Camp Holland

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Paper written by William Kim Thornsburg about Camp Holland built in Viejo Pass near Valentine, Texas. He accounts that the last Apache battle in Texas and how the camp was used later to supply troops along the Rio Grande.

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14 p., 21.5 x 28 cm

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Thornsburg, William Kim November 20, 1966.

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Paper written by William Kim Thornsburg about Camp Holland built in Viejo Pass near Valentine, Texas. He accounts that the last Apache battle in Texas and how the camp was used later to supply troops along the Rio Grande.

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14 p., 21.5 x 28 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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  • November 20, 1966

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Thornsburg, William Kim. Camp Holland, paper, November 20, 1966; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39440/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.