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San Antonio Urban Design Mechanisms Study

Description: The purpose of this study is to analyze and recommend an administrative structure for a public urban design function in San Antonio.
Date: October 1972
Creator: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

History of Water in the San Antonio River Valley

Description: This document provides the history of the San Antonio River Valley and its water systems.
Date: September 1970
Creator: Wilson, William Feathergail
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pictures from Three Rivers' Past

Description: Essay discussing the history of Three Rivers, Texas and photographs of the early days of the town.
Date: 2009
Creator: Hudson, Richard
Partner: Other

Roy Crane Economics Paper

Description: A college economics paper dealing with the price of fish, written by noted cartoonist Roy Crane during his time at either Simmons College (now Hardin-Simmons University) or the University of Texas.
Date: 1916/1925
Creator: Roy, Crane, Jr.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Verbatim of Tape Narrated by Alton Ashcraft

Description: Written transcript from an autobiographical tape by Alton "Baldy" Ashcraft. It covers his years in the Army and stories of their maneuvers in West Texas.
Date: 1976
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

Aviation in Presidio County

Description: Research paper written by Matt Henderson for an American History class at a Marfa high school in 1974 about the history of aviation in Presidio County.
Date: January 13, 1974
Creator: Henderson, Matt
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

A Short Biography of Lucas C. Brite

Description: This is a research paper written by Israel Galindo for an American History Class at Marfa High School. It is a biographical account of the L.C. Brite family and their ranching business in West Texas. It includes an eyewitness account of the raid on the ranch in 1917 by Louisa Romero.
Date: unknown
Creator: Galindo, Israel
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Ashton House and Family

Description: Research paper written by Cheryl Donaldson about the Ashton House, a house in Marfa, Texas. The paper covers the house from when it was built in 1898 by Dr. Monagin to its sale after Mrs. Ashton's death in 1941. This paper was written in 1970 for a class at Marfa High School.
Date: 1970
Creator: Donaldson, Cheryl
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Alpine, The Last Frontier Land

Description: Research paper written by Delia Jurado about the history of Alpine, Texas. The paper covers Alpine from the time it was formed in 1882 as Murphyville until the 1930s. Also covered are the history of Sul Ross State University and its namesake, Lawrence Sullivan Ross. This paper was written in 1971 as a research project for a class at Marfa High School.
Date: December 13, 1971
Creator: Jurado, Delia
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Louis Adams

Description: Research paper written by Robert Vizcaino about the life of Louis Adams, a Marfa cowboy. Adams lived and worked in Marfa, Texas from when he was born in 1868 until his death in 1946. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1972.
Date: 1972
Creator: Vizcaino, Robert
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Antiques in my Family: American History Research Paper

Description: Research paper written by Conchita Herrera about antiques in her family. Covered are antique guns, furniture and kitchenware. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1972.
Date: 1972
Creator: Herrera, Conchita
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Relatives of Jose Jimenez]

Description: Research Project by Jose Jiminez on November 10, 1975. It contains brief stories that compliment photos of his relatives: his great, great, grandfather Bernabe Aguilar; his great grandfather Felipe Aguilar; and his great uncles Pete, Jesus, and Felix Aguilar.
Date: November 10, 1975
Creator: Jiminez, Jose
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The United Stated Border Patrol

Description: This is a research paper written by Judi Hickey for an American History Class at Marfa High School on November 21, 1966. It discusses the beginnings of the US Border Patrol and specifically some stories of the one located at Marfa, Texas.
Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Hickey, Judi
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Life of Lucius, Sam, and Oren Bunton

Description: This research paper is a biography about Lucius Bunton and his sons, Sam and Oren who lived in Shafter and Marfa, Texas during the late 19th Century and early 20th Century. It tells of their many ranches in West Texas. Walter Gardner wrote this paper for his American History class at Marfa High School in 1965.
Date: 1965
Creator: Gardner, Walter
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Who Wants to Catch a Falling Star

Description: These two pages from a paper gives details fom an interview with Joe Bunton about his life in the"'ole days". Joe was interviewed by Patricia Shurley on December 7, 1969 when he was 83 years old.
Date: 1969
Creator: Shurley, Patricia
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Who Wants to Catch a Falling Star

Description: These two pages from a paper gives details fom an interview with Joe Bunton about his life in the"'ole days". Joe was interviewed by Patricia Shurley on December 7, 1969 when he was 83 years old.
Date: 1969
Creator: Shurley, Patricia
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

U.S.I.N.S., Marfa Sector

Description: Report by Ellen Fay Nicholson for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1964. The paper covers the reasons for the Border Patrol, the patrolmen, the different stations in the Marfa sector, and includes a map of the area.
Date: 1964
Creator: Nicholson, Ellen Fay
Partner: Marfa Public Library