The Life of Max Cortez Fall Research Paper for American History

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Biography of Max Cortez written by his great-granddaughter, Martha Cortez. Max Cortez was born in Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico in 1867.

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8 p., 23 cm.

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Cortez, Martha January 22, 1965.

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The West Texas town of Marfa gained a public library in 1947. The current building was donated in 1973, and through the help of organizations such as the Friends of the Marfa Library, the library has been able to continue to provide Marfa residents with access to materials and popular programs. The library has also been instrumental in preserving the unique history of the city and the region.

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Biography of Max Cortez written by his great-granddaughter, Martha Cortez. Max Cortez was born in Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico in 1867.

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8 p., 23 cm.

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area. They include images of many families, including the Crosson, Contrera, Cordova, Chavarria, Campos, Cline, Love, Vasquez, Porter, Jordan, and Rivera families. Also featured are photos of the ghost town of Shafter, and pictures of the set for the movie "Giant."

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  • January 22, 1965

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  • Aug. 29, 2008, 9:09 p.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2009, 3:32 p.m.

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Cortez, Martha. The Life of Max Cortez Fall Research Paper for American History, book, January 22, 1965; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39373/: accessed March 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.