[Postcard of Mayfair in Houston]

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Postcard of a 15 story building with glass windows. The back of the postcard describes the scene as, "The Mayfair 1600 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas A complete new way of life for the modern Southwest, The Mayfair is Houston's most elegant apartment hotel. With appropriately priced one to five bedroom luxury suites, the Mayfair offers rental by the day, week, month and term lease."

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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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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Postcard of a 15 story building with glass windows. The back of the postcard describes the scene as, "The Mayfair 1600 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas A complete new way of life for the modern Southwest, The Mayfair is Houston's most elegant apartment hotel. With appropriately priced one to five bedroom luxury suites, the Mayfair offers rental by the day, week, month and term lease."

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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  • Jan. 5, 2015, 9:43 p.m.

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  • June 10, 2016, 8:08 p.m.

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  • 29.706137, -95.395369

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[Postcard of Mayfair in Houston], postcard, Date Unknown; Houston, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth562822/: accessed April 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McFaddin-Ward House Museum.