U.S. Border Patrolmen in Marfa, Texas in 1930

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Photograph of U.S. Border Patrolmen.Top Row: Peterson, Hunter, Dill, Jack Prather, Kyle, Pierson, and Daniel. Second Row: Ogden, Jesse Hill, Earl Fallis, Jack Starkey, unknown, Baird, Brooks, Dorn, and Jackson. Bottom Row: Jack DeVolin, James Metcalf, Joe Dill, C.C. Courtney (Chief), Shelly Barnes (Assistant Chief), Ware Hord, and George Dennis.

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

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Creator: Unknown. January 1928.

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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 161 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

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Photograph of U.S. Border Patrolmen.Top Row: Peterson, Hunter, Dill, Jack Prather, Kyle, Pierson, and Daniel. Second Row: Ogden, Jesse Hill, Earl Fallis, Jack Starkey, unknown, Baird, Brooks, Dorn, and Jackson. Bottom Row: Jack DeVolin, James Metcalf, Joe Dill, C.C. Courtney (Chief), Shelly Barnes (Assistant Chief), Ware Hord, and George Dennis.

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

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

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  • January 1928

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  • May 10, 2010, 2:51 p.m.

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U.S. Border Patrolmen in Marfa, Texas in 1930, photograph, January 1928; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87546/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.