A Schoolhouse

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Description of the school house in De Piedra in 1927 as told by Isabel Valensuela.

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1 p., 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Valensuela, T. 1968.

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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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Description of the school house in De Piedra in 1927 as told by Isabel Valensuela.

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1 p., 28 x 21.5 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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Valensuela, T. A Schoolhouse, paper, 1968; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39425/: accessed March 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.