[Men Outside a Large Tent]

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In this photograph, there is a very large, white tent with the side rolled up in the front to show chairs inside. At the right, there is an area that seems to have trees, or possibly branches tied together over wooden posts. To the far left of the photograph, there is a man in loose clothing and a hat walking to the left. Nearer the tent, there are three men standing together in a group that appear to be wearing suits and hats. There are several large trees around the tent and some hills rising in the background. Several handwritten ...

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 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 12 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

In this photograph, there is a very large, white tent with the side rolled up in the front to show chairs inside. At the right, there is an area that seems to have trees, or possibly branches tied together over wooden posts. To the far left of the photograph, there is a man in loose clothing and a hat walking to the left. Nearer the tent, there are three men standing together in a group that appear to be wearing suits and hats. There are several large trees around the tent and some hills rising in the background. Several handwritten notes are on the back of the photograph: "Gospel tent," "Mexican helper," "Minister," and "Brush arbor for overflow at services."

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

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 1973.02.20
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1971.05.08
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth40030

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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, 7:05 p.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2009, 3:46 p.m.

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[Men Outside a Large Tent], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40030/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.