[Businesses in Marfa]

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Report by Martha Sue Horn for an American History class at marfa High School in January 1974. It is about businesses in Marfa, Texas based on her interviews with business owners and employees at Eddie Pierce Motors, Inc., the Marfa Public Library, the Nu-Way Grocery Store, Colomo's Handy Store and Genevieve's Beauty Shop.

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11 p. ; 28 cm.

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Horn, Martha Sue January 10, 1974.

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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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Report by Martha Sue Horn for an American History class at marfa High School in January 1974. It is about businesses in Marfa, Texas based on her interviews with business owners and employees at Eddie Pierce Motors, Inc., the Marfa Public Library, the Nu-Way Grocery Store, Colomo's Handy Store and Genevieve's Beauty Shop.

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11 p. ; 28 cm.

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Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

These photographs document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area. They include images 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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  • January 10, 1974

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Horn, Martha Sue. [Businesses in Marfa], text, January 10, 1974; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87695/: accessed January 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.