[Thomas Walter Davis and two other men at Galveston Beach]

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Postcard image of Thomas Walter Davis and two other men. The photograph is titled "3 of a Kind Beats Two Pair in Poker" and this title is written vertically on the left side of the postcard (blank area). Man in front is seated in the sand and is wearing a dark colored bathing suit. Man on left seated on driftwood is wearing a dark bathing suit and the man seated next to him is wearing a white shirt, suspenders, and a light colored felt hat. A seascape backdrop in background. Back of postcard in black print reads: "Taken at GALVESTON ... continued below

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 13.8 cm, Height: 8.6 cm

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Creator: Unknown. August 25, 1906.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: George Ranch Museum Collection and was provided by George Ranch Historical Park to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 316 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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George Ranch Historical Park

This 23,000-acre working ranch and living history museum are located in Fort Bend County. The land was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. The park's mission centers on preserving the history of the county and galvanizing the appreciation of cultural heritage.

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Description

Postcard image of Thomas Walter Davis and two other men. The photograph is titled "3 of a Kind Beats Two Pair in Poker" and this title is written vertically on the left side of the postcard (blank area). Man in front is seated in the sand and is wearing a dark colored bathing suit. Man on left seated on driftwood is wearing a dark bathing suit and the man seated next to him is wearing a white shirt, suspenders, and a light colored felt hat. A seascape backdrop in background. Back of postcard in black print reads: "Taken at GALVESTON BEACH, Under MURDOCK'S BATH HOUSE L. TOBLER, PHOTOGRAPHER" and in ink " Mrs. Zillah Myers 603 Olive St, Texarkana, Tx-Ark. The postcard is postmarked in Booth, Texas with a date of August 25 (?) 1906.

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Paper; Width/Diameter: 13.8 cm, Height: 8.6 cm

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George Ranch Museum Collection

George Ranch Historical Park is a 23,000 acre working ranch and living history museum depicted in these materials. The land was originally settled in 1824 as part of the Austin Colony by Nancy and Henry Jones. Materials focus on the Jones and George families and the traditional Texas pursuits of cattle, cotton and oil.

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  • August 25, 1906

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  • Jan. 26, 2006, 10:26 a.m.

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  • June 1, 2010, 8:41 p.m.

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[Thomas Walter Davis and two other men at Galveston Beach], postcard, August 25, 1906; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth8196/: accessed April 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting George Ranch Historical Park.