[Photograph of View of a Campground]

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Photograph of a panoramic view of a campground amongst a group of trees. In the foreground, there is a field covered in short grass. The campground consists of many different sizes and shapes of tents (most of them are white) and several buildings that look a little more permanent. There are also many old-style automobiles parked near the tents and some are hitched to small wagons. Behind the camp, there are more trees and mountains in the distance.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 25 cm.

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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

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

Photograph of a panoramic view of a campground amongst a group of trees. In the foreground, there is a field covered in short grass. The campground consists of many different sizes and shapes of tents (most of them are white) and several buildings that look a little more permanent. There are also many old-style automobiles parked near the tents and some are hitched to small wagons. Behind the camp, there are more trees and mountains in the distance.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 25 cm.

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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, 7:03 p.m.

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  • April 21, 2016, 10:29 a.m.

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[Photograph of View of a Campground], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40038/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.