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Correspondence from Jack Shipman in 1937 that includes information about a monument in Viejo Pass and an account of the fight between the Cavalry with some Pueblo Indian scouts and the Apache Indians in that place in 1880.

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2 p., 28 x 20.5 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1937.

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Correspondence from Jack Shipman in 1937 that includes information about a monument in Viejo Pass and an account of the fight between the Cavalry with some Pueblo Indian scouts and the Apache Indians in that place in 1880.

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2 p., 28 x 20.5 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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Pages about Viejo Pass, text, 1937; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39439/: accessed December 4, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.