[Market House, San Antonio]

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.

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1 postcard : col.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. October 26, 1909.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Laredo Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 241 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Laredo Public Library

The Laredo Public Library materials include local history materials selected for the grant Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-Risk Photographs and Maps. Images include photographs of the border area, Fort McIntosh and maps of early Laredo.

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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.

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1 postcard : col.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-risk Photographs and Maps, 2006, presents local history materials from eleven partners: the Clay County Historical Society, Genevieve Miller Public Library, the Palestine Public Library, the Laredo Public Library, the Archives of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University, the Moore Memorial Public Library, UT Pan-American, the Clark Hotel Museum, the Austin Public Library, and Concordia University at Austin. Funding is provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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Creation Date

  • October 26, 1909

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  • 1908 - 1909

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • May 8, 2006, 11:59 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 1, 2010, 7:29 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Market House, San Antonio], postcard, October 26, 1909; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13227/: accessed July 31, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Laredo Public Library.