Charley Bishop: "A Western Pioneer"

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This report is a brief biography of Charley Bishop, starting with his parents and describing his entire life.

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25 p. ; 28 cm.

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Bentley, Mary Helen 1964.

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This report is a brief biography of Charley Bishop, starting with his parents and describing his entire life.

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25 p. ; 28 cm.

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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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Bentley, Mary Helen. Charley Bishop: "A Western Pioneer", paper, 1964; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39989/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.