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Air View Downtown University of Texas at El Paso

Air View Downtown University of Texas at El Paso
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Stock #: 291983
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: El Paso
State: Texas (TX)
County: El Paso
Publisher: Schaaf Post Card Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Prairie Schooners were venturing across the Rocky Mountains to California and Oregon, and across the deserts to Santa FE' before Anglo-Americans began trickling toward the Mountain Pass, attracted by trade with Chihuahua and Sonora. James Wiley Magoffin, a Kentuckian, came down the Santa Fe' Trail in the early forties and built a home on the north side of the river; the settlement that sprang up around it was called Magoffinsville