Andy Nelson Postcard

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Postcard with a photo of Andy Nelson in a wagon. He was born in slavery in 1862. His life spanned from slavery to the Civil Rights movement. Andy served for 35 years as the Worshipful Master of the Mosier Valley Masonic Lodge No. 103 until his death in 1960. He served on several grand juries in the 1950s. He posed for this postcard in 1912.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Lessie 1912.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Tarrant County College Northeast, Heritage Room and was provided by Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 212 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

The Heritage Room and District Archives were officially established in 2010, but their origins date back to the mid-1970s, with the former opening in 1975. With an emphasis on the cultural heritage of Tarrant County and North Texas, they house thousands of items.

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Postcard with a photo of Andy Nelson in a wagon. He was born in slavery in 1862. His life spanned from slavery to the Civil Rights movement. Andy served for 35 years as the Worshipful Master of the Mosier Valley Masonic Lodge No. 103 until his death in 1960. He served on several grand juries in the 1950s. He posed for this postcard in 1912.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Tarrant County College Northeast, Heritage Room

Materials documenting local and state history, including images of businesses, cemeteries, churches, courthouses, lawmen, monuments, outlaws, schools, Native Americans, and early pioneers of Tarrant County.

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[Photograph of Andy Nelson] (Photograph)

[Photograph of Andy Nelson]

Photograph of Andy Nelson, of Mosier Valley, sitting in a wagon, pulled by a donkey.

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[Photograph of Andy Nelson], MSVP 06.100, ark:/67531/metapth29746

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  • 1912

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  • Nov. 27, 2006, 5:11 p.m.

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  • Jan. 25, 2012, 6:03 p.m.

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Lessie. Andy Nelson Postcard, postcard, 1912; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth20510/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room.