[Gilbert Building, Gulf National Bank]

One of 25 postcards in the series: Southeast Texas Postcards Collection available on this site.

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Postcard of the Gilbert Building on Pearl Street with Gulf National Bank in Beaumont. On the street are automobiles, women, and men, and in the background are other buildings. A sign on the corner of the building reads "Gulf National Bank." The Gilbert Building was built in 1903. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "Gilbert Building, Gulf National Bank, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Pub. by The Acmegraph Co., Chicago." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Dear Mrs. Steacy - I am perfectly desperate ... continued below

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 13 cm.

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The Acmegraph Co. December 9, 1915.

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Tyrrell Historical Library

The Tyrrell Historical Library collects and preserves the history of the greater Beaumont area, which also includes the history of Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana. The Library as a historical research repository was established in 1975, and has significant archival collections, genealogy records, and Texas history books.

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Postcard of the Gilbert Building on Pearl Street with Gulf National Bank in Beaumont. On the street are automobiles, women, and men, and in the background are other buildings. A sign on the corner of the building reads "Gulf National Bank." The Gilbert Building was built in 1903. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "Gilbert Building, Gulf National Bank, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Pub. by The Acmegraph Co., Chicago." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Dear Mrs. Steacy - I am perfectly desperate since you left from ?, otherwise and delight- fully situated at 1198 Hazel St. Let me hear from you soon. Your beau Jo Robertson." The card is addressed to Mrs. Harren Steacy 511 Harvard St Houston Heights Texas.

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 13 cm.

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  • December 9, 1915

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  • June 12, 2014, 7:11 a.m.

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  • July 16, 2014, 3:15 p.m.

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The Acmegraph Co. [Gilbert Building, Gulf National Bank], postcard, December 9, 1915; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth416267/: accessed February 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tyrrell Historical Library.