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 County: Bexar County, TX
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2011
[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
Dollhouse Set

Dollhouse Set

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a village of dollhouses in the backyard of a home. The toy set features a circus tent and three houses of various sizes.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Letter to Mother]

[Letter to Mother]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard photograph of Sanderson, Texas. On the back of the postcard, a letter is written in both English and Spanish from Joe Abreu to his mother.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003

Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003

Date: September 20, 2003
Creator: Cox, William G. & Hill, David Lee
Description: Interview with David Lee "Tex" Hill of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of pre-war flight training in Florida, the Flying Tigers, and the Salween River Gorge attack. There is a photograph and a short biography of Hill after the interview transcription.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Oral History Interview with James Macia, July 21, 2000

Oral History Interview with James Macia, July 21, 2000

Date: July 21, 2000
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Macia, James
Description: Interview with James "Herb" Macia of San Antonio, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War Two. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories about growing up as well as his days as a mining engineer, the Doolittle Raid, North Africa, Normandy, and D-Day.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
[Palm Spring's Desert Lilly]

[Palm Spring's Desert Lilly]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the desert lily from Palm Springs, California. A letter written in Spanish from Victoria to Federica Abreu is written on the opposite side.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Panorama Point - San Bernardino Mountains

Panorama Point - San Bernardino Mountains

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of San Bernardino Mountains featuring several roads roping through the valley. Small houses spot the mountain side along with dense foliage and pine trees. A letter to Victoria Abreu from Nina and Charlie is inscribed in Spanish on the back, dated August 15, 1939.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
[Photograph of Cerra de Guadalupe]

[Photograph of Cerra de Guadalupe]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the landscape of Cerro de Guadalupe. The postcard depicts two houses in front of a small hillside. The houses are small, one-story made of wooden slats. The closest house features a front porch and fence. A road runs to the right of both houses and toward the base of the hill. Several people are standing outside of the second house. A hand-written inscription reads "Cerro de Guadalupe H. Zuacuaro Mich. No 2." On the back, a letter is inscribed from Federica Abreu to Victoria, dated February 12.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Portrait of A Toddler

Portrait of A Toddler

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a toddler standing next to an urn. The young boy is wearing a one-piece short sleeved suit with a belt around his waist. His left hand holds his balance on the urn. A stamp on the opposite side reads "M.H. Gonzalez Studio 913 SO Laredo St. June 15 1949 San Antonio, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
Portrait of Baby Alfredito

Portrait of Baby Alfredito

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of baby Alfredito, dressed in a white gown and socks and laying on a white blanket on top of a floral cushion. A hand-written inscription in Spanish on the back of the photograph says the baby is two and a half months old.
Contributing Partner: Witte Museum
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