[Men on Horseback]

Description

This photograph shows a large open field covered in short grass and brush. There are four men on horseback, spread out in the field; all are wearing loose clothing and hats. On the left side of the photograph, there is a fifth, loose horse. In the background, there are trees and hills covered in bushes. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Rounding up livestock at close of camp-meeting."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

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 14 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

Marfa gained a public library in 1947 with the current building donated in 1973. Through the help of organizations such as the Friends of the Marfa Library, the Library has been able to continue to provide residents with access to materials, programs, and city history.

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Description

This photograph shows a large open field covered in short grass and brush. There are four men on horseback, spread out in the field; all are wearing loose clothing and hats. On the left side of the photograph, there is a fifth, loose horse. In the background, there are trees and hills covered in bushes. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Rounding up livestock at close of camp-meeting."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 1973.02.23
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1971.05.20
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth40028

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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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  • Sept. 24, 2008, 7:06 p.m.

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  • April 20, 2014, 7:02 p.m.

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[Men on Horseback], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40028/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.