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Photo Postcard of Santa Helena Canyon, Texas

Description: Photographic postcard depicting the Grand Canyon of Texas, Santa Elena Canyon with the Rio Grande River running through it. One side is Texas and the other is Mexico. This photo was included in a research paper by Sammy Barnett for an American History class at Marfa High School in May 1964.
Date: 1936
Location Info:
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[TLU Rafting Group Stopping for Lunch 2]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Lutheran University rafting group stopping for lunch along the Rio Grande River. There is a blue cooler and other equipment on the ground near the students and various plant life is growing throughout the surrounding area.
Date: March 23, 1978
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Rio Grande Border]

Description: Photograph of the Rio Grande border looking towards Ciudad Acuña, Mexico from Texas. The Rio Grande is in the foreground of the photo. There are cars driving on a dirt road and there are buildings located on the opposite side of the river.
Date: 1971
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Nuevo Laredo - Laredo Flood]

Description: Destruction of flood on the Rio Grande in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Laredo, Texas is visible on the opposite side of the Rio Grande River. There is a damaged bridge spanning the river and people standing on the bank in the foreground, looking across the water.
Date: 1932
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Rio Grande river near Big Bend]

Description: Photograph of the Rio Grande River near the Big Bend area. Threes and brush are visible on both banks. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The first white man to enter the Big Bend area was the Spaniard, Cabeza de Vaca, who led an expedition in 1535. The later expedition of Antonio de Espejo left a better record of the Indians found along the Rio Grande" (p. 3).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Soldier Standing on Rock]

Description: Photograph of a soldier standing on a huge rock overlooking the Rio Grande river. The soldier has his hat removed and there are numerous amounts of trees in the background. There is a note on the back of the photograph that reads: "MX. BRDR. RIO GRANDE 1916/7."
Date: 1916
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

[Group at Maravillas Canyon Road]

Description: Photograph of a raft group arriving at Maravillas Canyon Road and unloading at the starting point of a Rio Grande River raft trip. Various plant life is growing throughout the surrounding area and a rocky landscape can be seen in the distance.
Date: March 23, 1978
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[TLU Group Among Rapids]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Lutheran University rafting group among rapids in the lower canyons on the Rio Grande River. Large boulders are protruding from the water and there is various plant life growing along the river's edges.
Date: March 1978
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[TLU Rafting Group at Campsite]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Lutheran University rafting group at their campsite along the Mexican side of the Rio Grande River. There is miscellaneous camping equipment in use at the campsite and there is plant life growing throughout the surrounding area.
Date: March 27, 1978
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Cattle Along the Rio Grande River]

Description: Photograph of cattle along the Mexican side of the Rio Grande River. There are large boulder near the cattle and various plant life is growing in the area. There is a large rock formation in the background.
Date: March 1978
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[TLU Raft Group Campsite]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Lutheran University Group at a campsite along the Rio Grande River. The individuals are gathered around a campfire and there are two tents located in the background. Various plant life is growing throughout the surrounding area.
Date: March 1978
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[TLU Rafting Group Going Through Rapids]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Lutheran University rafting group going through rapids on the Rio Grande River. There are large boulders extending out of the water and along the river's bank. Plant life is growing throughout the surrounding area.
Date: March 1978
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Pastoral Scene of Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a pastoral scene of Mexico from the hot springs area of the Rio Grande River. There are gathered bundles of straw located on the ground in the foreground and there are large rock formations in the background of the photo.
Date: March 24, 1978
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Rio Grande River Rapids]

Description: Photograph of two individuals checking the rapids at the Rio Grande River. There are large stones protruding from the river and various plant life is growing in the surrounding area.
Date: March 1978
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[TLU Flotilla]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Lutheran University flotilla on the Rio Grande River. There is foliage growing on both sides of the river and a large rock formation is located on the right side of the photo.
Date: March 1978
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[TLU Raft Group Going Through Rapids]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Lutheran University rafting group going through rapids at the Lower Canyon on the Rio Grande River. There are large boulders and rocks protruding from the water and there is plant life growing along the edge of the river.
Date: March 1978
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University