[Capote Falls]

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Postcard of Capote Falls, near Marfa. A small waterfall is cascading between two large cliffs. The tops of a few trees can been seen at the bottom left and right corners of the photograph.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. c. 1965.

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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 1668 times , with 24 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

Marfa gained a public library in 1947 with the current building donated in 1973. Through the help of organizations such as the Friends of the Marfa Library, the Library has been able to continue to provide residents with access to materials, programs, and city history.

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Description

Postcard of Capote Falls, near Marfa. A small waterfall is cascading between two large cliffs. The tops of a few trees can been seen at the bottom left and right corners of the photograph.

Physical Description

1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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(3 3/8" x 5 3/8")

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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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  • c. 1965

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  • c. 1965 - c. 1965

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  • Aug. 29, 2008, 7:54 p.m.

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  • June 1, 2010, 6:32 p.m.

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[Capote Falls], postcard, c. 1965; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39820/: accessed May 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.