St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas

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Research paper by Helen Robinson Mitchell about the history of the Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas. It tells of the first priests, the beginning of St. Mary's Church and school, the merger of St. Mary's and Sacred heart Church. It describes the building's history, its architectural details and its expansion.

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2 p. ; 28 cm.

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Research paper by Helen Robinson Mitchell about the history of the Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas. It tells of the first priests, the beginning of St. Mary's Church and school, the merger of St. Mary's and Sacred heart Church. It describes the building's history, its architectural details and its expansion.

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2 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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St. Mary's Catholic Church in Marfa, Texas, text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87882/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.