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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[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
Partner: UT 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
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections