School attended by O. Henry

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Postcard with an illustration of a small, one-story building surrounded by a fence with a forest in the background; text beneath the image says, "Little School House Where O. Henry Went to School." Printed text on the back of the postcard reads: "This is the only school that O. Henry (Wm. Sydney Porter) ever attended. He was taught by his Aunt, Miss Lina Porter, and left this school when he was only fifteen."

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1 postcard. ; 9 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Bridges, Earley W. 1937.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: O. Henry Project and was provided by Austin History Center, Austin Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 92 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Description

Postcard with an illustration of a small, one-story building surrounded by a fence with a forest in the background; text beneath the image says, "Little School House Where O. Henry Went to School." Printed text on the back of the postcard reads: "This is the only school that O. Henry (Wm. Sydney Porter) ever attended. He was taught by his Aunt, Miss Lina Porter, and left this school when he was only fifteen."

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1 postcard. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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O. Henry Project

Written under the pseudonym O. Henry, the stories of William Sydney Porter are available as they first appeared in the popular magazines of the day. These and others published posthumously can also be found in first edition compilation books, and later as part of his collected works. Also included are handwritten letters, photographs, maps, newspaper articles, artifacts, and more.

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  • 1937

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  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • Nov. 17, 2016, 5:01 p.m.

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Bridges, Earley W. School attended by O. Henry, postcard, 1937; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139321/: accessed February 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.