[Memorial Day at Fairview Cemetery]

One of 130 postcards in the series: Helen Hall Library Collection available on this site.

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Postcard of the 1911 Memorial Day celebration at Fairview Cemetery. A massive group of people are gathered underneath a tree; everyone is wearing festive clothing for that era. Surrounding the group are numerous covered wagons and horses.

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 28 cm.

Creation Information

Maurer May 30, 1911.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by the League City Helen Hall Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 169 times. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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  • Barger, A. G. Handwritten note on back of postcard says "Property of A.G. Barger."

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League City Helen Hall Library

League City residents organized the Library in 1971. It was renamed in 1985 in honor of one of the charter members Helen Hall. Today, it's one of the busiest and largest libraries in the Galveston County Library System and is also a member of the Houston Area Library System.

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Postcard of the 1911 Memorial Day celebration at Fairview Cemetery. A massive group of people are gathered underneath a tree; everyone is wearing festive clothing for that era. Surrounding the group are numerous covered wagons and horses.

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 28 cm.

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Texas History Collection

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  • May 30, 1911

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  • Nov. 17, 2012, 7:39 p.m.

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  • May 29, 2022, 8:52 a.m.

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Maurer. [Memorial Day at Fairview Cemetery], postcard, May 30, 1911; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth279217/: accessed July 6, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting League City Helen Hall Library.

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