[Election poster for the first Texas City election in 1911]

Description

A photographic reproduction of a campaign poster for the first city elections for the city of Texas City, held on Saturday, September 16, 1911. The poster reads as follows " Vote for W. P. Tarpey for mayor H. M. Coats and F. B. Davison for commissioners for a greater Texas City and a square deal for all Election Saturday, September 16th, 1911". At the bottom of the poster is printed "Fred F. Hunter, Printer, Galveston." The poster has no graphic decoration or color, and is printed in black and white letters.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 6.25 x 4.75 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. September 16, 1911.

Context

This poster is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Moore Memorial Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 408 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Hunter, Fred F.
    Publisher Info: Fred F. Hunter was a printer in Galveston, Texas in 1911.
    Place of Publication: Galveston, Texas

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Moore Memorial Public Library

The Moore Memorial Public Library documents the local history of Texas City and surrounding areas. Because of their work in preserving historical materials, they received the Rescuing Texas History grant.

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Description

A photographic reproduction of a campaign poster for the first city elections for the city of Texas City, held on Saturday, September 16, 1911. The poster reads as follows " Vote for W. P. Tarpey for mayor H. M. Coats and F. B. Davison for commissioners for a greater Texas City and a square deal for all Election Saturday, September 16th, 1911". At the bottom of the poster is printed "Fred F. Hunter, Printer, Galveston." The poster has no graphic decoration or color, and is printed in black and white letters.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 6.25 x 4.75 in.

Notes

Texas City was incorporation on September 16, 1911. The population at that time was a little more than 1500 people.

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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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Creation Date

  • September 16, 1911

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • July 20, 2006, 10:14 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 12, 2009, 1:55 p.m.

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[Election poster for the first Texas City election in 1911], poster, September 16, 1911; Galveston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15190/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Moore Memorial Public Library.