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  Partner: Laredo Public Library
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2006
[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
[Water Vendors]

[Water Vendors]

Date: February 13, 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Three water vendor carts in front of what appears to be a water tank. Water vendors were called barrileros or aguadores. Correspondence reads, "At Laredo, Going over into Mexico this afternoon, so if I fail to send you a card, the Insurrectos have got me." This card was written and mailed to Miss Mollie Chaney in Longview, Texas on February 13, 1913 in Laredo, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Laredo 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
[Street car, Matamoros, Mexico]

[Street car, Matamoros, Mexico]

Date: August 14, 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a streetcar drawn by a mule or donkey. The streetcar is being pulled along a track in the center of a street that is bordered by buildings. The picture shows Matamoros, Mexico across the border from Brownsville, Texas. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to "Miss Maria Sanchy" from "E. M." that reads, "Ni la ausencia y la distancia, ni el tiempo de no [v]erte; por ningunas sircustancias he de dejar de quererte, yours for ever." (Loosely: "Neither the absence and the distance, nor the time since I have seen you; under no circumstances have I stopped loving you.")
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas]

[Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas]

Date: June 28, 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard with a postmark from June 28, 1911 in Kansas City. The photograph on the front shows the Hamilton Hotel in Laredo, Texas before 1906. There is a letter written on the back of the postcard in pencil.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[City Drug Company building]

[City Drug Company building]

Date: 1911~
Creator: unknown
Description: Built in 1896 at the corner of Flores and Hidalgo Street in Laredo, Texas, site of the first City Drug Company. Event is the Washington's Birthday Celebration around 1911.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[San Antonio Female Academy]

[San Antonio Female Academy]

Date: October 18, 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the San Antonio Female Academy in San Antonio, Texas; according to information on the back, it was a boarding school in Westend (a San Antonio suburb). There are people on the sidewalks and lawn in front of the building. A letter on the back of the postcard is addressed to Master Henry Kahn from Mary.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas]

[Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas]

Date: January 23, 1910
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of Hamilton Hotel in before the top floors were added and before the cyclone of 1906 that destroyed the balconies. On the back of the postcard there is a letter addressed to Mrs. J. J. Duffy (Aunt Katie) from Alex discussing current news and relatives.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Army tents and mules at Fort McIntosh, Laredo, Texas]

[Army tents and mules at Fort McIntosh, Laredo, Texas]

Date: 1910~
Creator: unknown
Description: Army tents of the cavalry stationed at Fort McIntosh, Laredo, Texas
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Court House and Jail, Laredo, Texas]

[Court House and Jail, Laredo, Texas]

Date: 1910~
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard dated April 4, 1912 that has a picture of the Web County jail and Courthouse.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library