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 Resource Type: Postcard
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2006
[International Bridge over the Rio Grande]

[International Bridge over the Rio Grande]

Date: unknown
Creator: Ernst, C. J.
Description: Postcard with a southwest view of the International Bridge over the Rio Grande, from Laredo, Texas. There is a short letter on the back of the postcard mentioning a "new baby boy." Notes were added later regarding the identities of the parents, the baby, and the addressee who was a cousin of the writer.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[International bridge, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]

[International bridge, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]

Date: July 11, 1913
Creator: Kneip, Eugene
Description: Scene of the International Bridge from the Nuevo Laredo side of the Rio Grande river. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Josie from Eugene Kneip discussing his plans.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Flores Street near City Hall]

[Flores Street near City Hall]

Date: July 1918
Creator: Lane, Annie
Description: Postcard of streetcars and cars on Flores Street in front of City Hall. The Strand Theater building is on the leftmost side. On the back of the postcard, there is a letter addressed to Mrs. F. MacArthur (Blanche) from Annie Lane asking her to send a photograph of the two of them together.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[A portrait of Willie Wedell & John Anizan]

[A portrait of Willie Wedell & John Anizan]

Date: May 28, 1913
Creator: Savannah Photo Co.
Description: A formal portrait of two men. The man on the left, identified on the back as Willie Wedell, is sitting on a stool. The man on the right, identified as John Anizan, is standing with his right hand resting on the other man's left shoulder. Both men are dressed in two-piece dark suits with white dress shirts and bowties. Their jackets are open. John Anizan wears a pocket watch clipped to his jacket lapel and a pen or pencil in his jacket pocket. On the back of the postcard is written: "Dear Sister This Picture was taken when I come from worke Dont I look bored I got fired last night and put Back to work again Wel BYBY Wm. J. Wedell." The postcard is stamped "Savannah Photo Co. 24 E. Broughton Savannah Ga." It is addressed to Mrs. A. Pike Texas City Texas. The card is postmark stamped: "May 28 1913 5 - PM Savannah Ga." Written in ink over the back of the postcard are " X John Anizan brother of Tony" and "X Willie Wedell."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
[Rio Grande Flood of 1954, Laredo, Texas]

[Rio Grande Flood of 1954, Laredo, Texas]

Date: July 1954
Creator: Yates, Frank
Description: Postcard of flood water completely covering the International Bridge between Nuevo Laredo, Mexico and Laredo, Texas. At the skyline is the Mexican Customs and Immigration building. The explanation on the back of the postcard states: "A new four-lane bride is replacing the completely inundated and partially destroyed bridge at Laredo, Texas, by the Rio Grande Flood of 1954. The Mexican Immigration and Customs building is shown in the background."
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Custom House building, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]

[Custom House building, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]

Date: 1935-07-28?
Creator: de la Peña, L. R.
Description: Postcard of the Custom House building in Nuevo Laredo. The back of the postcard includes a thank you note addressed to Capt. Elmer C. Croom from L. R. de la Peña.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[The American Church in Paris]

[The American Church in Paris]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The American Church in Paris, 65 Quai D'Orsay - This is a postcard that was mailed to Mrs. Jayne May Brooks - 9 rue Falquierre, Paris, France. she was the sister of Mrs MacPherson. Postcard is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Baptist Church Building]

[Baptist Church Building]

Date: 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard dated December 10, 1912 of a Baptist church on a corner in Laredo, Texas. There are several people outside of the church, standing and sitting on the steps, as well as carriages visible on the streets.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Bender Hotel]

[Bender Hotel]

Date: 1925 - 1926
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard postmarked January 6, 1926 of the Bender Hotel in Laredo, Texas. Several people are standing outside and there are automobiles parked on the street and on the hotel sidewalk.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Berncastel a.d. Mosel]

[Berncastel a.d. Mosel]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo Postcard of Berncastel a.d. Mosel - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
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