Newspaper article of Marfa rotarians presenting city with old land grant

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Newspaper photograph of Henry Allen Coffield, Judge Hunter Metcalfe, and Lucius Bunton. Henry Coffield is accepting a land grant presented by a Marfa Rotary Club program. Mayor Coffield is in the center of the photograph. To the left of him is Lucius Bunton. To the right of Mayor Coffield is Hunter Metcalfe. Hunter Metcalfe is holding a paper copy of the land grant in his left hand and a framed copy of the land grant in his right hand.

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b&w, 4" x 5 1/8" newspaper clipping.

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Newspaper photograph of Henry Allen Coffield, Judge Hunter Metcalfe, and Lucius Bunton. Henry Coffield is accepting a land grant presented by a Marfa Rotary Club program. Mayor Coffield is in the center of the photograph. To the left of him is Lucius Bunton. To the right of Mayor Coffield is Hunter Metcalfe. Hunter Metcalfe is holding a paper copy of the land grant in his left hand and a framed copy of the land grant in his right hand.

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b&w, 4" x 5 1/8" newspaper clipping.

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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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  • October 13, 1955 - October 13, 1955

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  • Aug. 29, 2008, 7:53 p.m.

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  • March 10, 2010, 1:04 p.m.

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Newspaper article of Marfa rotarians presenting city with old land grant, clipping, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39835/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.