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  Partner: Laredo Public Library
 Resource Type: Postcard
 Language: English
[Railroad Bridge Destroyed by Flood]

[Railroad Bridge Destroyed by Flood]

Date: 1932
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the International Railroad Bridge destroyed by flood.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Richter Building, Laredo, Texas]

[Richter Building, Laredo, Texas]

Date: April 1914
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the Richter Building, location of City Drug Store. Postmarked April 11, 1914 at Laredo, Texas. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Miss Bertha Murphy.
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
[Ruins of First Webb County Courthouse]

[Ruins of First Webb County Courthouse]

Date: 1906
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of ruins of old Webb County Courthouse that burned down in 1906. Postcard dated October 23, 1906 and addressed to Miss Sarah Mowry.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[International and Great Northern Railway Depot]

[International and Great Northern Railway Depot]

Date: July 15, 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of people, cars, and wagons in front of a railroad depot, identified at the bottom as "I. and G. N. Ry. Depot, Laredo, Texas." Postcard is dated 7/15/1920. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to "Henry" that refers to an attack that day on Nuevo Laredo by revolutionaries.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Market House, San Antonio]

[Market House, San Antonio]

Date: October 26, 1909
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of the Market House in San Antonio, Texas showing a large building with ornate architecture and a manicured park area with a fountain. There are various people and horse-drawn wagons on the streets and buildings visible in the background. A handwritten note at the top says, "Henry do you remember this place?" A letter on the back is addressed to Henry Kahn from Mary thanking him for a letter and asking about whether or not he plans to go to the Fair.
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
[Bender Hotel]

[Bender Hotel]

Date: 1925 - 1926
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard postmarked January 6, 1926 of the Bender Hotel in Laredo, Texas. Several people are standing outside and there are automobiles parked on the street and on the hotel sidewalk.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[Thatch Roof Home]

[Thatch Roof Home]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a typical thatch-roof home, common along the border area in Webb County around 1900. In the image, there is a dog sitting outside the hut which is surrounded by a wire fence. There is a note written on the back.
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
[International Bridge over the Rio Grande]

[International Bridge over the Rio Grande]

Date: March 3, 1917
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of a bridge across a river, labeled, "International Bridge over the Rio Grande, Laredo, Texas." Several unknown buildings are visible on either end of the bridge. There is a letter on the back written 3/3/1917 that says, "Wanted to get across this bridge but on account of Typhus Epidemic on other side could not do so. Will cross at Brownsville. Wish you were along." (The epidemic mentioned was in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.)
Contributing Partner: Laredo Public Library
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