[Postcard of "Downtown" Houston]

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Postcard of Downtown Houston's Main Street after dark. The streets, buildings, and the advertisements on the buildings are colorfully lighted.

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1 postcard : col.; 3.5 x 5.5 in.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and one other and was provided by Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 27 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

The Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC) features two of its extensive collections: The John J. Herrera Papers and The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection.

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Postcard of Downtown Houston's Main Street after dark. The streets, buildings, and the advertisements on the buildings are colorfully lighted.

Physical Description

1 postcard : col.; 3.5 x 5.5 in.

Notes

Caption: "Downtown Houston"

On back of postcard: "Houston's "Main St." after dark."

Publisher's number on back of postcard : "AP-652 96035-B"

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MSS0282.049 Bocanegra Collection

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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 nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

The Mexican American Family and Photo Collection

The Houston Public Library's Mexican American Family and Photo Collection reflects a wide range of families and individuals through photographs and documents that capture business and work experiences, festivals and community events, daily life and individual achievements. Some examples include: the 1928 Rice Institute graduation photo of Primitivo L. Nino; 1940s photographs of the Rusk Settlement House for Mexican-American Immigrants; photographs of workers and working conditions, students, educational, and church events.

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  • June 5, 2012, 9:44 p.m.

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[Postcard of "Downtown" Houston], postcard, Date Unknown; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth222330/: accessed August 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library.