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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

[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

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

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

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

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

Biography of Mr. & Mrs. Bogel

Description: This report is written in two sections giving brief biographies of William Woodworth Bogel and his wife Sarah Newton Bogel. The report also includes a poem written by Mr. Whittier and dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Bogel.
Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Rojo, Margarita
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

[Stonewall Democrats of Austin Invoice]

Description: An invoice from Texas Stonewall Democratic Caucus to Stonewall Democrats of Austin of $105.00 on November 7, 2001.
Date: November 7, 2001
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections