper written for an American History Class at Marfa High School, describing a day in the Big Bend area and noting all the wildlife one might see. It includes free-hand drawings of many animals and birds.
Date: 1971
Creator: Slaton, Harvey
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Gospel West of the Pecos

Description: This is a research paper written by Janet Edwards for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1971. The report covers the history of the Bloys Camp Meetings in west Texas held by Rev. William Benjamin Bloys beginning in the summer of 1890. It describes the camp grounds, the groups that met each summer, and improvements through the years.
Date: 1971
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Typed Quote: Attitude]

Description: A quote from Charles Swindoll that discusses the importance of attitude.
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Handwritten Notes: Social Security for AIDS patients]

Description: Handwritten notes by an unknown author discussing Social Security for people who have contracted the HIV virus in addition to health insurance programs that covers AIDS patients.
Date: December 1992
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[March on Austin debt]

Description: A group of documents pertaining to the March on Austin debt, Gilbert Casillas' resignation from the March on Austin Committee, and other controversies.
Date: 199u
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Cultural influences in Cass county: A cemetery survey

Description: Photo album consisting of color photographs of cemeteries in Cass County, Texas submitted as a survey of the subject for Terry Jordan's Geography class at the University of North Texas by Anita Pitchford.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pitchford, Anita
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Upland southern burial traditions in Montague county, Texas

Description: Research paper about the upland southern burial traditions found in Montague county cemeteries, submitted to Dr. Terry Jordan's Geography 501 class at North Texas State University by Lynette Schroeder.
Date: July 1974
Creator: Schroeder, Lynette
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Lonesome Dove Baptist Church and cemetery, Tarrant county, Texas

Description: Research paper about the Lonesome Dove Baptist Church and cemetery in Tarrant county, Texas, written by Darla Allcorn for Dr. Terry Jordan's Geography 501 class at North Texas State University. The paper also contains color photographs of the church and cemetery adhered to its pages.
Date: July 1975
Creator: Allcorn, Darla
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Field study of cemeteries in Tyler county

Description: Research paper and field study of cemeteries in Tyler county, Texas, conducted by Martha Stone for Dr. Terry Jordan's Geography 501 class at North Texas State University. The paper also contains three loose color photographs of the cemeteries.
Date: July 1975
Creator: Stone, Martha
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Folk cemeteries: A grave situation

Description: Research paper about the conditions of folk cemeteries in Grayson county, Texas, written by North Texas State University student Charles Templeton for Dr. Terry Jordan's Geography 501 class.
Date: July 1976
Creator: Templeton, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Handwritten notes: Therapy groups]

Description: Handwritten notes from an unknown author pertaining to personal experiences in therapy groups.
Date: 199u
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections