[Postcard of Ice House in McAllen]

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Postcard of a building near railroad tracks with people standing on its porch. A note on the front of the postcard describes it: "McAllen, Tex. Ice House." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard, addressed to Mrs. Amelia Rinkle in St. Louis, Missouri, says, "Best regards from Lon and Florence."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1912.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2014 and one other and was provided by Private Collection of T. B. Willis to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 35 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of historical photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, church photos, buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and family photo albums, which include Willis family albums and extended relatives who settled in Waco, Texas in the 19th century.

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Description

Postcard of a building near railroad tracks with people standing on its porch. A note on the front of the postcard describes it: "McAllen, Tex. Ice House." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard, addressed to Mrs. Amelia Rinkle in St. Louis, Missouri, says, "Best regards from Lon and Florence."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2014

Rescuing Texas History collects photographs, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, and other historical materials from across the state and beyond to document and preserve the rich history of the state.

T. B. Willis Photograph Collection

Materials from the private collection of T. B. Willis, including historical photographs, albums, documents, and items from the Willis family and extended relatives who settled in Waco in the 19th century.

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  • 1912

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  • Jan. 23, 2015, 7:26 p.m.

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  • May 25, 2016, 1:58 p.m.

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[Postcard of Ice House in McAllen], postcard, 1912; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth573757/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of T. B. Willis.