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[Triesitas and School Picture]

Description: Report describing two photographs, written for an American history class at Marfa High School around 1967. Part one describes a photo of "Triestas" take in 1929. Triestas were young girls who prayed to the Virgin Mary de Gualdalupe. The second part in this report describes a photo of school children from 1905.
Date: 1967~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas

Description: Research paper by Helen Robinson Mitchell about the history of the Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas. It tells of the first priests, the beginning of St. Mary's Church and school, the merger of St. Mary's and Sacred heart Church. It describes the building's history, its architectural details and its expansion.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Marfa Soldiers in World War II

Description: List of names of men who fought in World War II that is posted on a fence outside St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas. It includes names of the men who died and veterans.
Date: 1965
Creator: Cabazuela, Lupe
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Marfa Catholic Church

Description: Research paper about the first Catholic missions, churches and school in the Marfa area of Texas, beginning in 1880. This paper was written by Armando Lujan for the Junior Historical Society in Marfa, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lujan, Armando
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Febronio Acosta

Description: Report written by Gilbert Lujan, Jr. about Febronio Acosta, President of the Mexican Honorary Commission during 1930.
Date: 1966~
Creator: Lujan, Gilbert
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Barbed Wire: A Research Project for M. H. S.

Description: Research paper written by Johnny Sanchez about the history of barbed wire. The paper mentions several individuals who obtained patents for differing types of barbed wire. This paper was written in 1966 for an American History class at Marfa High School.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sanchez, Johnny
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Barbed-Wire: A Research Paper For American History

Description: Research paper written by Cookie Schneider about the history and types of barbed wire. The paper mentions William D. Hunt, who obtained the first patent for barbed wire in 1867. This paper was written in 1967 for an American History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Schneider, Cookie
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Barb Wire

Description: Research paper written by Robert White about the history of barbed wire. The paper mentions several individuals who obtained patents for differing types of barbed wire. This paper was written in 1966 for an American History class at Marfa High School.
Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: White, Robert
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Barbed Wire An Agent of Civilization

Description: Research paper written by Steve Lee Graham about the history of barbed wire. The paper covers the early uses and controversies of barbed wire. It also covers how barbed wire is made. This paper was written in 1965 for an English IV class at Marfa High School.
Date: May 7, 1965
Creator: Graham, Steve Lee
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Young Lady Who Recommended Herself

Description: Paper written for a history Class at Marfa High School by Rosalba Alvarado. It is the story of how Cosme Alvarado chose a woman for his office assistant based on what he saw rather than any letter of recommendation.
Date: December 13, 1976
Creator: Alvarodo, Rosalba
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Atascador

Description: Pamphlet advertising real estate and agri-business in an "All American Colony in Mexico" called Atascador. Land was offered at $12.50 - 25 per acre.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Atascador Land Company
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Early Housekeeping

Description: Research paper for an American History class at Marfa High School in November 1967, written by Elizabeth Newton. She describes the daily chores and work done by women in the pioneer days of Texas, without electricity or plumbing.
Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Newton, Elizabeth
Partner: Marfa Public Library