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The Biography of George Dawson

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the rancher George Dawson from Shafter, Texas, who during his lifetime managed two large ranges, "El Rancho Del Pajorito" and "La Mora." In 1918, Dawson was called to the Army for World War I and was stationed in France for a year. Dawson spent the remainder of his life maintaining the two ranches with his wife, Juana Dawson, who was the main contributor of the information in this paper.
Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Bustillos, Albert, Jr.
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Proyecto Migrante es una alternativa para indocumentados en Texas

Description: This article describes the group Migrant Project, which informs undocumented workers of their options on how to remain in the United States. Both the original Spanish article and the English translation are included.
Date: August 21, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Contract for Statuary for Audelia Gabino's grave, 1929]

Description: Contract for a monument for Francisco (Frank) Gabino's mother, Audelia, who died on December 29, 1928. Houston Monument Company was contracted to build a granite statue and base for $420.
Date: May 21, 1929
Creator: Houston Monument Company
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Receipt #4, 1858]

Description: Receipt signed by Juan José Salinas for eighteen pesos by the order of the mayor.
Date: January 21, 1858
Creator: Salinas, Juan José
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Royal Orders from Manuel de Iturbe]

Description: Royal order from Manuel de Iturbe freeing salted or dried meat from taxes. The towns where this document was delivered are listed on the left side of the sheet and include Laredo, Revilla, Reynosa, etc.
Date: 1804-10-21?
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library
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