[Chuck Wagon]

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In this photograph, there are two men standing near a wagon beneath a tarp held up by wooden poles. the wagon appears to be parked and the covering over its top is strung up so that the back is open. Inside, there are items stacked in shelves and below the wagon, there is a wooden crate and some jugs. The men are standing in front of the wagon and both are facing to the left. They are wearing loose clothing and cowboy hats. To the left side of the photograph, there are some trees and brush; to the far right, ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7.25 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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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 66 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

In this photograph, there are two men standing near a wagon beneath a tarp held up by wooden poles. the wagon appears to be parked and the covering over its top is strung up so that the back is open. Inside, there are items stacked in shelves and below the wagon, there is a wooden crate and some jugs. The men are standing in front of the wagon and both are facing to the left. They are wearing loose clothing and cowboy hats. To the left side of the photograph, there are some trees and brush; to the far right, there are some objects in the background, but they are unclear. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph that says, "Chuck box, mexican cooks."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7.25 in.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 1973.02.16
  • Accession or Local Control No: 1971.05.10
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth40033

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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, 7:05 p.m.

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  • Oct. 24, 2016, 11:52 a.m.

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[Chuck Wagon], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40033/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.