[Photograph of a United States National Bank Billboard]

One of 2,926 photographs in the series: Business Papers (MS 80-0003) available on this site.

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Photograph of a United States National Bank billboard. The image faces east along Seawall boulevard in Galveston, Texas, at 39th street. The billboard advertises fast auto loans from the bank with an illustration of man sitting in a broken car next to a fire hydrant. Behind the billboard is a seafood restaurant call Gaidos, the boulevard with cars parked and driving by in front of the restaurant, and the Gulf of Mexico can be seen on the very right of the frame.

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1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 13 cm.

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Jules Lauve, Jr., Incorporated June 1, 1965.

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The Center collects, preserves and organizes archival materials that document the history of Galveston and Texas. It contributes manuscripts, photos, maps, architectural drawings, genealogical materials, and reference books and city directories.

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Photograph of a United States National Bank billboard. The image faces east along Seawall boulevard in Galveston, Texas, at 39th street. The billboard advertises fast auto loans from the bank with an illustration of man sitting in a broken car next to a fire hydrant. Behind the billboard is a seafood restaurant call Gaidos, the boulevard with cars parked and driving by in front of the restaurant, and the Gulf of Mexico can be seen on the very right of the frame.

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1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 13 cm.

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Harris and Eliza Kempner

One of Galveston’s most iconic families, the Kempner family influenced the social and philanthropic landscape of Galveston, and its members created an expansive economic empire. This collection includes both personal papers and documentation of the family's involvement in business and industry.

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[Letter from Jules Lauve, Jr., Inc. to Joe Lofton, August 19, 1965] (Letter)

[Letter from Jules Lauve, Jr., Inc. to Joe Lofton, August 19, 1965]

Letter from Jules Lauve, Jr., Inc. to Joe Lofton discussing an enclosed color snapshot of a advertising bulletin for the United States National Bank.

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[Letter from Jules Lauve, Jr., Inc. to Joe Lofton, August 19, 1965], ark:/67531/metapth1093294

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  • June 1, 1965

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  • Nov. 28, 2018, 3:49 p.m.

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  • Jan. 17, 2019, 7:23 p.m.

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  • 29.279, -94.804839

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Jules Lauve, Jr., Incorporated. [Photograph of a United States National Bank Billboard], photograph, June 1, 1965; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1092806/: accessed February 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rosenberg Library.