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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

[Handwritten Note about the Dellana Family]

Description: Photocopy of a handwritten account of what is was like to live on Tucker Lane in the 1920's. Dorothy Depwe goes into how many children the Tuckers the family had as well as goes into the lives of the Teague, Ryan, Young, and Small families.
Date: March 28, 1986
Creator: Depwe, Dorothy
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

Ranching in the Early Days

Description: This paper starts with a brief introduction regarding the Bogel family and then talks about life on a ranch in the Marfa, Texas area.
Date: November 28, 1967
Creator: Wheelis, Mark
Partner: Marfa Public Library