[Davis Mountains in Big Bend]

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Photograph of the Davis Mountains at Big Bend National Park, taken from between two mountain peaks overlooking a valley. Another mountain peak is in the background.

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1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 8 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1969.

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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 231 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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The Marfa Public Library materials include photographs that document their local history. 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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Description

Photograph of the Davis Mountains at Big Bend National Park, taken from between two mountain peaks overlooking a valley. Another mountain peak is in the background.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 8 x 8 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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[Mountains and shrubbery at Big Bend National Park] (Photograph)

[Mountains and shrubbery at Big Bend National Park]

Photograph of mountains at Big Bend National Park, taken from between two mountain peaks overlooking a valley. Another mountain peak is in the background. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Work was begun in 1934 to establish a national park out of the newly created Big Bend State Park. It wasn't until nine years later that the park became a reality" (p. 10).

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  • 1969

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  • Aug. 29, 2008, 8:12 p.m.

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  • April 8, 2015, 4:32 p.m.

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[Davis Mountains in Big Bend], photograph, 1969; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39629/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.