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 Resource Type: Postcard
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2011
[Aboard the Louoma]

[Aboard the Louoma]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard photograph of a man and woman standing on the deck of a ship. The woman stands in front of the man, holding onto the guard rail with her left arm. She wears a long dress with a large white collar and a tasseled belt. The man leans the guard rail, wearing a suit with a bow tie and hat. A large body of water is visible behind the couple. "Abordo del Louoma" is hand-written on the image. A letter addressed to J. B. Aguilera is written in Spanish on the back.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Abreu Troupe in Costume]

[Abreu Troupe in Costume]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe in full costume. The troupe consists of three men, a young boy, and a woman, facing left and turning their heads toward the camera. The males in the group are all wearing the same costume consisting of a Spanish-style bolero jacket and pants decorated with light-colored trim and embroidery. Underneath the jacket each man wears a white collared shirt with a tie, sombrero, and black shoes. The woman wears a white blouse with a heavily-embroidered dark skirt. She wears her hair in two braided down her shoulders, tied with large ribbons, and large heavy necklaces around her neck.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Abreu Troupe Performing a Stunt]

[Abreu Troupe Performing a Stunt]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe performing a stunt in front of a wooden structure. To the left of the photograph, a woman balances on the shoulders of a man. On the right of the photograph, two men stand several feet away from the couple with their arms outstretched. A boy is in midair between the two groups, appearing to have jumped from the woman's shoulders and preparing to land in the men's arms.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe performing a basket toss. Two men join arms to throw a third man into the air. The third man is performing a somersault in mid-air, while two other men reach out to catch him. The troupe is practicing in front of a wooden structure.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the Abreu Troupe practicing a stunt for their circus act. A man and woman on the left side of the postcard extend their arms as they throw a third man into the arms of another performer. The man being thrown is in mid-air between the couple and the performer to the right, prepared to catch him.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Aerial view of Wellington State Bank and Wellington Hotel]

[Aerial view of Wellington State Bank and Wellington Hotel]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the Northeast corner of the square in Wellington. The visible buildings include the East side of the courthouse, the Wellington State Bank, and the Wellington Hotel. There is a horse-drawn wagon in front of the Bailey Grocery Co. building, and a group of people standing at the door of the Wellington Hotel. Other people can be seen walking across the street. There are houses and fields in the background.
Contributing Partner: Collingsworth County Museum
[Atardecer Lake]

[Atardecer Lake]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard photograph of Patzcuaro Lake, also known as Atardecer Lake in Guadalajara, Mexico. The photograph is cast in relief from the setting sun disappearing behind a line of mountains that stretch across the photograph. Several clouds filter sunlight onto to the lake in an irregular pattern. A dock is just visible to the right of the photograph, slightly below where the mountain line meets the lake waters. A hand-written inscription on the front of the postcard reads "Atardecer Lago de Patzcuaro No. 19. A letter to Federica Abreu is addressed on the back.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Baptist Hospital]

[Baptist Hospital]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a Baptist Hospital building in Wellington, Texas. It is a small two-story building, and there are houses in the background. Handwriting on the back of the postcard states that Dr. E. W. Jones was a doctor there.
Contributing Partner: Collingsworth County Museum
Barnum and Bailey French Postcard

Barnum and Bailey French Postcard

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard containing one large photograph of the Barnum and Bailey circus tents and five small photographs underneath it. Several captions are written in French on the front of the postcard. The postcard is addressed to Alfredo Gomez in Monterrey, Mexico.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Basilica Maya

Basilica Maya

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard depicting Basilica Maya, a church in Peru. The church is large and many storied, featuring classic Castillon architecture. Many buildings surround the church, featuring similar architecture. On the back of the postcard, a letter is written to Federica Abreu from Anita and Lalo.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
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