[Texas City Post Office in 1908]

[Texas City Post Office in 1908]

Date: 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: A photographic print of the Texas City Post Office in 1908. The second building from the left along a dirt road, the post office is a two story wooden building with a flat roof and a porch. To the left of the post office is a large two story house with a fenced hard. To the right of the post office, down the road from the post office are several two story buildings. On the photograph, in front of the building with the flat roof, is written :"P. O."
Contributing Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library
Post Office at Corner of McKinney and North Locust

Post Office at Corner of McKinney and North Locust

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Red brick post office building at corner of McKinney and North Locust.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library
Beeville Post Office

Beeville Post Office

Date: 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: In 1857, Michael Seeligson was the first postmaster at Beeville-on the Medio (originally Medio Hill in Goliad County), five miles northeast of the present town of Beeville. In the new county seat after 1889, the Beeville Post Office was moved several times. Opened on June 5, 1918, the present neoclassical building was built under Secretary of the Treasury William G. McAdoo, with Supervising Architect James A. Wetmore. During construction, on May 7, 1917, contractor Robert B. Brown shot and killed Drayman J.P. Hermes. Found guilty of homicide in federal court, Brown appealed. In 1921, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Homes ruled that Brown acted in self defense, thus establishing the right to stand one’s ground in federal law. With the WWII boom and Chase Naval Air Field, the Beeville Post Office was upgraded to a first-class post office in 1944. Other changes followed, such as the end of mail contracts for the railroads in December of 1952. In 1961, the size of the building was doubled by the matched addition of the north half of the present structure. Much needed parking space was provided on the south side of the building in 1989. One block from the courthouse, this ...
Contributing Partner: Bee County Historical Commission
[Dorothy Keys Operating Tube Station in the Mail Room]

[Dorothy Keys Operating Tube Station in the Mail Room]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Image of Dorothy Keys operating tube station in the mail room.
Contributing Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth
[Dorothy Keys Operating Tube Station in the Mail Room]

[Dorothy Keys Operating Tube Station in the Mail Room]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Image of Dorothy Keys operating tube station in the mail room.
Contributing Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth
[Dorothy Keys Operating Tube Station in the Mail Room]

[Dorothy Keys Operating Tube Station in the Mail Room]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Image of Dorothy Keys operating tube station in the mail room.
Contributing Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth
[Johnson City Post Office]

[Johnson City Post Office]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of the Johnson City Post Office located in Johnson City, Texas. The close photo shows the double doors, tiled floors, and outdoor lights of the building. A plaque bearing the building's name and ZIP code is affixed to the wall on the right.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Johnson City Post Office]

[Johnson City Post Office]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of post office in Johnson City, Texas. A row of cars are parked along the right of the two story building.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Johnson City Post Office]

[Johnson City Post Office]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of the Johnson City, Texas, Post Office. On the back of photograph, the words "Fed P.O. at J.C." are written.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Johnson City Post Office]

[Johnson City Post Office]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of the United States Post Office in Johnson City, Texas. Cars can be seen parked outside of the two story brick building.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
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