[Photograph of Scene on Bogel's Cattle Ranch, Presidio Co., Texas]

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Photograph of a view of the Bogel's ranch and the surrounding landscape. In the foreground, there is a low fence and a large group of cattle on either side. Inside the fence there are several wooden corrals. In the background, there is brush and what appears to be another large group of cows. On the left of the photograph, there is a long building (only partially visible) which may be a barn, another structure, and a windmill. In the background of the photograph, there are long, low mountains. A handwritten note at the bottom of the photograph says "Scene on ...

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

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Duncan Photo 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. It has been viewed 866 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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Photograph of a view of the Bogel's ranch and the surrounding landscape. In the foreground, there is a low fence and a large group of cattle on either side. Inside the fence there are several wooden corrals. In the background, there is brush and what appears to be another large group of cows. On the left of the photograph, there is a long building (only partially visible) which may be a barn, another structure, and a windmill. In the background of the photograph, there are long, low mountains. A handwritten note at the bottom of the photograph says "Scene on Bogel's Cattle Ranch, Presidio Co. Texas." and "Duncan Photo."

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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, 6:20 p.m.

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  • April 21, 2016, 10:22 a.m.

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Duncan Photo. [Photograph of Scene on Bogel's Cattle Ranch, Presidio Co., Texas], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40148/: accessed March 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.