[Triesitas and School Picture]

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Report describing two photographs, written for an American history class at Marfa High School around 1967. Part one describes a photo of "Triestas" take in 1929. Triestas were young girls who prayed to the Virgin Mary de Gualdalupe. The second part in this report describes a photo of school children from 1905.

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3 p. ; 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1967~.

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Report describing two photographs, written for an American history class at Marfa High School around 1967. Part one describes a photo of "Triestas" take in 1929. Triestas were young girls who prayed to the Virgin Mary de Gualdalupe. The second part in this report describes a photo of school children from 1905.

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3 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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  • 1967~

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  • 1905 - 1929

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[Triesitas and School Picture], text, 1967~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87878/: accessed February 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.