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Life of Dr. Joseph Darracott

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Dr. Joseph Calhoun Darracott, a successful doctor who worked and spent most of his life in Marfa, Texas. Darracott moved to Shafter, Texas, for two years as a company doctor; spent a short time in El Paso, Texas; served as a naval medical officer in World War I; and spent the remainder of his life in Marfa.
Date: January 22, 1965
Creator: Errington, Joe
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Life of W. T. Davis

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Judge W. T. Davis, who came to Marfa, Texas, in 1907 to establish a ranching business and meat market. He was elected county judge in 1926, and he and his family became a prominent part of the community.
Date: January 22, 1965
Creator: Minjares, Mary Jane
Partner: Marfa Public Library