[Photograph of Gus Bogel on Horseback]

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In this photograph, a young man (dressed in a light-colored shirt and chaps and wearing a cowboy hat) is sitting astride a horse. The horse is dark but has a white stripe down the middle of its face and three very short white socks. There is a coiled rope attatched to the saddle. They appear to be standing in a corral or yard of bare dirt. In the background, there is a wooden fence and a wooden structure with pegs and various items hanging on the side. There is also a sawhorse and several other objects on the ground to ...

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1 photograph : b&w ; 2.5 x 3.75 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1916.

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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 97 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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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In this photograph, a young man (dressed in a light-colored shirt and chaps and wearing a cowboy hat) is sitting astride a horse. The horse is dark but has a white stripe down the middle of its face and three very short white socks. There is a coiled rope attatched to the saddle. They appear to be standing in a corral or yard of bare dirt. In the background, there is a wooden fence and a wooden structure with pegs and various items hanging on the side. There is also a sawhorse and several other objects on the ground to the right, in front of the building. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Gus Bogel 1916."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 2.5 x 3.75 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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  • 1916

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  • Sept. 24, 2008, 6:25 p.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2009, 4:09 p.m.

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[Photograph of Gus Bogel on Horseback], photograph, 1916; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40129/: accessed December 11, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.