[Group of Seven Officers]

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This photograph shows seven men, wearing what appear to be army uniforms, sitting on rocks surrounded by desert vegetation. The men have moustaches and are wearing dark jackets with stripes on the sleeves, light-colored pants, and hats with a dark bands. The man on the far right is Sergeant Forsythe, the Post Commissary Sergeant. Clockwise, the other men are a 1st Sergeant, a Corporal, another Sergeant, the Hospital Steward, the Quartermaster Sergeant, and another 1st Sergeant.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 6 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 25 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

This photograph shows seven men, wearing what appear to be army uniforms, sitting on rocks surrounded by desert vegetation. The men have moustaches and are wearing dark jackets with stripes on the sleeves, light-colored pants, and hats with a dark bands. The man on the far right is Sergeant Forsythe, the Post Commissary Sergeant. Clockwise, the other men are a 1st Sergeant, a Corporal, another Sergeant, the Hospital Steward, the Quartermaster Sergeant, and another 1st Sergeant.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 6 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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  • Sept. 24, 2008, 6:08 p.m.

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  • April 20, 2014, 6:40 p.m.

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[Group of Seven Officers], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40187/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.