[Postcard of Mount Vernon]

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A packet of postcards included in the articles Brother Sewell brought back from Mt. Vernon. Postcard shows George Washington's plantation home Mount Vernon, and two oval portraits of George Washington and Martha Washington with Washington's family motto: "Exitus acta probat."

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1 photograph : col.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Sewell Photo Collection and one other and was provided by Abilene Christian University Library 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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Description

A packet of postcards included in the articles Brother Sewell brought back from Mt. Vernon. Postcard shows George Washington's plantation home Mount Vernon, and two oval portraits of George Washington and Martha Washington with Washington's family motto: "Exitus acta probat."

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1 photograph : col.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: FOLDER-NO: SC00149
  • Accession or Local Control No: PHOTO-NO: 916
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth596728

Collections

This postcard is part of the following collections of related materials.

Sewell Photo Collection

Believed to be from the private collection of the fifth president of Childers Classical Institute (now ACU), these photos show the history of Abilene, the growth of the university, and the Churches of Christ in the area.

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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  • March 5, 2015, 10:57 p.m.

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  • April 8, 2015, 12:38 p.m.

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[Postcard of Mount Vernon], postcard, Date Unknown; Washington, D. C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth596728/: accessed November 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.