[Photograph of Gus Bogel]

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In this photograph, a young man (identified as Gus Bogel on the back of the photograph in a handwritten note) is standing in an area that appears to be a garden or backyard. The man is wearing a loose shirt and slacks, a tie, and cowboy boots. He is standing on grass and there are trees to either side. Behind him, there is some sort of wooden structure and a wooden swing or bench. There is a printed border around the outside of the photograph.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 5.25 in.

Creation Information

Fox Company c. 1927.

Context

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

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  • Fox Company A stamp on the back of the photograph says "Guaranteed for life, This is a Genuine Border Fox Tone picture [...] Fox Company, San Antonio, Texas, copyrighted 1927 by Carl D. [...]"

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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

In this photograph, a young man (identified as Gus Bogel on the back of the photograph in a handwritten note) is standing in an area that appears to be a garden or backyard. The man is wearing a loose shirt and slacks, a tie, and cowboy boots. He is standing on grass and there are trees to either side. Behind him, there is some sort of wooden structure and a wooden swing or bench. There is a printed border around the outside of the photograph.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 3.5 x 5.25 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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  • c. 1927

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 24, 2008, 6:25 p.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2009, 4:07 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Fox Company. [Photograph of Gus Bogel], photograph, c. 1927; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40131/: accessed December 11, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.