[Small Group of People]

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In this photograph, there are four adults and a child sitting together in a group. To the left, there are two young women sitting in the back and an older woman sitting directly in front of them, leaning against their knees. The third woman is facing a man who is also sitting in the back and a little girl sitting in front of him. All of the people in the group are dressed up; the women are wearing dark-colored dresses and hats. The man is wearing a suit and tie and a hat. The little girl is wearing a dress ...

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 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 38 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

The West Texas town of Marfa gained a public library in 1947. The current building was donated in 1973, and through the help of organizations such as the Friends of the Marfa Library, the library has been able to continue to provide Marfa residents with access to materials and popular programs. The library has also been instrumental in preserving the unique history of the city and the region.

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In this photograph, there are four adults and a child sitting together in a group. To the left, there are two young women sitting in the back and an older woman sitting directly in front of them, leaning against their knees. The third woman is facing a man who is also sitting in the back and a little girl sitting in front of him. All of the people in the group are dressed up; the women are wearing dark-colored dresses and hats. The man is wearing a suit and tie and a hat. The little girl is wearing a dress with a plaid pattern. The two younger women are holding bottles and the man is holding a third bottle and is pouring it into a glass. Behind the group is a wall made of bricks. An accompanying handwritten note reads, "Left to right: ? , ? possibly Mrs. Augustus Julius Bogel, Sr. (W. W. Bogel's mother) of Shreveport, La. (visiting), Mrs. W. W. Bogel (Sarah Newton), W. W. Bogel (William Woodworth), the child ? possibly Jessie Bogel - oldest child of W. W. and Sarah Newton Bogel."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area. They include images 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, 6:23 p.m.

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[Small Group of People], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40134/: accessed March 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.