[People Sitting on Rocks]

Description:

This photograph shows a large group of people sitting among boulders on the slope of a hill. There are bushes and scrub growing among the rocks and trees growing at the top of the hill. The people are all dressed up; the women are wearing dresses and decorated hats, the men are wearing suits with bowties and cowboy hats. The people are of various ages, including several children. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Watching a baptizing."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jeff Davis County
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Marfa Public Library
Collection(s):
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Usage:
Total Uses: 54
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: February 19, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Jeff Davis County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

This photograph shows a large group of people sitting among boulders on the slope of a hill. There are bushes and scrub growing among the rocks and trees growing at the top of the hill. The people are all dressed up; the women are wearing dresses and decorated hats, the men are wearing suits with bowties and cowboy hats. The people are of various ages, including several children. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Watching a baptizing."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): spectators | baptism
Partner:
Marfa Public Library
Collection:
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1973.03.09
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth40003
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public