[Family with a Wagon]

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This photograph shows a family that appears to be getting ready to leave in a wagon. To the left, a man wearing a suit and hat is leaning down to pick up a young girl with curls wearing a plaid shirt and white dress. The woman directly to the right is wearing a white shirt with a dark skirt and bonnet and has her hands outstretched to push the girl forward; she has a white bonnet in her right hand. There are two young boys on the right, both wearing with shirts and dark slacks. There is a large duffel ...

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8.25 x 10 in.

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This photograph 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 65 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

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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Description

This photograph shows a family that appears to be getting ready to leave in a wagon. To the left, a man wearing a suit and hat is leaning down to pick up a young girl with curls wearing a plaid shirt and white dress. The woman directly to the right is wearing a white shirt with a dark skirt and bonnet and has her hands outstretched to push the girl forward; she has a white bonnet in her right hand. There are two young boys on the right, both wearing with shirts and dark slacks. There is a large duffel bag infront of the man and the little girl. The wagon has large wheels and a white cover over the top. There is something wooden sticking out the back with initials on it (they appear to be 'WTJ') and a lantern hanging off of it. Behind the wagon there is a large tree. It appears to be nighttime in the photograph.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8.25 x 10 in.

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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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  • Sept. 24, 2008, 7:16 p.m.

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  • May 17, 2016, 3:44 p.m.

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[Family with a Wagon], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39997/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.