[Postcard Showing Harry Bahl with a Group of Friends at Galveston,

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Postcard to Mamie Collins in Waco, Texas with a photograph of Harry Bahl posing with a group of friends in bathing suits at Galveston Beach in Galveston, Texas, Bahl is the second person from the right; the note on the front of the card says: "Baby, Ever seen this likeness before? Having a time here but am very careful."

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

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 190u-08-05.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and was provided by Private Collection of Margay Welch to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 46 times. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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  • Tobler, L. Taken at Galveston Beach, Under Murdock's Bath House L. Tobler Photographer

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Private Collection of Margay Welch

The Bahl, Wheatly, and Hessdoerfer families were residents of Waco, Texas from the 1850's. The items in this collection were found in the Elmer and Josephine (Bahl) Wheatly home after the death of Elmer and Josephine Wheatly in 2010.

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Postcard to Mamie Collins in Waco, Texas with a photograph of Harry Bahl posing with a group of friends in bathing suits at Galveston Beach in Galveston, Texas, Bahl is the second person from the right; the note on the front of the card says: "Baby, Ever seen this likeness before? Having a time here but am very careful."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 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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  • 190u-08-05

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  • 190u-08-05 - 190u-08-06

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • May 8, 2016, 10:51 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 23, 2016, 12:51 p.m.

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[Postcard Showing Harry Bahl with a Group of Friends at Galveston,, postcard, 190u-08-05; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth743978/: accessed October 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Margay Welch.