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[Letter from Pat Godbold to Abelardo Sanchez - May 24, 1991]

Description: Letter from Pat Goldbold to Abelardo Sanchez in response to a postcard sent by Abelardo Sanchez requesting information about the timeline of Dr. J. C. Darracott's practice in Marfa, Texas, while researching the death of Ambrose Bierce. Mrs. Goldbold includes a short biography of Dr. Darracott in reference to Marfa, according to the Marfa Museum records.
Date: May 24, 1991
Creator: Goldbold, Pat
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Postcard from Abelardo Sanchez to Mrs. Pat Godbold - May 20, 1991]

Description: A postcard with a blank front sent to Mrs. Pat Goldbold, care of the Marfa Museum, from Abelardo Sanchez requesting information about the timeline of Dr. Darracott's practice in Marfa, Texas, while researching the death of Ambrose Bierce.
Date: May 20, 1991
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Brite Ranch Raid

Description: This is a collection of pages and objects related to an entry by Clint W. White for the Alpine History Fair in Marfa, Texas in March 1984. Accompanying the research paper are three "History Day" judges' rating cards, a participant ribbon, and a certificate. The paper mentions a model of the ranch headquarters that accompanied this report. as well. Three ia a hand-written paper telling about the author's sources of information about the ranch. The three-page typed report tells the story of the raid on the Brite Ranch in 1917.
Date: March 5, 1984
Creator: White, Clint W.
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Letter from W. B. Hubbard]

Description: The letter from W. B. Hubbard is a brief explanation of the enclosures provided including a photocopy of an article that appeard in The Cattleman in 1937.
Date: December 17, 1983
Creator: Hubbard, W. B.
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Letter from Lee G. Bennett to Wm. F. Dukes - October 19, 1979]

Description: Letter from Lee G. Bennett to Wm. F. Dukes in acceptance of the additional photographs by Frank Duncan of the people and happenings of the 1920s, which Mr. Dukes offered to the Marfa Museum in a previous letter.
Date: October 19, 1979
Partner: Marfa Public Library

1930 Wedding

Description: This is a paper accompanying a photograph, written by Danny Roman for an American History Class at Marfa High School on February 21, 1978. It describes a wedding party.
Date: February 21, 1978
Creator: Roman, Danny
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Crosson Family

Description: Paper written by Jon Polson for his history class at Marfa High School on January 29, 1978. It is about the family of George and Lizzie Crosson, two of the earliest settlers in west Texas. They arrived by covered wagon in 1866-1867. The started the Goat Mountain Ranch and had five children.
Date: January 29, 1978
Creator: Polson, Jon
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Cow Country Comedy

Description: Paper on the history and development of West Texas humor
Date: 1978
Creator: Odell, Cindy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Memorial Service: Kathleen Menard - April 24, 1978]

Description: Script for the memorial service of Kathleen Menard at Nalley-Pickle Rosewood Chapel on the morning of April 24, 1978. Kathleen Menard attend and graduated valedictorian form Marfa High School in Marfa, Texas. Kathleen Menard was deeply devoted to her father, Frank Duncan, and helped him in his photography business.
Date: 1978
Partner: Marfa Public Library

A 1913 Wedding

Description: Information about a photograph for a research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the 1913 wedding of Hijinio Roman and Pilar Dominguez. A footnotes page and bibliography to the research paper are also included.
Date: January 18, 1977
Creator: Carrasco, Irma
Partner: Marfa Public Library

My Grandmother's Sisters

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the author's grandmother's sisters, Rubio D. Dominguez and Maria Rubio D. Ochoa.
Date: January 17, 1977
Creator: Carrasco, Carlos
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Barriers in Labor During the Depression

Description: Paper based on an interview with Johnnie Collie. The paper describes his family, his different jobs in a variety of places and his time in the U.S. Army. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1977 by Orlando Garcia.
Date: January 10, 1977
Creator: Garcia, Orlando
Partner: Marfa Public Library

An Interesting Person

Description: Paper written for a history Class at Marfa High School by Rosalba Alvarado in 1977. The report is based on an interview with C.J. Alvarado in January 1977. He was a school teacher in Duval and Presidio Counties and later a postmaster in Redford, Texas.
Date: January 10, 1977
Creator: Alvarodo, Rosalba
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Mrs. Carrasco

Description: This paper contains a biography of Paula Quiroz Carrasco. It discusses her family and her talent for knitting. This was a research paper by Silvino Ocon for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1977.
Date: January 10, 1977
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Adobe House: A Paper Presented to the History Department of Marfa High School

Description: Research paper written by Mary Francis Conners about the construction of adobe bricks and buildings. The paper describes what adobe is and where adobe buildings are normally found. This paper was written in in January of 1977 for a history class at Marfa High School.
Date: January 1977
Creator: Conners, Mary Francis
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Camels are Coming

Description: Paper illustrating the history of the US Army Camel Corps.
Date: 1977
Creator: Earney, Ann
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Interesting Person

Description: Paper written for a history class at Marfa High School in January 1977 by Rink Polson. It is about Lee Bennett, a teacher in Marfa and founder of the Junior Historians of Marfa.
Date: January 1977
Creator: Polson, Rink
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Marfa Junior Historians

Description: Paper by Lee Bennett about the Junior Historians in Marfa, Texas. It explains what they do, projects and papers the have written and awards they have won. She discusses how history helps young people build relationships with their parents and living relatives through interviews, projects and oral history and how they learn to appreciate the Big Bend area by researching things about it.
Date: 1977~
Creator: Bennett, Lee
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Mary Elizabeth Runkles Davis

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Mary Elizabeth Runkles Davis from Marfa, Texas, who contracted polio at the age of seven - She later went on to eat dinner with President Roosevelt, become Woman of the Year in 1968, and write poetry.
Date: January 1977
Creator: Sanchez, Delma
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Young Lady Who Recommended Herself

Description: Paper written for a history Class at Marfa High School by Rosalba Alvarado. It is the story of how Cosme Alvarado chose a woman for his office assistant based on what he saw rather than any letter of recommendation.
Date: December 13, 1976
Creator: Alvarodo, Rosalba
Partner: Marfa Public Library

One Wrong Cut

Description: This report relates an anecdote about Edward "Speck" Bogel, the son of a rancher in Marfa, Texas.
Date: December 1976
Creator: Polson, Rink
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Flyer for Bicentennial Celebration in Marfa

Description: Flyer for the play "The Heavenly Case of The Bicentennial- America On Trial" presented in Marfa, Texas on March 25-26, 1976.
Date: March 25, 1976
Partner: Marfa Public Library