[Postcard of River Oaks Garden Club #1]

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Postcard of perfectly thick rows of salmon colored Azaleas. The edge of the postcard reads, "River Oaks Garden Club Annual Azalea Trail in March." The back of the postcard adds, "River Oaks Garden Club organized 1927. Purpose: Stimulating knowledge and love of gardening among amateurs; sharing advantages of association through conference and correspondence; aiding in protection of native plants and birds; and encouraging civic planting. Address: River Oaks Garden Club Forum of Civivs. 2503 Westheimer Road, Houston 6, Texas."

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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River Oaks Garden Club of Houston, Texas Creation Date: Unknown.

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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. It has been viewed 31 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Postcard of perfectly thick rows of salmon colored Azaleas. The edge of the postcard reads, "River Oaks Garden Club Annual Azalea Trail in March." The back of the postcard adds, "River Oaks Garden Club organized 1927. Purpose: Stimulating knowledge and love of gardening among amateurs; sharing advantages of association through conference and correspondence; aiding in protection of native plants and birds; and encouraging civic planting. Address: River Oaks Garden Club Forum of Civivs. 2503 Westheimer Road, Houston 6, Texas."

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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Texas History Collection

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  • Jan. 5, 2015, 9:43 p.m.

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  • June 10, 2016, 8:13 p.m.

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  • 29.742075, -95.417752

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River Oaks Garden Club of Houston, Texas. [Postcard of River Oaks Garden Club #1], postcard, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth563091/: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McFaddin-Ward House Museum.