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Life in Presidio County Tx 1920 to 1939

 

Presidio County, Texas 1920 to 1939 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers from Marfa, Presidio, Redford, Candelaria, Chinati, Plata, Ruidosa and Shafter Texas.

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Chuck and bedroll wagon on highway near Marfa Tx 1939

Cowboy eating dinner after roundup 1939

Chuck Wagon Passing Cars in Marfa 1938

Cowboy sharpening knife near Marfa Tx 1939

Presidio County cowboy tying up bedroll 1939

Cowboys sitting on fence Marfa Tx 1939

Fighting the fire at Busy Bee Store Marfa Tx 1920

Hotel Paisano Marfa Tx 1937

Ranch Wagon Near Marfa Tx 1939

Tank wagon near Marfa 1939

Scenic View Presidio County Tx 1915

Wagon with tank equipment Presidio County Tx 1939

Owner of the Walking X Ranch. Marfa, Tx 1939

Walking X Ranch Headquarters 1939

Mexican cowboy on ranch near Marfa, Tx 1939

Original FSA photos and negatives are archived in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.

Resources:

US Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

Postcards from the Panhandle (Facebook)

Panhandle Tidbits (Facebook)

Vintage Texas Photos

 
 

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