Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch

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Photograph of an adobe house in 1910 surrounded by a wooden fence on the El Boracho Ranch. A ladder leans against the structure. The owner of the ranch was Lino Baeza. He raised goats and cows and horses. His fields were watered by the nearby creek. He grew corn, wheat, beans, peas, watermelons, sweet potatoes, peanuts, sugar cane, and pumpkins which were all watered by the creek.

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1 photograph: b&w; 3 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.

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Creator: Unknown. 1910.

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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 163 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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Photograph of an adobe house in 1910 surrounded by a wooden fence on the El Boracho Ranch. A ladder leans against the structure. The owner of the ranch was Lino Baeza. He raised goats and cows and horses. His fields were watered by the nearby creek. He grew corn, wheat, beans, peas, watermelons, sweet potatoes, peanuts, sugar cane, and pumpkins which were all watered by the creek.

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1 photograph: b&w; 3 1/4 x 5 1/4 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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  • 1910

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  • May 10, 2010, 2:51 p.m.

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  • May 31, 2010, 12:38 p.m.

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Adobe House at El Boracho Ranch, photograph, 1910; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87531/: accessed December 8, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.