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 Resource Type: Postcard
 Collection: Texas History Collection
[Aerial View of the JFK Memorial]

[Aerial View of the JFK Memorial]

Date: 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the John F. Kennedy Memorial and surrounding roads and buildings in Dallas, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Heritage Village
[Cabaña Motor Hotel]

[Cabaña Motor Hotel]

Date: 1967
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the Cabaña Motor Hotel on Stemmons Freeway in Dallas, Texas. Cars are parked in the lot to the right. The typed text on the back reads: "Remember * * * * * * * * * * Phi Delta Theta Annual Alumni Chili Dinner and Stag - This Thursday, October 12, 1967. Dinner: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Games & Entertainment: 7:30 - 12:30. Tariff: Only $4.50 for 67 dues payers and slightly higher for those who didn't come across. Don't miss this memorable occasion! (The biggest and best stag ever)".
Contributing Partner: Dallas Heritage Village
['Howdy from Big D' Postcard]

['Howdy from Big D' Postcard]

Date: 1965
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the statue of Big Tex at the 1965 Texas State Fair in Dallas, Texas. People are visible in foreground, and the text at the top reads: "Howdy from Big D".
Contributing Partner: Dallas Heritage Village
[Cars on the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike]

[Cars on the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike]

Date: 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of cars on the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike entering downtown Dallas, Texas. The city is visible in the background to the left.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Heritage Village
[Lamar State College of Technology]

[Lamar State College of Technology]

Date: [1951..1971]
Creator: Edwards News Agency
Description: Postcard of an administration building at Lamar State College of Technology in Beaumont. On top of the building is a sign for "Administration." A man can be seen in front of a door to the building and automobiles can be seen in the background right and left. Lamar has been through a number of name changes including South Park Junior College, Lamar College, Lamar Junior College, Lamar State College of Technology, and Lamar University. Printed on the back of the postcard is "Administration Building, Lamar State College of Technology, Beaumont, Texas." Also printed on the back is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Published by Edwards News Agency, 1101 Franklin--Beaumont, Texas" "C15254" "Natural Color by Mike Roberts, Berkely Calif." and "Color Photo by Bill Kobert."
Contributing Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library
[Postcard of the US Seen Through the Eyes of Texas]

[Postcard of the US Seen Through the Eyes of Texas]

Date: 1948
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the United States as seen through the eyes of Texas. The state of Texas takes up the entire middle portion of the map, and a large red heart in the middle reads "Biggest and Best Greetings From".
Contributing Partner: Dallas Heritage Village
[Hotel Beaumont]

[Hotel Beaumont]

Date: February 11, 1941
Creator: Curteich & Co
Description: Postcard of the exterior and interior of Hotel Beaumont on the corner of Orleans Street and Fannin Street. On the left side is a picture of the exterior of the hotel with signs that say "Hotel Beaumont" and four automobiles on the street. On the right side of the postcard is the interior of the hotel with furniture. The Hotel Beaumont was opened to the public on Tuesday, August 8, 1922. It was 11 stories tall with 250 rooms and built in the Mediterranean Revival architectural style. Printed on the front of the postcard is "Hotel Beaumont, Beaumont, Texas" and "6A-H1654." On the back of the postcard is printed "Hotel Beaumont, 'A Hotel of Distinction,' In the Center of EVERYTHING, Completely Air Conditioned." Also printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Genuine Curteich-Chicago 'C.T. Photo-Colorit' Post Card (Reg. U.S. Pat.Off.)." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Dear John I hope you are well and plenty of work showing up there. I am in Texas looking for work. Regards Dan Fershetti" The card is addressed to Mr. John Lehmone Plums bus Local #1 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn New York.
Contributing Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library
[Downtown and Port of Beaumont]

[Downtown and Port of Beaumont]

Date: [1940..1969]
Creator: The Edwards News Co.
Description: Postcard of the Port of Beaumont on the Neches River with downtown Beaumont in the background. In the foreground, written in the grass, is "Port of Beaumont." At least five ships and a tugboat are visible at the port. The Kansas City Southern Lift Bridge is visible on the right side of the photograph and in the background downtown Beaumont buildings can be seen including the Jefferson County Courthouse. On the back of the postcard is printed the following: "The City of Beaumont is one of the Nation's most fascinating. It offers a wonderful climate and the warmest of Texas hospitality, blended with the salt tang of a major sea port and the brisk air of a mushrooming metropolis." The following companies are credited on the back of the postcard: "Color by Business Men's Studio" "The Edwards News Co., Beaumont, Texas" and "Plastichrome by Colourplate, Boston, Mass."
Contributing Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library
[Antlers Hotel in Diboll, Texas]

[Antlers Hotel in Diboll, Texas]

Date: [1939..1954]
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of Antlers Hotel in Diboll, Texas. Looking through gates with "Antlers" on them, of the interior of the The Antlers' Coffee Shop at the The Antlers Hotel in Diboll, Texas. A fireplace can be seen in the center of the postcard. The hotel was open from 1939 until 1954 and owned by Southern Pine Lumber Company. It was designed by John Poindexter Cammack. At one time it was also known as "The Inn." On the front of the postcard is printed the following: "The Antlers--Largest Log Hotel in the South-Diboll, Texas" and "The Antlers Coffee Shop and Its Huge, Friendly Fireplace." On the back of the postcard is printed a road map from Texas towns and cities to Diboll and the following: "The Antlers--Largest Log Hotel in the South, 'Old as Yesterday--Modern as Today', Coffee Shop in Connection, Guest Rooms Strictly Modern." Please see The History Center in Diboll, Texas, for more information on the Antlers Hotel.
Contributing Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library
[Rice threshing near Beaumont, Texas]

[Rice threshing near Beaumont, Texas]

Date: 1926
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Description: Postcard of rice threshing near Beaumont, Texas with at least seven African American men, a mule-drawn carriage, bags, rice, and machinery. On the right side of the postcard can be seen the threshing machine separating the grain from the stalks. Men are standing near the thresher as well as on and near a mule drawn cart between a pile of grain and bags. Another cart can be seen on the right side of the postcard. On the top right of the postcard is printed "Rice Threshing near Beaumont, Texas." Rice production is a key agricultural commodity for the area situated around Beaumont, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library
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