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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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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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

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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  • October 13, 1955 - October 13, 1955

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  • Aug. 29, 2008, 7:53 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 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.