[Photograph of a wooden cross]

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This photograph shows a wooden cross with stones around the base, on a hill overlooking the campgrounds. In the foreground, the area is rocky, with several large boulders directly behind the cross and there is some tall grass in the front. Behind the cross, there is a large group of treee with a blue buildings scattered throughout. In the distance, there is an open field filled with yellow grass and some other trees and buildings to the right.

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1 photograph : col. ; 3.5 x 4.25 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. 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 wooden cross with stones around the base, on a hill overlooking the campgrounds. In the foreground, the area is rocky, with several large boulders directly behind the cross and there is some tall grass in the front. Behind the cross, there is a large group of treee with a blue buildings scattered throughout. In the distance, there is an open field filled with yellow grass and some other trees and buildings to the right.

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1 photograph : col. ; 3.5 x 4.25 in.

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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, 7:02 p.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2009, 4:08 p.m.

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[Photograph of a wooden cross], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40039/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.