[Hotel Iturbide, Monterrey]

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Postcard featuring a photograph of the front of Hotel Iturbide on Calle Zaragoza in Monterrey, Mexico with mountains in the background as well as people and automobiles in the street. It was sent to Rochester, Minnesota with this handwritten text: "Sun. P. M. Dear Matt: arrived here yesterday (Saty.) leaving right now, the weather has been unusually cold. Laredo, on the border, had 2" snow the Mexican kids sure were having fun with it. So long, Mel"

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1 postcard : b&w

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. January 24, 1940.

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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 1358 times, with 7 in the last month. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Laredo Public Library

The Joe A. Guerra 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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Postcard featuring a photograph of the front of Hotel Iturbide on Calle Zaragoza in Monterrey, Mexico with mountains in the background as well as people and automobiles in the street. It was sent to Rochester, Minnesota with this handwritten text: "Sun. P. M. Dear Matt: arrived here yesterday (Saty.) leaving right now, the weather has been unusually cold. Laredo, on the border, had 2" snow the Mexican kids sure were having fun with it. So long, Mel"

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1 postcard : b&w

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • January 24, 1940

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • May 8, 2006, 11:46 a.m.

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  • April 5, 2019, 6:38 p.m.

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[Hotel Iturbide, Monterrey], postcard, January 24, 1940; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13235/: accessed June 4, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Laredo Public Library.