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 205 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

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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

Tarrant County College District Archives contributes digital copies of materials that document 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 of Andy Nelson, of Mosier Valley, sitting in a wagon, pulled by a donkey.

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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 December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room.