[Covered wagon in parade]

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Postcard of a covered wagon drawn by two horses in a parade. The side of the wagon reads, "1898 Port Arthur or Bust." The horses have American flags attached to the harnesses on their heads. There are two men riding in the front of the wagon, one has a pipe in his mouth, and a line of spectators in the background behind them.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and one other and was provided by Museum of the Gulf Coast 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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Museum of the Gulf Coast

Located in the coastal city of Port Arthur, the museum gives a glimpse into Texas' natural and cultural history. Materials cover notable eras in the state's past, from prehistoric times to the Civil War. It also includes materials on famous musicians and athletes from the Gulf Coast.

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Description

Postcard of a covered wagon drawn by two horses in a parade. The side of the wagon reads, "1898 Port Arthur or Bust." The horses have American flags attached to the harnesses on their heads. There are two men riding in the front of the wagon, one has a pipe in his mouth, and a line of spectators in the background behind them.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

Museum of the Gulf Coast

These photographs and postcards depict Jefferson, Harris, and Orange counties from the 1890s to the present day. Musical performance photos include Glenn Wells, Jesse James and His Boys, Johnny Winter, Tex Ritter, the Boogie Kings, and many more. Other images display various people and places such as Spindletop, Texaco refineries, parades, and beaches.

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  • Feb. 6, 2012, 9:42 p.m.

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[Covered wagon in parade], postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth201822/: accessed May 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.