Ethel Christian and Bernice Barfiels

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Photograph of Ethel Christian and Bernice Barfield dressed up to go to Shreveport. They are wearing white dresses and hats. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.

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1 photographic print: b&w; 3 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This artwork 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 23 times . More information about this work 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

Photograph of Ethel Christian and Bernice Barfield dressed up to go to Shreveport. They are wearing white dresses and hats. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.

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1 photographic print: b&w; 3 1/2 x 3 1/4 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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  • May 10, 2010, 2:51 p.m.

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  • May 31, 2010, 12:53 p.m.

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Ethel Christian and Bernice Barfiels, artwork, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87425/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.