Border Patrolmen from Marfa, Texas

Description:

Photograph of the Border Patrolmen in Marfa, Texas. (L-R, top row): Charles P. Holmes, Ware Hord, William Schrader, Jesse Lee Blackwell, Charles Hayes, George Dennis and Shelley Barnes. (L-R, front row): John F. Harn, Miles Canal, Emmett Hunter, Jesse Hill, Alvin Ogden, Stanley Roberts and Earl Fallis. They are all in uniform and wear riding boots. These men patroled the border with Mexico on horseback with their bedrolls on the back. They often slept along the river.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: 1930~  
Partner(s):
Marfa Public Library
Collection(s):
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Usage:
Total Uses: 88
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1930~
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Photograph of the Border Patrolmen in Marfa, Texas. (L-R, top row): Charles P. Holmes, Ware Hord, William Schrader, Jesse Lee Blackwell, Charles Hayes, George Dennis and Shelley Barnes. (L-R, front row): John F. Harn, Miles Canal, Emmett Hunter, Jesse Hill, Alvin Ogden, Stanley Roberts and Earl Fallis. They are all in uniform and wear riding boots. These men patroled the border with Mexico on horseback with their bedrolls on the back. They often slept along the river.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print: b&w; 5 x 7 in.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): border patrolmen | Barnes, Shelley | uniforms | boots
Partner:
Marfa Public Library
Collection:
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1966.11.02
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth87391
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image