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[Presidio County Court House & Marfa High School]

Description: This print has photographs of the Presidio County Court House and Marfa High School buildings. The Court House building has a car parked outside and trees planted in the front. There is a printed border around the photographs and each is labeled.
Date: unknown
Creator: Arnold's Art Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Device for Raising Water.

Description: Patent for a new and improved device for raising water "by use of a compressed fluid. such as air" (line 9).
Date: February 22, 1898
Creator: Lempert, William S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Self Heating Branding Iron.

Description: Patent for a self heating branding iron, which allows for branding irons to be easily attached and detached from portable sources of fuel.
Date: January 14, 1902
Creator: Lowe, M. A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nut-Lock.

Description: Patent for nut-locks specifically adapted for use on railroads. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 16, 1897
Creator: Reilly, George
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Puzzle.

Description: Patent for a simply constructed puzzle with a difficult solution, "but may be accomplished by the exercise of care, skill, and ingenuity in the manipulation of the device" (lines 15-18). It is a rectangular box with eight balls, four of which fit into holes in the corners of the box. There are segmented walls surrounding the holes.
Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Collis, Michael Francis
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spectacle Holder

Description: Patent for a spectacle holder. Illustration included.
Date: March 3, 1903
Creator: Grooms, Richard McLane
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

One Wrong Cut

Description: This report relates an anecdote about Edward "Speck" Bogel, the son of a rancher in Marfa, Texas.
Date: December 1976
Creator: Polson, Rink
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Four generations of Cabezuelas]

Description: January 1959 picture of Catalina Cabezuela, her daughter, her granddaughter, and her great-granddaughter (Melva Yvonne). The women are seated on a red couch. From left to right: Catalina Cabezuela, Catalina's daughter, Catalina's granddaughter, and Catalina's great-granddaughter.
Date: January 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Jesus Cabezuela and his family in a family photograph]

Description: Photograph of Jesus Cabezuela and his family. Shown from left to right: The contributor's mother (age 8, standing), Jesus Cabezuela (sitting), Aurora Cabezuela (age 5 months, sitting), and the contributor's grandmother.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Miquel Cabezuela]

Description: Exterior of a building. Miquel Cabezuela is sitting in a chair. The hand of an unknown woman is on his left shoulder.
Date: c. 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Lizzie Crosson and Lizzie Davis in Marfa, Texas 1912

Description: Photograph of Lizzie Crosson(L) and Lizzie Davis(R) in front of the Crosson home in Marfa, Texas in 1912. This photo was included in a research paper by Marion Quick for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1967.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Veterans Memorial, Presidio County

Description: Veterans Memorial, Presidio County. IN REVERENT AND ENDURING MEMORY OF ALL AMERICANS WHO FOUGHT FOR A NEW WORLD OF FREEDOM AND PEACE. GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS. THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS. JOHN 15:13 DEDICATED JULY 4, 1960. MARFA HISTORY CLUB
Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries