[Automobiles in Circle]

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Photograph of dozens of automobiles arranged in a circle in a field during a rodeo in Alpine, Texas. In the circle are two men on horseback and one man on foot. The Sul Ross College building is visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Rodeo Scene Alpine, Oct 1924."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 28 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. October 1924.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert and was provided by Marfa Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 73 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Marfa Public Library

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Photograph of dozens of automobiles arranged in a circle in a field during a rodeo in Alpine, Texas. In the circle are two men on horseback and one man on foot. The Sul Ross College building is visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Rodeo Scene Alpine, Oct 1924."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 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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  • October 1924

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  • May 10, 2010, 5:02 p.m.

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[Automobiles in Circle], photograph, October 1924; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88022/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.