Postcard of Community

Description

Copy negative of two postcard pictures. The first is of the Texas State Capitol building in Austin, Texas at nighttime, with a statue, trees, and landscaping in front. The second picture is of a small building in Langtry, Texas with signs reading "Judge Roy Bean," "Notary Public," "Justice of the Peace," "Law West of the Pecos," "Jersey Lilly," and "Ice Beer." There are four men on horseback on the left, one on the right, and four men on the porch. There is a note about Judge Roy Bean at the top of the postcard.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Photograph Collection and one other and was provided by Hardin-Simmons University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 27 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Richardson and Smith libraries at this private Baptist university in Abilene provide materials necessary to support the research of students and faculty. They provide books, federal documents, maps, scores, recordings, and periodicals which are on open shelves and readily accessible to all.

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Description

Copy negative of two postcard pictures. The first is of the Texas State Capitol building in Austin, Texas at nighttime, with a statue, trees, and landscaping in front. The second picture is of a small building in Langtry, Texas with signs reading "Judge Roy Bean," "Notary Public," "Justice of the Peace," "Law West of the Pecos," "Jersey Lilly," and "Ice Beer." There are four men on horseback on the left, one on the right, and four men on the porch. There is a note about Judge Roy Bean at the top of the postcard.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Abilene Photograph Collection

These more than 10,000 images range from the early 20th century to the present and capture Abilene's rich history, including public events, community members, homes, businesses, churches, and ranches.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

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  • Oct. 21, 2009, 10 p.m.

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  • April 9, 2013, 2:38 p.m.

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Postcard of Community, postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth51757/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.