National Geographic : 1939 Oct
RIATAS AND ROMANCE ON THE RIO GRANDE NOT EVEN HER SUNBONNET CAN HIDE HER MILLION-DOLLAR SMILE In the hot winds of west Texas summers old-style headdress still proves satisfactory. Even the greenest tenderfoot soon learns to avoid contact with dagger-pointed desert plants, like this yucca. @ National Geographic Society Kodachromes by Luis Marden DESCENDANTS OF EARLY TEXAS SETTLERS GIVE A PIONEERS' CLUB PARTY Round dances, in costumes of covered-wagon days, were held on the campus of Sull Ross State Teachers' College, at Alpine. Interesting relics of early days, from hand coffee mills to bullet molds and fragments of wagons burned by Indians, are displayed by the local historical society.