[The Moore family home]

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A frontal view of the home of Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Edmunds Moore in Texas City. The home is a two-story brick home. Four large sets of windows open onto a second-story porch. Five large brick pillars and a large front porch are visible on the ground level. A trimmed hedge with a gate fronts the house. Large flowering trees are visible in the side yard at the right, and a large palm tree and another smaller tree and some bushes are visible in the front yard.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 3 x 5 in.

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Creator: Unknown. [1920..1929].

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by the Moore Memorial Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 658 times. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Moore Memorial Public Library

The history of Moore Memorial Public Library dates back to 1928, when the Texas City Civics' Club and the City of Texas City arranged to provide a small library within the newly built City Hall. The Library has grown over the years and now hosts an Archive that documents, preserves and curates archival material representing the history of Texas City, the surrounding community, and Galveston County. In 2006, the Library received the Rescuing Texas History Grant for its effort in preserving historical materials. Contributions found within the Moore Memorial Library Portal collections include newspapers, photos, postcards and manuscript materials.

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Description

A frontal view of the home of Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Edmunds Moore in Texas City. The home is a two-story brick home. Four large sets of windows open onto a second-story porch. Five large brick pillars and a large front porch are visible on the ground level. A trimmed hedge with a gate fronts the house. Large flowering trees are visible in the side yard at the right, and a large palm tree and another smaller tree and some bushes are visible in the front yard.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 3 x 5 in.

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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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  • [1920..1929]

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • July 20, 2006, 9:08 a.m.

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  • Nov. 8, 2022, 4:19 p.m.

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  • 29.393479, -94.893546

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[The Moore family home], postcard, [1920..1929]; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15249/: accessed April 22, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Moore Memorial Public Library.

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