[Photograph of Ruins of Old Hospital in Hospital Canyon

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Photograph of several old brick buildings which are clearly unused and dilapidated with roofs that are sagging and disintegrating. There are at least two separate buildings in the foreground and appear to be several more in the background. The buildings are near a dirt road and surrounded by desert scrub and trees.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 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 50 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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Description

Photograph of several old brick buildings which are clearly unused and dilapidated with roofs that are sagging and disintegrating. There are at least two separate buildings in the foreground and appear to be several more in the background. The buildings are near a dirt road and surrounded by desert scrub and trees.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 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, 6:05 p.m.

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  • April 21, 2016, 10:26 a.m.

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Hunter's. [Photograph of Ruins of Old Hospital in Hospital Canyon, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth40197/: accessed December 8, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.