The Life of W. T. Davis

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Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Judge W. T. Davis, who came to Marfa, Texas, in 1907 to establish a ranching business and meat market. He was elected county judge in 1926, and he and his family became a prominent part of the community.

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[4] p. ; 28 cm.

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Minjares, Mary Jane January 22, 1965.

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Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Judge W. T. Davis, who came to Marfa, Texas, in 1907 to establish a ranching business and meat market. He was elected county judge in 1926, and he and his family became a prominent part of the community.

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[4] p. ; 28 cm.

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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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  • January 22, 1965

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  • February 6, 1875 - 1965

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  • Sept. 17, 2014, 12:06 p.m.

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Minjares, Mary Jane. The Life of W. T. Davis, text, January 22, 1965; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494252/: accessed June 18, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.

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