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1930 Wedding

Description: Photograph of a wedding in 1930. The bride and groom are, Cecilia Quintana and Rafael Bejarano. The Best Man is Daniel Quintana and the Maid of Honor is Sixta Quintana. The Flower Girl is Alice Jiminez.
Date: 1930
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[1935 class picture from Casa Piedra]

Description: Class picture of Mrs. Ora Matthews' junior high class in 1935. From left to right: Rita Alvarado, Jesusita Herrera, Josephine Polanco, Conrado Vasquez, Jr., Anita Hernandez, Carmen Vasquez, Cirso Munoz, Catarina Chavez, and Lucilla Polanco. Lucilla Polanco was employed by Casner Motor Company in the 1960s. Josephine Polanco was Mrs. Henry Lujan, Emerald's mother.
Date: 1935
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Wesley Holmes from Broken Bow, OK]

Description: Photograph of Private Wesley Adams leaving for his first furlough. He was from Broken Bow, Oklahoma.
Date: 1935~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Wesley Holmes from Broken Bow, OK]

Description: Photograph of Private Wesley Adams leaving for his first furlough. He was from Broken Bow, Oklahoma.
Date: 1935~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Grooming Horses During Maneuvers ]

Description: Photograph of soldiers grooming horses with the 82nd Field Artillery on a military maneuver to Marfa.
Date: 1936~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Kitchen During Maneuvers ]

Description: Photograph of the kitchen tent of the 82nd Field Artillery during maneuvers during hike to Marfa in 1937.
Date: 1937
Partner: Marfa Public Library

82nd Field Artillery Barracks

Description: Photograph of the 82nd Field Artillery barracks. In the front row, second from right is Alton Ashcroft.
Date: 1936~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Battery E Mascot

Description: Photograph of the Battery "E", 82nd Field Artillery, mascot, a trained dog sitting up.
Date: 1936~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

French 75 mm Cannon

Description: Photograph of a French 75 mm cannon from the 82nd Field Artillery at Fort Bliss.
Date: 1936~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Pete with Barney and Pluto

Description: Photograph of Pete with horses Barney and Pluto. They were branded on their necks.
Date: 1935
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Soldiers and Machine Gun

Description: Photograph of an Corporal Garrison and Private Stafford with a 50 caliber water-cooled machine gun.
Date: 1935~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Corporal Garrison on Horse "Peanuts"

Description: Photograph of an Corporal Garrison sitting backwards on "Peanuts" in a corral. "Scotty" is behind him.
Date: 1935~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Lieutenant Adams in a Tent]

Description: Photograph of Lieutenant Adams reclining on a blanket under a tent canopy, reading a newspaper. To the left, the there is a folding chair next to him and a duffel bag behind him as well as other belongings laying nearby. In the background, other soldiers and equipment are visible. Text on back of photograph: Lt. Adams. Sunday morn in officers tent. Enlisted men in background. Picket line in far right side of pic.
Date: 1935~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Lieutenant Adams on a Sunday Morning

Description: Photograph of an Lieutenant Adams on a Sunday morning in the officers' tent. He is relaxing and reading a newspaper. Enlisted men are in the background.
Date: 1935~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Battery "E" Basketball Team

Description: Photograph of Battery "E" basketball team. Back row: Sergeant "Soapy"Savoy; Private Benson; Private "Lightfoot" Lawson; Private "Scalyback" Howard; Private "Fred Astaire" Darwin (guard); Private First Class "Jiggs" Terry; Private "Jacko" Kirk (forward); Private "Kid" Padgett (guard). They were the 1937-1938 regimental champs.
Date: 1938
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Rimrock in West Texas

Description: Photograph of the rimrock in West Texas.
Date: October 1936
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Bootleggers

Description: Photograph of bootleggers, most likely during prohibition. The Mexicans regularly smuggled sotol, a drink similar to tequila, across the border near the Big Bend area of West Texas. These men have a barrel and some bottles of alcohol on the ground next to them.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Lucas Brite and Cattle, c. 1930

Description: Photograph of Lucas Brite looking over bull calves at the Brite Ranch headquarters in the 1930s. He wears a suit and tie with a hat. This photo was included in a report by Andrew Wells for an American History class at Marfa High School on January 13, 1975.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Marfa Public Library