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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

Five Pictures

Description: Biography of Rafael Carrasco, his early life, his marriage, his different jobs and his family with seven children. It describes photos of the family and people who worked for Mr. Carrasco. This is a research paper written by Daniel R. Lujan for an American History Class at Marfa High School on November 21, 1966.
Date: November 21, 1966
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

Felipe Carrasco

Description: Research paper by Rolando Ontineros, done for an American History class at Marfa high School in 1967. The paper tells the story of Felipe Carrasco and the places he lived and worked.
Date: 1967
Creator: Ontineros, Rolando
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Hilario Cordova

Description: This is a research paper written by Lorena Molina for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1967. It is a biography of her great uncle Hilario Cordova.
Date: 1967
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Lorina Cruz

Description: Short paper about Lorina Cruz. It discusses her work done knitting sweaters, aprons, and hats and her marriage to Delfine Juarez. This paper was written by Frankie Quintanas for a history class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: 1968
Creator: Quintanas, Frankie
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Rock House

Description: This is a paper describing both Casa Piedra, "The Rock House," and the people who lived in Casa Piedra.
Date: December 13, 1972
Creator: Arce, Hugh
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Pages about Viejo Pass

Description: Correspondence from Jack Shipman in 1937 that includes information about a monument in Viejo Pass and an account of the fight between the Cavalry with some Pueblo Indian scouts and the Apache Indians in that place in 1880.
Date: 1937
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Camp Holland

Description: Paper written by William Kim Thornsburg about Camp Holland built in Viejo Pass near Valentine, Texas. He accounts that the last Apache battle in Texas and how the camp was used later to supply troops along the Rio Grande.
Date: November 20, 1966
Creator: Thornsburg, William Kim
Partner: Marfa Public Library