Hans Briam

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Research paper written by Martha Dempsey for a class at Marfa High School in 1972. The paper is about the ancestors and life of Hans Briam. He was a merchant in San Antonio and Marfa, Texas in the early twentieth century. His slogan was, "I never sleep".

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18 p. ; 28 cm.

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Dempsey, Martha 1972.

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Research paper written by Martha Dempsey for a class at Marfa High School in 1972. The paper is about the ancestors and life of Hans Briam. He was a merchant in San Antonio and Marfa, Texas in the early twentieth century. His slogan was, "I never sleep".

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18 p. ; 28 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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  • 1972

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  • 1830 - 1946

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  • May 31, 2010, 1:01 p.m.

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Dempsey, Martha. Hans Briam, text, 1972; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87687/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.