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An Interesting Person

Description: Research paper written by Irma Espinosa for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1974. It is about Angelita M. Campos, wife of Lino Campos. The paper discusses her early life and her hobby of making quilts and curtains.
Date: 1974
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Casa De Piedra School

Description: Description of the Casa De Piedra School in Marfa, Texas. This accompanied a photograph in a research report by Maria Valenzuela in 1974.
Date: 1974
Creator: Valenzuela, Maria
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Carrasco Family

Description: This is a research paper written by Rosalinda Villarreal for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 7, 1970. It is a biography of the the Carrasco Family.
Date: December 7, 1970
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Brother and Sister Carrasco

Description: This is a research paper written by Ninfa Porras for an American History Class at Marfa High School on January 17, 1977.
Date: January 17, 1977
Creator: Porras, Ninfa
Partner: Marfa Public Library

History of the Carrasco Family

Description: Research paper giving the biography of Valentin Carrasco, his parents, his work on a sheep ranch, his children, his wife Angela. This is a research paper written by Flora Carrasco about her grandfather for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1970.
Date: December 7, 1970
Creator: Carrasco, Flora
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Rafael Carrasco Family

Description: Research paper about the Rafael Carrasco Family of Marfa, Texas. It describes his parents, his wife, his children, their ranch and grocery store.This is a research paper written by Abigay C. Acosta for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1970.
Date: 1970
Creator: Acosta, Abigay C.
Partner: Marfa Public Library

St. Mary's Catholic Church

Description: Paper describing St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas
Date: January 14, 1974
Creator: Hernandez, Lionel
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Churches in the West Texas Vicinity

Description: Paper by Delia Jurado describing the history of several churches and missions in the West Texas area.
Date: December 7, 1970
Creator: Jurado, Delia
Partner: Marfa Public Library

John F. Conners

Description: This is a research paper written by Mary Francis Conners for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1977. It is a brief biography of John Francis Conners.
Date: January 1977
Creator: Conners, Mary Francis
Partner: Marfa Public Library

First Cattle in the Chisos Mountains

Description: Paper of the first cattle in the Chisos Mountains, with information about Captain Jim Gillette, Tinnel Ward, and John Ward.
Date: 1972~
Creator: Balcs, Michael Wayne
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Ira Cline - Disciple of Law

Description: This is a research paper written by Pablo Alvarado for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 13, 1972. It is a biography of Ira Cline, a man who worked in law enforcement most of his life in west Texas and Mexico.
Date: December 13, 1972
Creator: Alvarado, Pablo
Partner: Marfa Public Library

An Autobiography of Dionisio Marquez Cordero

Description: This is a research paper written by Jesus Cordero for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1974. It gives a first hand account of the interesting life of Dionisio Marquez Cordero. As a child and young man, most of his family was killed in Mexico during the revolution. He eventually came to Texas, married three times and had 12 children. He had many interesting jobs. He became a US citizen in 1962.
Date: May 20, 1974
Creator: Cordero, Jesus Manuel
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Felicitas Contreras

Description: Paper detailing the life of Felicitas Contreras.
Date: January 18, 1977
Creator: Hartnett, Minerva
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Family History of Luis and Nieves Colomo

Description: Paper written by Teresa Ceniceros chronicling the family life of Nieves Marquez Colomo and Luis Rodriguez Colomo. Includes descriptions of siblings, parents, and children. Details life from the late 1800s through the early 1970s.
Date: November 10, 1975
Creator: Ceniceros, Teresa
Partner: Marfa Public Library

India: It's Been a Miracle

Description: Paper documenting the life and experiences of India Coffield, wife of Frank Edward Coffield.
Date: 1976
Creator: Merrifield, Suzann
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Chaney

Description: Biographical paper by Dolores Navarette about Chaney, a well-loved African American man who lived in Marfa from 1932-1972. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in February 1978.
Date: February 1978
Creator: Navarette, Dolores
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Wizard or Witch

Description: Research paper written by Laurelle Patricia Dunsavage for an American History Class at Marfa High School on March 3, 1977. It is about different types of healers in the hispanic culture and has a section defining the different herbs and their uses in remedies. Samples of the actual herbs are included in this report.
Date: March 3, 1977
Creator: Dunsavage, Laurelle Patricia
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Gospel West of the Pecos

Description: This is a research paper written by Janet Edwards for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1971. The report covers the history of the Bloys Camp Meetings in west Texas held by Rev. William Benjamin Bloys beginning in the summer of 1890. It describes the camp grounds, the groups that met each summer, and improvements through the years.
Date: 1971
Partner: Marfa Public Library

History and Organization of the Immigration and Naturalization Service

Description: Research paper for an American History class at Marfa High School, written by Debbie Henderson on December 7, 1970. The paper gives the history of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, with extensive coverage of the U.S. Border Patrol at Marfa, Texas. It includes information about smugglers during prohibition, patrolmen's uniforms, the minimum requirements to join the U. S. Border Patrol, as well as the names of the staff people at the Marfa Headquarters in 1971.
Date: December 7, 1970
Creator: Henderson, Debbie
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Bottle Collection of George and Galen McCallum

Description: Report by Galen McCallum about her collection of glass bottles.It gives a brief history of glass bottles, from individually blown glass bottles to manufactured bottles, descriptions of various bottles and some uses of glass bottles. Pages are included with descriptions of photos that were part of this report.
Date: January 14, 1974
Creator: McCallum, Galen
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Wildllife of the Big Bend

Description: Research paper written for an American History Class at Marfa High School, describing a day in the Big Bend area and noting all the wildlife one might see. It includes free-hand drawings of many animals and birds.
Date: 1971
Creator: Slaton, Harvey
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Mr. Nestor Baeza

Description: Pages from a research paper by Frank Baeza for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975. The pages describe three photographs from 1917 - 1920 of Nestor Baeza with men surveying his land and making sotol, a drink similar to tequilla.
Date: 1975
Creator: Baeza, Frank
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words]

Description: This is a research paper written by Jaime Javier Vasquez for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1978. It is about the early photographers in Marfa and the West Texas area. These men and women documented the landscape, the people and events of the early 20th century in that area. The author found little information about these photographers personally but included what he did uncover.
Date: 1978
Creator: Vasquez, Jaime Javier
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Lillian Mary Elder Bowman

Description: This is a research paper written by Wil Cross for an American History Class at Marfa High School in January 1977.
Date: January 1977
Creator: Cross, Wil
Partner: Marfa Public Library