Former Teacher Marks 16th Year as Paisano Secretary

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This article gives a brief biography of Jesse Blackwell, written when he was 81. It tells about his family, career as a techer, and his involvement with the Baptist church. The citation at the beginning says "Copy of article taken from the Saturday, July 26, 1952 El Paso Times by Patty McKenzie, Times Correspondent."

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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McKenzie, Patty July 26, 1952.

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This article gives a brief biography of Jesse Blackwell, written when he was 81. It tells about his family, career as a techer, and his involvement with the Baptist church. The citation at the beginning says "Copy of article taken from the Saturday, July 26, 1952 El Paso Times by Patty McKenzie, Times Correspondent."

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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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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  • July 26, 1952

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  • December 16, 1871 - July 26, 1952

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McKenzie, Patty. Former Teacher Marks 16th Year as Paisano Secretary, text, July 26, 1952; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39980/: accessed June 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.