[For the Sake of Old Glory]

One of 4 postcards in the series: Box 1: 1917-1919 : Folder 24: Post Cards - V.E. Lauderdale to Family, 1918-09-22 available on this site.

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Postcard addressed to Mr. Edward Lauderdale of the 359th Infantry Co. San Antonio, Texas, Camp Travis. There is a black-and-white photograph of a flag ship with personnel on board on the front, with color illusrations of the U.S. flag on either side of the image. The handwriting on the back of the postcard reads, "Suppose you will be surprised to get a card from me. Saw a picture of you at Kirk, Sun. so thought I'd write in hopes that you might favor me with one. Send me one any way before you leave for France. Sincerely Lydia Biel."

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1 postcard : some col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Biel, Lydia [1917..1919].

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Victor Lauderdale Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 166 times, with 63 in the last month. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Postcard addressed to Mr. Edward Lauderdale of the 359th Infantry Co. San Antonio, Texas, Camp Travis. There is a black-and-white photograph of a flag ship with personnel on board on the front, with color illusrations of the U.S. flag on either side of the image. The handwriting on the back of the postcard reads, "Suppose you will be surprised to get a card from me. Saw a picture of you at Kirk, Sun. so thought I'd write in hopes that you might favor me with one. Send me one any way before you leave for France. Sincerely Lydia Biel."

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1 postcard : some col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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  • Preferred Citation: Victor Lauderdale Collection (AR0229), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Victor Lauderdale Collection

Early 20th century postcards and memorabilia collected by Victor Edward Lauderdale, who served as a corporal in World War I.

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  • [1917..1919]

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  • Feb. 25, 2020, 9:21 p.m.

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  • Feb. 28, 2020, 9:41 p.m.

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Biel, Lydia. [For the Sake of Old Glory], postcard, [1917..1919]; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1614432/: accessed May 16, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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