[Postcard of Hotel Kahler 2]

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Postcard of a yellow 11-story hotel with three trees planted in the front, described on the back as "The Kahler Hotel 650 Rooms - Rochester, Minnesota Largest, Finest, and newest air-conditioned guest and public rooms - food and beverage service in the Elizabethan Room all day, service in the Coffee House - Unique Hemisphere Room cocktail lounge - many private dining rooms - exceptional shopping arcade on the subway system parking facilities." The message on the back reads, "Glad you two have gone to N. O. Hope you have a good time also have Carroll take an extra slice at ... continued below

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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Creator: Unknown. September 1928.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by McFaddin-Ward House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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McFaddin-Ward House Museum

The McFaddin-Ward House, built around 1905-1906 in the Beaux-Arts Colonial style, housed a prominent family in Beaumont for 75 years. The museum of the same name preserves the building and the artifacts, providing visitors with a firsthand glimpse of Southeast Texas History.

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Description

Postcard of a yellow 11-story hotel with three trees planted in the front, described on the back as "The Kahler Hotel 650 Rooms - Rochester, Minnesota Largest, Finest, and newest air-conditioned guest and public rooms - food and beverage service in the Elizabethan Room all day, service in the Coffee House - Unique Hemisphere Room cocktail lounge - many private dining rooms - exceptional shopping arcade on the subway system parking facilities." The message on the back reads, "Glad you two have gone to N. O. Hope you have a good time also have Carroll take an extra slice at S. A. for me - Will be drawn Saturday - pork casing for sale - being picked now Dr. Betirs - Practicing for an early Duck Season - don't bother about me it's my decision - think it'll help - not absolutely necessary - I'm fine and not worried in the least Love, Leah." The postcard is addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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Texas History Collection

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  • September 1928

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  • Jan. 5, 2015, 9:43 p.m.

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  • May 26, 2015, 2:46 p.m.

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[Postcard of Hotel Kahler 2], postcard, September 1928; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth562390/: accessed April 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McFaddin-Ward House Museum.