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 Resource Type: Postcard
 County: Galveston County, TX
 Collection: Texas History Collection
[City-Wide Halloween Prank]

[City-Wide Halloween Prank]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard photograph of five children in front of a building with multiple signs on Main Street (now Second Street) in League City. A note on the back of the postcard states that they are looking west toward the railroad station and that this is a Halloween prank.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
[League City School]

[League City School]

Date: 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard photograph of the front entrance of League City School, nicknamed "The Big School," located on South Kansas Street. A note on the back of the postcard states that the building was built in 1912 or 1915 and housed third grade to high school classes.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
[League City School]

[League City School]

Date: 1912
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard photograph of the League City School, nicknamed "The Big School." South Kansas Street is on the right side of the image, and power lines are in the foreground. A note on the back of the postcard states that the building was built in 1912 or 1915.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
[Postcard of a Boat on Clear Creek]

[Postcard of a Boat on Clear Creek]

Date: 1911
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard featuring a photograph on the front of a boat party on Clear Creek. The boat belonged to Luke Johnson and was a new acquisition at the time the photograph was taken. Johnson's party are dressed in festive attire.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
[Postcard of Flagstaff Hotel at Galveston Island]

[Postcard of Flagstaff Hotel at Galveston Island]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the Gulf of Mexico with a pier upon which a parking lot, hotel, and swimming pool are built. The back of the postcard adds, "Flagship Hotel over Gulf of Mexico Galveston Island, Texas Every room overlooks surf. Private balconies, entertainment nightly, complimentary cocktail hour, mourning newspaper, night time snack. International buffet breakfast. Outstanding steak, seafood cuisine. One of the Southwest's outstanding resort hotels. 25th Beach, Galveston. (713) 762-8691 Houston (713) 488-2555."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Galveston Seawall]

[Postcard of Galveston Seawall]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the elevated wall upon which the city of Galveston is built, with ships sailing in the distance. The edge of the postcard reads, "Seawall, Galveston, Texas." The back of the postcard adds, "Galveston Seawall, Galveston, Texas The Seawall is a massive structure of concrete and stone, rising 17 feet above sea level. The entire city has been filled in to the level of the top of the wall. Extending 5 miles along the edge of the Gulf of Mexico the top of the seawall forms a beautiful promenade boulevard that attracts visitors from all parts of the world."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Hotel Galvez]

[Postcard of Hotel Galvez]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a six story building with orange roofing and short palm trees on the courtyard. The edge of the postcard reads, "Overlooking the great Galveston Seawall and Gulf of Mexico Hotel Galvez, $1,000,000 Beach Hotel, one of the many prominent features for which Galveston is noted."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Hotel Galvez 2]

[Postcard of Hotel Galvez 2]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a six story building with orange roofing and short palm trees on the courtyard. The edge of the postcard reads, "Overlooking the great Galveston Seawall and Gulf of Mexico Hotel Galvez, $1,000,000 Beach Hotel, one of the many prominent features for which Galveston is noted."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Hotel Galvez Seaside Resort]

[Postcard of Hotel Galvez Seaside Resort]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a red six story building with red roofing at the edge of the coast, where many people play in the surf at the beach. The back of the postcard adds, "Hotel Galvez Galveston, Texas "Texas' Finest Seaside Resort Hotel" "An Affiliated National Hotel" A dignified resort overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Near amusement center, yet quiet and restful. Fronting safe, clean beach. Large, spacious lobby and sun rooms. Coffee Shop and open air dining terrace. Excellent food."
Contributing Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum
[Postcard of Main Street in League City]

[Postcard of Main Street in League City]

Date: 1901
Creator: Schlueter, F. J.
Description: Postcard photograph of League City's Main Street (now Second Street) looking west toward the railroad station. The O. V. King house is third on the left. The postcard includes a short letter on the back and a Benjamin Franklin one cent stamp.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
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