[People in a Field]

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In this photograph there are a group of people standing under trees near a field. In the foreground, there are two people sitting on horseback; the young woman in the front is wearing a checkered dress and bonnet while the young man behind her is wearing a loose white shirt and a cowboy hat. The horse that the woman is sitting on is dark with a white stripe down the middle of its face. Behind them to the left, there are several people standing in a group in the shade of a tree. There are at least four adults standing ...

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1 photograph : b&w ; 4.25 x 6.75 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 15 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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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Description

In this photograph there are a group of people standing under trees near a field. In the foreground, there are two people sitting on horseback; the young woman in the front is wearing a checkered dress and bonnet while the young man behind her is wearing a loose white shirt and a cowboy hat. The horse that the woman is sitting on is dark with a white stripe down the middle of its face. Behind them to the left, there are several people standing in a group in the shade of a tree. There are at least four adults standing and several children kneeling on the ground. Directly behind them, there is a wagon hitched to a horse. The wagon has a canvas across the top but is open on the sides which shows that it is full of unknown objects. The area is covered in tall grass and there is are trees in the distance. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Mrs. Ed Jones representing Elma [...]."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 4.25 x 6.75 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, 7:12 p.m.

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  • Oct. 24, 2016, 11:53 a.m.

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[People in a Field], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40008/: accessed December 4, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.