The Gulf Coast of Texas, The Winter Vegetable Garden of America

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"The Gulf Coast of Texas" is a booklet published by the Passenger Traffic Department of the Rock Island-Frisco Lines. Chapters include: As to Texas,South Texas in General,What the Land is Like, Crops and Their Returns, Is South Texas a Citrus Region?, The Important Question of Markets, Some Specific Performances, The Question of Cost, The Question of Labor, As to Health and Comfort, Towns of the South Texas Coast, North of the Nueces and The Way to Southern Texas. Included ate two maps, one of the Texas coast and one of the Rock Island-Frisco Railroad Lines.

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74 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Sebastian, John 1906.

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"The Gulf Coast of Texas" is a booklet published by the Passenger Traffic Department of the Rock Island-Frisco Lines. Chapters include: As to Texas,South Texas in General,What the Land is Like, Crops and Their Returns, Is South Texas a Citrus Region?, The Important Question of Markets, Some Specific Performances, The Question of Cost, The Question of Labor, As to Health and Comfort, Towns of the South Texas Coast, North of the Nueces and The Way to Southern Texas. Included ate two maps, one of the Texas coast and one of the Rock Island-Frisco Railroad Lines.

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74 p. : ill. ; 24 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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Sebastian, John. The Gulf Coast of Texas, The Winter Vegetable Garden of America, text, 1906; Chicago-St. Louis. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88194/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.