[Group of people outside a house]

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In this photograph, six people are standing in a rough semi-circle to the left of a brick building in an area that appears to be covered in desert scrub. From left to right, there is a woman in a white dress, a man, dressed casually, and older woman wearing a dress with her hands on the previous man's hips, a man dressed casually and wearing odd glasses holding a small child, a man with a moustache who has his hands in his pockets, and another man, also dressed casually. The men are all wearing hats and the two in the ...

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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, six people are standing in a rough semi-circle to the left of a brick building in an area that appears to be covered in desert scrub. From left to right, there is a woman in a white dress, a man, dressed casually, and older woman wearing a dress with her hands on the previous man's hips, a man dressed casually and wearing odd glasses holding a small child, a man with a moustache who has his hands in his pockets, and another man, also dressed casually. The men are all wearing hats and the two in the middle have bandanas around their necks. The younger woman is also wearing a hat and the older one appears to be wearing a bonnet. There are handwritten notes with some names above the heads of the people. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph lists the names of the persons in the photograph: "Sarah Barclay Bogel (Mrs. Gallie Bogel), Gus Bogel, Sarah Russell (Mrs. Woodworth) Bogel, Woodworth (W. W., Jr.) holding son Billy B. (W. W. III) Bogel, ?, Ben Joe Buchannan."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 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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  • Sept. 24, 2008, 6:17 p.m.

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  • Oct. 10, 2009, 2:59 p.m.

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[Group of people outside a house], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40160/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.