Brite Ranch Alfalfa Field

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Photograph of people standing in an alfalfa field on the Brite Ranch. Names from L-R: Oscar Wells, Lee Trimble, Charlie Brite, Jim Cobb holding a baby, and Mrs. Jim Cobb. Others are unidentified. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Marfa Public Library

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Photograph of people standing in an alfalfa field on the Brite Ranch. Names from L-R: Oscar Wells, Lee Trimble, Charlie Brite, Jim Cobb holding a baby, and Mrs. Jim Cobb. Others are unidentified. This photo was included in a report by McMinn White for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 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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A Picture Report by McMinn White (Text)

A Picture Report by McMinn White

Paper by McMinn White that describes photographs of the Brite Ranch. Photos included, the Texas Rangers, alfalfa fields, the ranch's headquarters, and some of the ranch hands.

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A Picture Report by McMinn White, 1964.08_05, ark:/67531/metapth87654

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  • May 10, 2010, 2:51 p.m.

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  • Sept. 9, 2015, 4:25 p.m.

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Brite Ranch Alfalfa Field, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87341/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.