Marfa Border Patrol

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This is a research paper written by Gilbert Gonzales for an American History Class at Marfa High School on November 21. 1966. It gives an account of the history of the Border Patrol at Marfa, Texas from its beginning in 1923. It has information about the various patrolmen. It describes the smuggling operations taking place on the Texas-Mexico border at that time.

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7 p., 28 x 21.5 cm.

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Gonzales, Gilbert November 21, 1966.

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This is a research paper written by Gilbert Gonzales for an American History Class at Marfa High School on November 21. 1966. It gives an account of the history of the Border Patrol at Marfa, Texas from its beginning in 1923. It has information about the various patrolmen. It describes the smuggling operations taking place on the Texas-Mexico border at that time.

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7 p., 28 x 21.5 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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  • November 21, 1966

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Gonzales, Gilbert. Marfa Border Patrol, text, November 21, 1966; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87670/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.