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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

Cicilio Acosta

Description: Paper by Mario Acosta about his relative, Cicilio Acosta, a farmer in Redford, Texas.
Date: 1967
Creator: Acosta, Mario
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Lonesome Dove Baptist Church and cemetery, Tarrant county, Texas

Description: Research paper about the Lonesome Dove Baptist Church and cemetery in Tarrant county, Texas, written by Darla Allcorn for Dr. Terry Jordan's Geography 501 class at North Texas State University. The paper also contains color photographs of the church and cemetery adhered to its pages.
Date: July 1975
Creator: Allcorn, Darla
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

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

[Mitchell Family History]

Description: Research paper written by Laura M. Bailey about her ancestors and her grandmother, Laura, in particular. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Date: 1975
Creator: Bailey, Laura M.
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Hub Castleberry, Camp Cook

Description: Research paper written by Roxanne Baker detailing the life of Hub Castleberry as a camp cook for the McElroy or Y ranch.
Date: December 5, 1969
Creator: Baker, Roxanne
Partner: Marfa Public Library

History of Round Rock, Texas, 1839-1956

Description: Paper documenting information on early settlers, relations with Native Americans, Schools, Churches, and local businesses that were built in Round Rock in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Date: 1956
Creator: Baker, Sabrina Simmons
Partner: Round Rock 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: c. 1972
Creator: Balcs, Michael Wayne
Partner: Marfa Public Library

History of the Palm Valley Lutheran Church

Description: Paper documenting the history of the Palm Valley Lutheran Church from 1836 to 1963, including information on membership, pastors, building programs, the cemetery, school, and notable events. A personal description of the family history of the author and his relation to the church can be seen on the last page.
Date: 1963?
Creator: Behrens, Teddy
Partner: Round Rock Public Library

Life of the Bogel Family

Description: This report is a brief biography of William Woodworth Bogel and his children, focusing in particular on Gus Bogel and his wife, Annie Maude Bogel.
Date: 1966
Creator: Belt, Becky
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Charley Bishop: "A Western Pioneer"

Description: This report is a brief biography of Charley Bishop, starting with his parents and describing his entire life.
Date: 1964
Creator: Bentley, Mary Helen
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Progress of Aviation in Presidio County

Description: Research paper written by Mike Bishop about the history of aviation in Presidio County. It covers the early border patrol flights and abduction of Lieutenants of Paul K. Davis and H. G. Peterson, as well as the establishment of Marfa Army Air Base. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Date: May 26, 1975
Creator: Bishop, Mike
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Historic and Symbolic Aspects of Round Rock Cemetery and Slave Cemetery

Description: Two papers combined into one for a university class that together discuss the history of both the Round Rock Cemetery and Slave Cemetery, as well as their layouts, evolution since the 19th century, and the specific graves of Sam Bass, Vander Barbette, and Virginia Masterson. Excerpts from an interview with Joe Lee Johnson, whose father had been a slave, are also included.
Date: 1985
Creator: Bose, Ted John & Herrera, JuliAnne
Partner: Round Rock Public Library

[Charles C. Francis' Eagle Scout Certificate]

Description: Scan of a Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout certificate that was granted to Charles C. Francis, of Post 72, on August 27, 1968. It is signed by the then Honorary President, President, and Chief Scout Executive of the association and has a gold seal on it with the group's emblem and motto "Be Prepared".
Date: August 27, 1968
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jerman and Petrolina]

Description: Research paper by Christina Carrasco for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1969. It has biographical information about the Carrasco family.
Date: 1969
Creator: Carrasco, Christina
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

History of The Boerne Reading Club

Description: A history of the Boerne Reading Club that includes meeting minutes from January 24, 1922, through November 6, 1951. Also included are updated lists of members as membership changed over the years, and a record of their brief disbanding during World War II.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cartwright, Mary
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

Jose Ceniceros

Description: Paper written by Freddie Ceniceros chronicling the life of Jose Ceniceros.
Date: December 4, 1969
Creator: Ceniceros, Freddie
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

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

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

The Border Patrol, It's History and Organization in Marfa

Description: Report by Mark Covington for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966. It tells the history of the U.S. Border Patrol in Marfa, Texas, why it was necessary and some of the laws governing immigration. There are stories about liquor and dope smuggling, wetbacks, and activities during WWII.
Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Covington, Mark
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Notes on the McMurry Alma Mater Song]

Description: A two-page essay containing information on the origin of the various versions of the McMurry University Alma Mater Song, compiled by Libby Croft, Assistant Catalog Librarian at McMurry's Jay-Rollins Library.
Date: 1992
Creator: Craft, Libby
Partner: McMurry University Library