Turnverein Clubhouse and Grounds, Houston, Texas

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Color postcard depicting the Turnverein Clubhouse and grounds in Houston, Texas. Park benches and a gazebo sit outside the buildings of the clubhouse. Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello! Little Girl, After many adventures I arrived here. It is a beautiful place. But have been sleepy most of the time. Write me little girl, Maude" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High St., Oklahoma City, Okla. Postmark is from Houston, Texas on Jul 15, 1909.

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1 postcard: color; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and one other and was provided by Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 375 times , with 12 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

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Color postcard depicting the Turnverein Clubhouse and grounds in Houston, Texas. Park benches and a gazebo sit outside the buildings of the clubhouse. Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello! Little Girl, After many adventures I arrived here. It is a beautiful place. But have been sleepy most of the time. Write me little girl, Maude" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High St., Oklahoma City, Okla.
Postmark is from Houston, Texas on Jul 15, 1909.

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1 postcard: color; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

German Immigration to Texas

The German Immigration to Texas collection mostly features materials from the University of Texas at Arlington, along with select materials that support this topic, both in English and German. The collection includes maps, photographs, manuscripts, along with books such as German Pioneers in Texas; A Brief History of Their Hardships, Struggles and Achievements.

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  • April 17, 2008, 4:54 p.m.

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  • June 10, 2016, 6:36 p.m.

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Turnverein Clubhouse and Grounds, Houston, Texas, postcard, Date Unknown; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35557/: accessed July 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes.