[Postcard from Mrs. Davis to Miss Sandy Davis, July 13, 1956]

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Postcard from Mrs. Davis to her daughter, Sandy Davis, writing to say Sandy's father brought back fish like the one on the front of the postcard from his trip, and that they will be attending an aunt's funeral in town. The front of the postcard features an altered, novelty photograph of a large fish on a flat bed truck. The truck is parked in the driveway in front of a tall, wood-sided building (partially visible to the left). The bottom of the front of the postcard reads, "Had a hard time landing this one!"

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

Creation Information

Davis, Mrs. July 13, 1956.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by Patrick Heath Public 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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In 1952, Boerne citizens created the Boerne Public Library. In 2011, the city added the Patrick Heath Public Library, which provides programming and cultural enrichment, local history archives, and stands as a community center.

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Postcard from Mrs. Davis to her daughter, Sandy Davis, writing to say Sandy's father brought back fish like the one on the front of the postcard from his trip, and that they will be attending an aunt's funeral in town. The front of the postcard features an altered, novelty photograph of a large fish on a flat bed truck. The truck is parked in the driveway in front of a tall, wood-sided building (partially visible to the left). The bottom of the front of the postcard reads, "Had a hard time landing this one!"

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

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Texas History Collection

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  • July 13, 1956

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  • May 3, 2017, 12:48 p.m.

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Davis, Mrs. [Postcard from Mrs. Davis to Miss Sandy Davis, July 13, 1956], postcard, July 13, 1956; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth835953/: accessed October 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Patrick Heath Public Library.