[Postcard Addressed to Birdie Walters in Dripping Springs, Texas]

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Postcard addressed to Birdie Walters with an image of the United States Arsenal Grounds in San Antonio, Texas; the image shows three cannons mounted on the open grounds with a small building in the trees. The note on the back of the card reads: "Please come quick as you can home because I cant go to Sinton if you don't."

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1 postcard : hand col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. August 8, 1910.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and was provided by Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead 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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Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

Built in 1854, the Homestead was home to one of the founding families of Dripping Springs near Austin. Occupied by the Pound family until 1983, it was the first school house, church, and medical office. The reconstructed home and its decorative artifacts represent life in Central Texas around the year 1910.

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Postcard addressed to Birdie Walters with an image of the United States Arsenal Grounds in San Antonio, Texas; the image shows three cannons mounted on the open grounds with a small building in the trees. The note on the back of the card reads: "Please come quick as you can home because I cant go to Sinton if you don't."

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1 postcard : hand col. ; 9 x 14 cm.

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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.

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  • August 8, 1910

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  • May 8, 2016, 6:12 a.m.

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  • Aug. 11, 2016, 4:07 p.m.

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[Postcard Addressed to Birdie Walters in Dripping Springs, Texas], postcard, August 8, 1910; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth743069/: accessed December 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead.