Out on a Summer Day

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In this photograph, there are three people standing in front of a small palm tree on short grass. The man on the left is wearing a suit and tie and a straw hat; he is holding a cane in his right hand and has his left arm around the shoulders of the woman next to him. The woman is standing between the two men, wearing a white jacket, skirt and hat. The two people on the left are middle aged, but the man on the far right is older and has a moustache. He is also wearing a suit, a ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Creator: Unknown. August 29, 1926.

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

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Marfa Public Library

Marfa gained a public library in 1947 with the current building donated in 1973. Through the help of organizations such as the Friends of the Marfa Library, the Library has been able to continue to provide residents with access to materials, programs, and city history.

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Description

In this photograph, there are three people standing in front of a small palm tree on short grass. The man on the left is wearing a suit and tie and a straw hat; he is holding a cane in his right hand and has his left arm around the shoulders of the woman next to him. The woman is standing between the two men, wearing a white jacket, skirt and hat. The two people on the left are middle aged, but the man on the far right is older and has a moustache. He is also wearing a suit, a bowtie, and a straw hat. The men also have flowers pinned to their jackets. On the back of the photograph, there are some handwritten notes that say "Sunday - August 29. 1926, 'Out on a Summer Day!'" and also the names of the people, although they are not very clear; one appears to be "Aunt Linda" (?) and one that says "Papa Bogel."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area, as well as local families and the ghost town of Shafter.

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  • August 29, 1926

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  • Sept. 24, 2008, 6:19 p.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2009, 3:59 p.m.

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Out on a Summer Day, photograph, August 29, 1926; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40153/: accessed June 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.