[Portrait of Mail Boy at Texas Company Terminal]

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Photograph of a young mail boy identified as Percy Underhill. He is wearing a hat, button up shirt, and tie, and holding a large mail bag. The back of the photograph is a postcard, and has writing that says the photograph was taken at the Texas Co. Terminal on April 30, 1912.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. April 30, 1912.

Context

This photograph 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 95 times. More information about this photograph 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

Photograph of a young mail boy identified as Percy Underhill. He is wearing a hat, button up shirt, and tie, and holding a large mail bag. The back of the photograph is a postcard, and has writing that says the photograph was taken at the Texas Co. Terminal on April 30, 1912.

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

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This photograph is part of the following collections of related materials.

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 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.

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  • April 30, 1912

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 6, 2012, 9:42 p.m.

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[Portrait of Mail Boy at Texas Company Terminal], photograph, April 30, 1912; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth202323/: accessed August 6, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Museum of the Gulf Coast.