[Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter]

One of 115 postcards in the series: Action Images available on this site.

Description

Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter discussing the recent slow business around St. Louis; Eagan notes that the photograph shows "one of our brave police stationed at a salon after a fire at Paulian building." The windows of the building are blown out and all of the bottles are covered in ice; the policeman is wearing a large overcoat to keep warm.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Eagan, J. P. [1909..1912].

Context

This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and one other and was provided by Fire Museum of Texas to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this postcard or its content.

Author

Named Persons

People who are significant in some way to the content of this postcard. Additional names may appear in Subjects below.

Audiences

Check out our Resources for Educators Site! We've identified this postcard as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this postcard useful in their work.

Provided By

Fire Museum of Texas

Located in the Beaumont Fire Department's 1927 Central Fire Station, the museum opened in 1984 and became the official state fire museum in 1986. Today it provides access to fire service history and education for people across the state of Texas. This nonprofit organization is operated by Beaumont Fire-Rescue Services.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this postcard. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Titles

  • Main Title: [Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter]
  • Series Title: Action Images

Description

Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter discussing the recent slow business around St. Louis; Eagan notes that the photograph shows "one of our brave police stationed at a salon after a fire at Paulian building." The windows of the building are blown out and all of the bottles are covered in ice; the policeman is wearing a large overcoat to keep warm.

Physical Description

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

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this postcard in the Portal or other systems.

Collections

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

Rescuing Texas History, 2015

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

George Pendexter Postcard Collection

What responsibilities do I have when using this postcard?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this postcard.

Creation Date

  • [1909..1912]

Covered Time Period

Start & End Dates

  • 1909 - 1912

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • March 18, 2016, 4:44 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 3, 2016, 2:35 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this postcard last used?

Congratulations! It looks like you are the first person to view this item online.

Where

Geographical information about where this postcard originated or about its content.

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Postcard

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Viewing

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Eagan, J. P. [Postcard from J. P. Eagan to George Pendexter], postcard, [1909..1912]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth706101/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fire Museum of Texas.