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Dave Wease's Automotive Garage

Description: Photograph of three automobiles parked in Dave Wease's Garage. Mr. Wease was known for hauling gasoline to stranded motorists as far away as Terlingua, Lajitas, and Study Butte. This photo was included in a research paper by David Newton for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1971.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Those Early Days

Description: Research paper written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1966 by Saul C. Acosta. The paper is about his grandfather, Rafael Carrasco (1860 - 1954) and his ranch, family and transport business.
Date: 1966
Creator: Acosta, Saul C.
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Paper about early Cars in Marfa

Description: Paper written by an David Newton for a history class at Marfa High School. The first page of the report is missing. The report discusses early autos, problems with tires, types of engines, transmissions, and the difficulty of getting parts for automobiles.
Date: 1971
Creator: Newton, David
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Dowes of Pinto Canyon

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Orin Curtis Dowe and Millie Wilson Dowe of Pinto Canyon, who met while O. C. Dowe was a Texas Ranger attempting to capture smugglers crossing the Mexico-Texas border.
Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Shurley, Mike
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Mister Wayne

Description: This is a paper describing the life of Wayne R. Cartledge. Cartledge was a cattle rancher and businessman in the Marfa area of Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Webb, Shelley
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Mary Coe Daniels, Woman of the West

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Mary Coe Daniels, pioneer of West Texas, and her family. Daniels and her husband and children made their home in West Texas, despite threats of bandits and influenza. She kept house, ran a successful store, delivered babies, and even became a U.S. mail carrier. At the time this paper was created, Mary Cole Daniels was 76 year old and still greeting customers in her general store.
Date: April 1, 1969
Creator: Godbold, Susan
Partner: Marfa Public Library