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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Partner: Marfa Public Library