[Camp Building]

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This photograph shows an building that is open on three sides, with a blue roof held up by log posts. Inside the building there are rows of long benches and there are two wires attached to the roof of the building and extending outside the picture. To the left of the building, there is a large, metal bell and there are trees behind the building to either side. The foreground looks as though it is bare dirt with some low scrub. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph appears to say, "The [...] for the youth."

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1 photograph : col. ; 3.5 x 4.25 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 13 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 an building that is open on three sides, with a blue roof held up by log posts. Inside the building there are rows of long benches and there are two wires attached to the roof of the building and extending outside the picture. To the left of the building, there is a large, metal bell and there are trees behind the building to either side. The foreground looks as though it is bare dirt with some low scrub. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph appears to say, "The [...] for the youth."

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1 photograph : col. ; 3.5 x 4.25 in.

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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, 7:03 p.m.

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  • Oct. 9, 2009, 4:08 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Camp Building], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40040/: accessed December 8, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.