Barb Wire

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Research paper written by Robert White about the history of barbed wire. The paper mentions several individuals who obtained patents for differing types of barbed wire. This paper was written in 1966 for an American History class at Marfa High School.

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5 p., 28 cm.

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White, Robert November 21, 1966.

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Research paper written by Robert White about the history of barbed wire. The paper mentions several individuals who obtained patents for differing types of barbed wire. This paper was written in 1966 for an American History class at Marfa High School.

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5 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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  • November 21, 1966

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  • 1867 - 1873

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  • May 10, 2010, 5:02 p.m.

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White, Robert. Barb Wire, text, November 21, 1966; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87902/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.