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[Big Bend fossils and stones]

Description: Photograph of seven stone items -- fossils of prehistoric shells and bones, and Indian manos (grinding stones) -- displayed on the bottom of a metal tub sitting on a grassy plain. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Water-dwelling dinosaurs, such as those related to the modern crocodile, and bird-like reptiles have been excavated from their rock prisons" (p. 1).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Mastodon Dig Site Pit]

Description: Photograph of the pit of a mastodon dig site near Seguin, Texas. An individual is squatting in the pit and various plant life is growing throughout the surrounding area.
Date: May 21, 1981
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Bones and fossils in Big Bend]

Description: Close-up photograph of woolly mammoth bones and fossils embedded in the soil, near Marfa, Texas. A red trowel is visible near the top of the image. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The land turned against the 'thundering lizards,' and the Age of mammals came upon the earth" (p. 1).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Pit of Mastodon Dig Site]

Description: Photograph of a mastodon dig site pit near Seguin, Texas. A backhoe is removing overburden from bones in the gravel pit and various plant life is growing in the surrounding area.
Date: May 30, 1981
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Collection of fossils in Big Bend]

Description: Photograph of bones and fossils that have been partially excavated from soil, with a trowel in front of them on the ground. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "This beast watered at a lake which was once in the Big Bend. His feet were caught in the sticky mud, and the mammoth, unable to move, was preserved" (pp. 1-2).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Mastodon Dig Site Near Seguin, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a mastodon dig site near Seguin, Texas. There is an individual standing in the dig site and there are some unearthed bones protruding from the earth. There is a broom and other surveying equipment located in the site.
Date: January 1983
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University