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Felix Castro Photographs 1880-1964 (Bulk 1914-1940)

CP FC


Overview of the Collection

Creator: Castro, Felix C.
Title: Felix Castro Photographs
Inclusive Dates: 1880-1964
Bulk Dates: 1914-1940
Quantity: 2 Boxes (1.0 Linear Feet)
Abstract:This collection consists primarily of studio portraits and snapshots of the families of Felix Castro and his wife, Ethel (Marsters) Castro. Other photographs depict Felix Castro's service in World War I as a medic, likely taken while he was in training at the Provisional Field Hospital at Camp Fremont and Camp Lee, Virginia; hotels, including the Hogan Hotel in Delores, Colorado (owned by Felix Castro) and the Pavilion Hotel in Taylor, Nebraska (owned by Saul Marsters); a theatre production; and vacation snapshots made in the Southwest, including views of cliff dwellings and landscapes.
Identification: CP FC
Language: Material in English
Repository: Arizona State University Library. Greater Arizona Collection
P.O. Box 871006
Tempe, AZ 85287-1006
Phone: (480) 965-4932
E-Mail: archives@asu.edu
Questions? Ask An Archivist!

Historical Note

Saul Junden Van Guilder Marsters (1831-1903) was born to Stephen J. and Malinda Baldwin (Martin) Marsters. He served with the 22nd Indiana Volunteers during the Civil War. Marsters was married twice: first to Nancy Ann Clark (1831-1884) on August 4, 1850 and second to Sarah Josephine Latta Davis (1852-1939) on May 27, 1886. He had seven children with his first wife and four with his second: Hezekiah S. (1851-1911), Martha Jane (Marsters) Lennox (1853-1876), Eleanor B. (1856-1863), Elias (1860-1941), Emma Belle (Marsters) Pearson (1862-1960), Alice Willetta (Marsters) Latta (1870-1945), Olive (1872-1879), Hazel B. (1887-1889), Ethel May (Marsters) Lansing Castro (1889-1976), Saul Jr. (1891-1897), and Josephine (Marsters) Page (1894-1958). Ethel May Marsters married twice, first to Ivan C. Lansing and then to Felix Clarence Castro (1896-1984). She had one son with her first husband, Ivan C. Jr. (1915-1973).

Prior to her marriage to Saul Marsters, Sarah Latta was married to Hiram T. Davis (1850-1907). She had four children with her first husband: Minnie (Davis) Thurston (1875-1953), Hiram (1877-), Charles E. (1881–1973), and Schuyler Anson Davis (1884–1955). After Saul Marsters's death, she married John Laban Evinger (1840-1917).


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists primarily of studio portraits and snapshots of the families of Felix Castro and his wife, Ethel (Marsters) Castro. Other photographs depict Felix Castro's service in World War I as a medic, likely taken while he was in training at the Provisional Field Hospital at Camp Fremont and Camp Lee, Virginia; hotels, including the Hogan Hotel in Delores, Colorado (owned by Felix Castro) and the Pavilion Hotel in Taylor, Nebraska (owned by Saul Marsters); a theatre production; and vacation snapshots made in the Southwest, including views of cliff dwellings and landscapes.


Arrangement

This collection consists of two boxes.

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

To view this collection, make an appointment at least five business days prior to your visit by contacting Ask an Archivist or calling (480) 965-4932. Appointments in the Wurzburger Reading Room at Hayden Library (rm. 138) on the Tempe campus are available Monday through Friday. Check the ASU Library Hours page for current availability.

Copyright

Arizona State University does not own the copyright to this collection. We recognize that it is incumbent upon the researcher to procure permission to publish information from this collection from the owner of the copyright.


Related Material

These photographs were separated from the bulk of MSS-25: Felix Castro Collection (guide available at http://azarchivesonline.org/xtf/view?docId=ead/asu/castro.xml).


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Castro, Felix C.
Marsters, Elias M., b. 1822
Marsters, Stephen, 1794-1874

Family Name(s)
Castro family -- Genealogy
Marsters family -- Genealogy

Subject(s)
Camp Fremont (Va.)
Fort Defiance (Ariz.)
Fort Lee (Va.)
Methodist Church -- Clergy
Methodists -- Indiana
Methodists -- Ohio
World War, 1914-1918


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], , Arizona State University Library.

Provenance

Felix Castro donated these photographs to the Arizona Collection in 1976 (Accessions #1976-00012A and #1976-00012B).


Container List

25Felix Castro and Friend in Uniforms; California, circa 1914
Personal Name(s)
Castro, Felix C.

104Ethel Marsters Castro and her Sister Josephine as Children; Stillwater, Oklahoma
Personal Name(s)
Page, Josephine (Josephine Marsters), 1894-1958
Castro, Ethel Marsters

123Ethel Marsters Castro in Her Salvation Army Uniform; Leavenworth, Kansas, circa 1920
Personal Name(s)
Castro, Ethel Marsters

126Portrait of Felix Castro; California, circa 1914
Personal Name(s)
Castro, Felix C.

132-136Portraits of Ivan Lansing; Lincoln, Nebraska
Personal Name(s)
Lansing, Ivan C. (Ivan Clifford), 1887-1952

142Full Length Portrait of Ivan Lansing; Los Angeles, California
Personal Name(s)
Lansing, Ivan C. (Ivan Clifford), 1887-1952

156Nettie Marsters as a Child; Danville, Illinois
Nettie Marsters was Hezekiah Marsters's daughter.
Personal Name(s)
Marsters, Nettie

157Josephine Marsters
Personal Name(s)
Page, Josephine (Josephine Marsters), 1894-1958

157Unidentified Woman
163Paul Marsters' Five Daughters; Fairbury, Nebraska
Personal Name(s)
Marsters, Mary J. (Mary Jane), 1852-1930
Bruffey, Susan E. Smirl (Susan Emily Marsters Smirl), 1854-1943
Weese, America (America Marsters), 1856-1929
Karr, Lizzie (Elizabeth Marsters), 1858-1932
Missman, Hattie (Hattie May Marsters), 1862-1961

165Hiram Davis [?]; Burwell, Nebraska
Personal Name(s)
Davis, Hiram T. (Hiram Turner), 1850-1907

166Hiram Davis [?]; Atlanta, Georgia
Personal Name(s)
Davis, Hiram T. (Hiram Turner), 1850-1907

167Hiram Davis [?]; Oro, Nebraska
Personal Name(s)
Davis, Hiram T. (Hiram Turner), 1850-1907

168-169Eva and Schuyler Marsters; Cheyenne, Wyoming
Personal Name(s)
Davis, Eva (Eva Elizabeth Seidel), 1890-1955
Davis, Schuyler A. (Schuyler Anson Davis), 1884-1955

170Wedding Portrait of Eva and Schuyler Marsters; Phoenix, Arizona
Personal Name(s)
Davis, Schuyler A. (Schuyler Anson Davis), 1884-1955
Davis, Eva (Eva Elizabeth Seidel), 1890-1955

171Eva and Schuyler Marsters; Prescott, Arizona
Personal Name(s)
Davis, Schuyler A. (Schuyler Anson Davis), 1884-1955
Davis, Eva (Eva Elizabeth Seidel), 1890-1955

172Charles Marsters; Prescott, Arizona, 1917
Personal Name(s)
Davis, Charles (Charles Thurston), 1916-1980

184Unidentified Man; Lincoln, Nebraska
185Unidentified Woman; Long Beach, California
186Unidentified Elderly Couple; Anaheim, California
189Unidentified Woman and Child; Anaheim, California
190Unidentified Group Portrait
194Unidentified Couple; York, Nebraska
198Three Unidentified Children; Fairbury, Nebraska
199Unidentified Group Portrait; Fairbury, Nebraska
265Unidentified Group Portrait; Roseburg, Oregon
269Interior of Telephone Operators Switchboard Office, 1900
273Saul and Josie Marsters, with Ethel; Steele City, Nebraska
Personal Name(s)
Marsters, Saul (Saul Junden Van Guilder), 1891-1897
Castro, Ethel Marsters

274Unidentified Couple; Burwell, Nebraska
278Cartoon Drawing Showing the Dangers of Drinking Alcohol in an Engine Room, circa 1940
279-280Drawings of Apache People, circa 1941
Personal Name(s)
Harman, Fred, 1902-1982 (Artist)