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  Partner: Marfa Public Library
 County: Brewster County, TX
 Language: Spanish
 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
CCC Service Camp

CCC Service Camp

Date: 1933
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph description by Calistro Nunez Sr. in an interview on January 18, 1975 by Calistro Nunez, Jr., "This picture was taken in 1933, during the depression, when President Roosevelt held office. It shows a CCC Service Camp, which was formed so that the people could work. Their jobs were at making roads on the Chisos Mountain, where Big Bend is now located. The government paid the federal workers according to their duties and responsibilities under several different pay plans. They lived in these camps and were allowed to leave every fifteen days to go to the nearest town."
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CCC Service Camp Employees

CCC Service Camp Employees

Date: January 23, 1934
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph description by Calistro Nunez Sr. in an interview on January 18, 1975 by Calistro Nunez, Jr., "This picture, taken in January 23, 1934, shows five federal employees standing in front of their barrack, These men worked in the CCC camps." The photo shows men standing on the steps outside the doorway.
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Postcard of Jesus Abundio Cobos

Postcard of Jesus Abundio Cobos

Date: c. 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographic postcard depicting two men, one which is Jesus Abundio Cobos in Alpine, Texas around 1900. One of the men is riding a donkey. Correspondence on the back is in Spanish.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library