[Group Picture in a Field]

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This photograph shows a large group of people, of all ages, standing in a field of short grass. All of the people are fairly dressed up - the men are wearing suits and ties, the women are wearing blouses and skirts. All of the people are wearing hats or bonnets. In front of the people there are several long logs laying on the ground; a young boy is sitting on one of them in the left side of the photograph. There are some tall grasses or other plants visible behind the people. A handwritten note on the back of the ...

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

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1902~.

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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 19 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 large group of people, of all ages, standing in a field of short grass. All of the people are fairly dressed up - the men are wearing suits and ties, the women are wearing blouses and skirts. All of the people are wearing hats or bonnets. In front of the people there are several long logs laying on the ground; a young boy is sitting on one of them in the left side of the photograph. There are some tall grasses or other plants visible behind the people. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "About 1902. Sun bonnets. Lee Evans."

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

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 1973.02.17
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1971.05.13
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth40032

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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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  • 1902~

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  • Sept. 24, 2008, 7:05 p.m.

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  • Jan. 9, 2017, 12:15 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Group Picture in a Field], photograph, 1902~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40032/: accessed February 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.