Lily Pond, Shaw's Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A.

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Color postcard with a picture of the Lily Pond at Shaw's Garden in St. Louis , Missouri. Men and women stroll through the park near the pond and a large glass-covered greenhouse admiring the plants and flowers. Handwritten on the front is, "8/20/08 Does she look familiar-" On the back the correspondences reads, "Have just passed that reservoir in St. L- that we all walked the Sunday we were here. am leaving, in fact am in Ill.passing the place we passed on the cart. The weather is perfect. Saw a friend of mine in St. L - I used to ... continued below

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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: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 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 103 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

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Description

Color postcard with a picture of the Lily Pond at Shaw's Garden in St. Louis , Missouri. Men and women stroll through the park near the pond and a large glass-covered greenhouse admiring the plants and flowers. Handwritten on the front is, "8/20/08 Does she look familiar-" On the back the correspondences reads, "Have just passed that reservoir in St. L- that we all walked the Sunday we were here. am leaving, in fact am in Ill.passing the place we passed on the cart. The weather is perfect. Saw a friend of mine in St. L - I used to know at home. Rose" It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla. P.O. Box 838. It is postmarked Danville & Thebes, Ill., Aug 21, 1908.

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1 postcard : col. ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • April 17, 2008, 2:19 p.m.

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  • Sept. 12, 2016, 5:26 p.m.

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Lily Pond, Shaw's Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A., postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35885/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes.