[Ventura Contreras marriage license]

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Marriage license from 1898, joining "Ventura" Contreras and Angelita Madrid in marriage.

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b&w photograph, 8 1/2" x 14"

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Creator: Unknown. September 14, 1898.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert and was provided by Marfa Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 167 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

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Description

Marriage license from 1898, joining "Ventura" Contreras and Angelita Madrid in marriage.

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b&w photograph, 8 1/2" x 14"

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area, as well as local families and the ghost town of Shafter.

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  • September 14, 1898

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  • Aug. 29, 2008, 8:18 p.m.

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  • Oct. 12, 2009, 12:35 p.m.

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[Ventura Contreras marriage license], photograph, September 14, 1898; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39559/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.