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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

Bottle Collection of George and Galen McCallum

Description: Report by Galen McCallum about her collection of glass bottles.It gives a brief history of glass bottles, from individually blown glass bottles to manufactured bottles, descriptions of various bottles and some uses of glass bottles. Pages are included with descriptions of photos that were part of this report.
Date: January 14, 1974
Creator: McCallum, Galen
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Recorded Conversation with Emmett Robert Shelton Sr.]

Description: Photocopy of an oral history with Emmett Robert Shelton Sr. detailing the land development of Austin and the life and times of the Brackenridge family. Shelton goes into how Austin was developed as well as various laws that were passed during this time. He also talks about interactions with the Native people of the area - the Comanche and how they were allowed to come into the country to trade.
Date: June 1974
Creator: Eanes History Center
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

Upland southern burial traditions in Montague county, Texas

Description: Research paper about the upland southern burial traditions found in Montague county cemeteries, submitted to Dr. Terry Jordan's Geography 501 class at North Texas State University by Lynette Schroeder.
Date: July 1974
Creator: Schroeder, Lynette
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

St. Mary's Catholic Church

Description: Paper describing St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas
Date: January 14, 1974
Creator: Hernandez, Lionel
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Casa De Piedra School

Description: Description of the Casa De Piedra School in Marfa, Texas. This accompanied a photograph in a research report by Maria Valenzuela in 1974.
Date: 1974
Creator: Valenzuela, Maria
Partner: Marfa Public Library

An Interesting Person

Description: Research paper written by Irma Espinosa for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1974. It is about Angelita M. Campos, wife of Lino Campos. The paper discusses her early life and her hobby of making quilts and curtains.
Date: 1974
Partner: Marfa Public Library

An Autobiography of Dionisio Marquez Cordero

Description: This is a research paper written by Jesus Cordero for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1974. It gives a first hand account of the interesting life of Dionisio Marquez Cordero. As a child and young man, most of his family was killed in Mexico during the revolution. He eventually came to Texas, married three times and had 12 children. He had many interesting jobs. He became a US citizen in 1962.
Date: May 20, 1974
Creator: Cordero, Jesus Manuel
Partner: Marfa Public Library