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The Indian Mummy

Description: This is a research paper for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1967. It describes the discovery of two mummified Indian babies from 1200 or earlier, found near Pinto Canyon in 1952. It describes how they were preserved. One was sent to the Smithsonian Institute and the other was on display at a local motel. The paper also mentions other artifacts found in the cave.
Date: 1967
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Then Came the Indians

Description: This is a research paper written by Richard Hewitt for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 10, 1969. It includes stories about Indian attacks in west Texas, the location of petroglyphs, and descriptions of different arrowheads and their uses.
Date: December 10, 1969
Creator: Hewitt, Richard
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Indians of The Big Bend Country

Description: This is a research paper written by Nancy Edwards for an American History Class at Marfa High School in April 1968. The paper discusses the various tribes in west Texas and how they lived, artifacts found in pueblos and caves, historical descriptions of early Spanish interactions with the tribes, and relationships between the tribes. It covers popular legends of some tribes and legends surrounding the Marfa Lights.
Date: April 1968
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Artifacts from the Buddy Webb Family

Description: Photograph of Indian artifacts belonging to the Buddy Webb family. Shown are arrowheads and other implenments found in West Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Artifacts found in Presidio County

Description: Photograph of artifacts found in Presidio County by Richard Hewitt and his father. Included are arrowheads, grass used to weave baskets, spears and other Indian implements. This photo was included in a research paper by Richard Hewitt for an American History class at Marfa High School in December 1967.
Date: December 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Artifacts found in Presidio County

Description: Photograph of arrowheads found in Presidio County by Richard Hewitt and his father. This photo shows an assortment of arrowheads mounted and framed. This photo was included in a research paper by Richard Hewitt for an American History class at Marfa High School in December 1967.
Date: December 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Artifacts found in Presidio County

Description: Photograph of artifacts found in Presidio County by Richard Hewitt and his father. This photo shows an assortment of baskets. This photo was included in a research paper by Richard Hewitt for an American History class at Marfa High School in December 1967.
Date: December 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Comanches and Apaches exhibit at Fort Davis Museum

Description: Photograph of an exhibit at the Fort Davis Museum about the Comanches and Apaches, two tribes that lived in west Texas. Seen in the exhibit are photographs, moccasins, a beaded knife sheath, a saddle and other Indian artifacts.
Date: 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Stone Idol

Description: Photograph of Indian stone idol from the Presidio River in west Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Petroglyphs

Description: Photograph of Indian petroglyphs, or cave paintings. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Artifacts found in Presidio County

Description: Photograph of artifacts found in Presidio County by Richard Hewitt and his father. This photo shows an assortment of baskets. This photo was included in a research paper by Richard Hewitt for an American History class at Marfa High School in December 1967.
Date: December 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Artifacts found in Presidio County

Description: Photograph of arrowheads found in Presidio County by Richard Hewitt and his father. This photo shows an assortment of arrowheads mounted and framed. This photo was included in a research paper by Richard Hewitt for an American History class at Marfa High School in December 1967.
Date: December 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Tinaja Cave in Presidio County, Texas

Description: Photograph of a cave in a rock outcropping in Presidio County, Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Flint Quarry in Presidio County, Texas

Description: Photograph of a flint quarry in Presidio County, Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Lechuguilla Sandal

Description: Photograph of Indian lechuguilla sandal. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Artifacts

Description: Photograph of Indian artifacts: arrowheads, gourd filled with pumpkin seeds, and a mano. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Burial Ground in Presidio County, Texas

Description: Photograph of an Indian burial ground in Presidio County, Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Artifacts

Description: Photograph of Indian artifacts: awls, fiber rope, grasses, and lechuguilla cuds, belonging to the Buddy Webb family. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Artifacts

Description: Photograph of Indian artifacts: a gourd filled with corn and two unfinished baskets, belonging to Mrs. Buddy Hewitt. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Metate in Presidio County, Texas

Description: Photograph of a metate in Presidio County, Texas. A metate was a tool used to grind food. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Mummified Indian Baby found in a West Texas Cave

Description: Photograph of a 750-year old mummified baby found underground in a west Texas cave around 1952. The baby was wrapped in fur, a blanket, and then buckskin. This was one of two babies found, the other was sent to the Smithsonian. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Pueblo Site in Presidio, Texas

Description: Photograph of an Indian Pueblo site in Presidio, Texas. Unidentified people pose in the photograph. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Cave

Description: Photograph of Indian cave in west Texas. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Indian Petroglyphs

Description: Photograph of Indian petroglyphs, or cave paintings. This photo was included in a research paper by Nancy Edwards for an American History class at Marfa High School in April 1968.
Date: 1968
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library