Wedding of Silvester and Felicita Chavira in 1909

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Paper about Silvester Chavera with information about his wedding, his wife and his children. Tanita Chavira and Mrs. Jesus Uranga were interviewed for this paper, which was written for a history class at Marfa High School in 1966.

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2 p., 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Uranga, Evangelina 1966.

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Paper about Silvester Chavera with information about his wedding, his wife and his children. Tanita Chavira and Mrs. Jesus Uranga were interviewed for this paper, which was written for a history class at Marfa High School in 1966.

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2 p., 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

The Marfa Public Library contributes its collection of photographs that document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area. Images include photographs 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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Uranga, Evangelina. Wedding of Silvester and Felicita Chavira in 1909, text, 1966; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39420/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.