The Marfa Library

Founded in 1883, its present collection of 25557 volumes at 115 East Oak Street, the library circulates 34993 items per year and serves a population of 2105 residents ...

Reprints of the photos in the collection are avaiable for sale. Original images are 8 inches in height, while the width varies. All prices include USPS shipping ...

Frank Duncan considered himself a prospector with photographic skills. Born in Missouri in 1878, he also lived in California, Texas and Canada for a time ...

 

Purchase historic Marfa area panoramic photographs by Frank Duncan

Frank Duncan moved in 1916 to Marfa Tx where he took many photographs of the surrounding area, ranchers' families and their landscape.
Here you can find a Street Scene in Marfa from 1921 with a view of Casner Motor Co., Overland Marfa Co., Marfa Saddlery Co., E. Williams Service Station, The New Era Printing, Full Line Military Goods, Anderson's Gift Store, Candy Shop.
Also avaiable: Scene in Big Bend District, Near Redford, Texas. Shows the United States, the Rio Grande River, and Mexico.
Another picture is of Troop B 7th Cavalry, Camp Marfa, Texas. May 24, 1922

Please take a look at the photo collection, read about the Photographer and come and visit our Public Library.

 

 
 
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