[Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 9, 1911]

Description:

Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout discussing Lillian's recent trip home. She apologizes for not being able to see them while she was there, but her mother was sick. There is a picture of the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas on the front, and the description printed on the back says "This is the original Parish Church and the oldest of all these Spanish Mission churches which was erected by public subscription in 1732, and it was on the roof of this building that Santa Anna mounted his cannon in besieging the Alamo in 1836. The postcard is addressed to Misses Ora and Junia Osterhout in Belton, Texas, and it is postmarked San Antonio, January 9, 1911.

Creator(s): Graves, Lillian
Location(s):
Creation Date: January 9, 1911
Partner(s):
Rice University Woodson Research Center
Collection(s):
Osterhout Papers
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Date(s):
  • Creation: January 9, 1911
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bell County - Belton
Place
United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
January 1911
Description:

Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout discussing Lillian's recent trip home. She apologizes for not being able to see them while she was there, but her mother was sick. There is a picture of the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas on the front, and the description printed on the back says "This is the original Parish Church and the oldest of all these Spanish Mission churches which was erected by public subscription in 1732, and it was on the roof of this building that Santa Anna mounted his cannon in besieging the Alamo in 1836. The postcard is addressed to Misses Ora and Junia Osterhout in Belton, Texas, and it is postmarked San Antonio, January 9, 1911.

Physical Description:

1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): letters | illnesses | San Fernando Cathedral
Partner:
Rice University Woodson Research Center
Collection:
Osterhout Papers
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: RICE_wrc01901
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth244082
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image