Postcard of Jesus Abundio Cobos

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Photographic postcard depicting two men, one which is Jesus Abundio Cobos in Alpine, Texas around 1900. One of the men is riding a donkey. Correspondence on the back is in Spanish.

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1 postcard: b&w; 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1900~.

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This postcard 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 135 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

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

Photographic postcard depicting two men, one which is Jesus Abundio Cobos in Alpine, Texas around 1900. One of the men is riding a donkey. Correspondence on the back is in Spanish.

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1 postcard: b&w; 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.

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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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  • 1900~

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  • Aug. 29, 2008, 8:01 p.m.

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  • Sept. 12, 2016, 6:20 p.m.

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Postcard of Jesus Abundio Cobos, postcard, 1900~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39753/: accessed March 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.