Network maintenance July 27th between 7:30AM and 8:00AM CDT may cause service disruptions.

Search Results

[Making Adobe]

Description: Color photograph of two young boys mixing a pit of adobe on the ground at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A man in a khaki shirt and jeans stands behind them near a bale of hay.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A Conversation About Adobe]

Description: Color photograph of two elderly women engaged in a conversation with a man in uniform who is holding a chunk of adobe in his hands. The man is identified as David McDonald, the director of Jose Antonio Navarro Homestead. A patch on the arm of his uniform reads Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A Texas Parks and Wildlife Employee Making Adobe]

Description: Black and white photograph of a man, who is an employee of Texas Parks and Wildlife, making adobe while kneeling on the hay-covered ground. He is working next to a hole filled with a liquid adobe mixture, which is being stirred by an individual who is not visible. They are part of a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Texas Parks and Wildlife Employees Mixing Adobe]

Description: Black and white photograph of a couple of Texas Parks and Wildlife employees mixing a liquid adobe mixture in a pit in the ground. They are part of a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The woman on the left is Amanda Pape.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[David McDonald Giving Adobe Making Instructions]

Description: Photograph of David McDonald, from Jose Antonio Navarro Homestead, giving adobe-making instructions at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is standing in a pit of mud that has been dug into the ground. A girl and a boy are mixing up the mud with a shovel and a hoe. Several people are watching from behind.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Boy Making Adobe]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy mixing a pit of adobe on the ground at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is wearing a brown shirt and a bandanna around his head. In the background a woman in a dress is seated, watching him work.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Construction of an Adobe House

Description: Research paper written by Joe Luis Carrasco about the process of building an adobe house. Also included are two pages of photographs that show the process. This paper was written in 1972 for an American History class at Marfa High School.
Date: December 13, 1972
Creator: Carrasco, Joe Luis
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Description: Page with a photograph and description of an adobe house in 1910 built of mud located and surrounded by a wooden fence on the El Boracho Ranch. A ladder leans against the structure. The owner of the ranch was Lino Baeza. He raised goats and cows and horses. His fields were watered by the nearby creek. He grew corn, wheat, beans, peas, watermelons, sweet potatoes, peanuts, sugar cane, and pumpkins which were all watered by the creek. This was part of a report done for a History class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Description: Photograph of an adobe house in 1910 located and surrounded by a wooden fence on the El Boracho Ranch. A ladder leans against the structure. The owner of the ranch was Lino Baeza. He raised goats and cows and horses. His fields were watered by the nearby creek. He grew corn, wheat, beans, peas, watermelons, sweet potatoes, peanuts, sugar cane, and pumpkins which were all watered by the creek.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

Description: Photograph of an adobe house in 1910 surrounded by a wooden fence on the El Boracho Ranch. A ladder leans against the structure. The owner of the ranch was Lino Baeza. He raised goats and cows and horses. His fields were watered by the nearby creek. He grew corn, wheat, beans, peas, watermelons, sweet potatoes, peanuts, sugar cane, and pumpkins which were all watered by the creek.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Adobe House]

Description: Photograph of an adobe house. The house does not yet have a roof. The foundation, doors and windows have been completed.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Wild Cane]

Description: Photograph of wild cane that will be used for roofing material for an adobe house. The wild cane is in a pile on the ground next to an adobe building. The building has no roof.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Adobe Bricks]

Description: Photograph of adobe bricks drying outside. They will later be used to build a house nearby. There are short adobe walls in the foreground. In the background are other small buildings.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Adobes

Description: Research paper written by Sammy Cobos about the construction of adobe buildings. Several examples of adobe buildings from Marfa and Ruidosa are explained. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School.
Date: December 2, 1968
Creator: Cobos, Sammy
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Adobe Structure]

Description: Photographic detail of an adobe house. Arched shape may be a sort of chimney on a roof.
Date: 1972~
Creator: Graham, Val
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[House]

Description: Photograph of an adobe brick house. The porch is supported by wooden beams.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Adobe House]

Description: Photograph of a small adobe house. There is a pile of trash on the side of the house, and a fence in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Adobe House]

Description: Photograph of an adobe house and several people sitting and standing around it. A child is standing by the door. A woman holding a baby animal is standing near the side of the house. Three adults and two children are sitting and standing on the roof of the house. They are also holding animals. The house is built into the side of a cliff. A note in the lower right corner says, "Duncan Photo 1442 The Rio Grande."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Adobe House: A Paper Presented to the History Department of Marfa High School

Description: Research paper written by Mary Francis Conners about the construction of adobe bricks and buildings. The paper describes what adobe is and where adobe buildings are normally found. This paper was written in in January of 1977 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Date: January 1977
Creator: Conners, Mary Francis
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Catholic Church]

Description: Postcard of an adobe Mexican Catholic church in Deming, New Mexico. The churchyard is fenced in. There is a bell at the top of the church, and a cross above the bell. There is a windmill in the background. A note on the front of the card says, "Mexican Catholic Church Deming, N. Mex."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Photograph of Lieutenant Dick Martin]

Description: Photograph of a soldier standing in front of an adobe building, with a car in the background. A handwritten note on the photo says "Lt. Dick Martin."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum