[One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words]

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This is a research paper written by Jaime Javier Vasquez for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1978. It is about the early photographers in Marfa and the West Texas area. These men and women documented the landscape, the people and events of the early 20th century in that area. The author found little information about these photographers personally but included what he did uncover.

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[53] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Vasquez, Jaime Javier 1978.

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This is a research paper written by Jaime Javier Vasquez for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1978. It is about the early photographers in Marfa and the West Texas area. These men and women documented the landscape, the people and events of the early 20th century in that area. The author found little information about these photographers personally but included what he did uncover.

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[53] p. : ill. ; 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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Vasquez, Jaime Javier. [One Picture is Worth a Thousand Words], paper, 1978; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87703/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.