[Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 9, 1911]

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Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout discussing Lillian's recent trip home. She apologizes for not being able to see them while she was there, but her mother was sick. There is a picture of the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas on the front, and the description printed on the back says "This is the original Parish Church and the oldest of all these Spanish Mission churches which was erected by public subscription in 1732, and it was on the roof of this building that Santa Anna mounted his cannon in besieging the Alamo in ...

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Graves, Lillian January 9, 1911.

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Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout discussing Lillian's recent trip home. She apologizes for not being able to see them while she was there, but her mother was sick. There is a picture of the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas on the front, and the description printed on the back says "This is the original Parish Church and the oldest of all these Spanish Mission churches which was erected by public subscription in 1732, and it was on the roof of this building that Santa Anna mounted his cannon in besieging the Alamo in 1836. The postcard is addressed to Misses Ora and Junia Osterhout in Belton, Texas, and it is postmarked San Antonio, January 9, 1911.

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Osterhout Papers

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  • January 9, 1911

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Graves, Lillian. [Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 9, 1911], postcard, January 9, 1911; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244082/: accessed August 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rice University Woodson Research Center.