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Building Exteriors

Description: Copy photograph of two images. The first image, a postcard for Brownwood, Texas, is split into three smaller images. The left image is of Daniel Baker College, a three storey stone building. The center image shows a river scene and a child playing in the water. The right image shows Center Avenue, including traffic on the street and several storefronts. The second image shows the Brownwood courthouse, a two-storey stone building surrounded by a wooden fence.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Courthouse Exterior

Description: Copy negative of the Taylor County Courthouse building in Abilene on a postcard. There are notes hand written on it by a woman named Gladys
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

House Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a postcard showing Oliver Loving's residence in Graham, Texas. The picture is of a large multi-level house with four trees and a white fence in front.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Humor Postcard, Apple; Humor Postcard, Pumpkin

Description: Copy photograph of two humor postcards advertising for Bradshaw, Texas. In the top postcard two oversize apples are carried on a train. In the bottom postcard an oversize pumpkin is carried on a train. Text on both cards reads, "The Kind We Raise in Bradshaw, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Humor Postcard, Potato; Humor Postcard, Corn

Description: Copy negative of two humor postcards advertising for Bradshaw, Texas. In the top postcard two oversize potatoes are carried on a train. In the bottom postcard an oversize cob of corn is carried on a train. The text on both cards reads, "The Kind We Raise in Bradshaw, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard

Description: Copy negative of a postcard featuring several images from Simmons College labeled as, "New $40,000 Admistration Building Just Completed", "Anna Hall", "Girl's Industrial Home", "Old Administration Building", "Billie Cowden Hall" and "Conservatory". In the center is a portrait of man labeled, "J.D. Sandefer, A.B., Ph. B., President".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard for Canadian Bar

Description: Copy negative of a postcard with a portrait of a man identified as John Berryman. To the right of the portrait is the text, "The Excelsior Bar" line break, "John Berryman, Proprietor" line break, "Open Day and Night" line break "...Best Brands of... Wines, Liquors, and Cigars" line break, "112 Government Street Telephone 948 Opposite the Savoy Victoria, B. C." At the bottom of a postcard is an emblem that says "Typographical Victoria" and "Union Label."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard from Ristorante La Cistema

Description: Copy negative of a postcard from Ristorante La Cistema fron Rome, Italy. The art on it is of a man and woman at a well with trees in the background. At the bottom of the postcard is written, "Ristorante La Cistema, Roma, Via della Cisterna, 13 - Tel. 582.543 - 587.008."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures of Abilene, Texas. The first is an illustration of a Texas Longhorn steer standing in a field with 9 ft. 6 in. wide horns. The second picture is of the Hilton hotel in Abilene, Texas with cars parked in the street and smaller buildings on the left and right in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures of Abilene, Texas. The first is of some soldiers from Camp Barkeley in the woods with machine guns. The second picture is of a building at Hardin Simmons University with trees in front and cars parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of a postcard giving facts about the city of Abilene. Quotes are typed at the top left of the card, a place for a stamp at the top left, and the card is divided into two sections. War slogans are present at the bottom of the card. There is only text, no images.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures. The first is of the Texas State Capitol building in Austin, Texas at nighttime, with a statue, trees, and landscaping in front. The second picture is of a small building in Langtry, Texas with signs reading "Judge Roy Bean," "Notary Public," "Justice of the Peace," "Law West of the Pecos," "Jersey Lilly," and "Ice Beer." There are four men on horseback on the left, one on the right, and four men on the porch. There is a note about Judge Roy Bean at the top of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures. The first is an illustration of a yucca plant in west Texas, and the second is a field of bluebonnets with trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures of Abilene, Texas. The first is of the post office and courthouse building with cars parked in front and other buildings in the background. The second is an aerial view of the city with streets and buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures of Abilene, Texas. The first is of a Texas oil field with several wells , roads, and buildings. The second is of a group of soldiers at Camp Barkeley firing a 155 MM Howitzer. They are in a field with trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures of Abilene, Texas. The first is a view of an underpass at pine street, looking north. There are streets, landscaping, and buildings. The second picture is an aerial view of Camp Barkeley with roads, buildings, and the natural landscape.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures of Abilene, Texas. The first is of the parade grounds at Camp Barkeley with soldiers marching down a path. There is a farther view picture and closer view picture divided vertically by a labeled banner. The second is of the Wooten Hotel building with landscaping and another building behind it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures of Abilene, Texas. The first is of soldiers doing firing maneuvers at Camp Barkeley. The second is of a a roundup of Hereford cattle. There is a herd of the cattle with several men on horseback in a landscape with trees, fields, a pond, and mountains.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of a postcard of Citizen's National Bank in Abilene, TX. The Citizen's National Bank is a multiple story building on a corner or two streets. A car sits out front and people are walking on the sidewalk.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Girl

Description: Copy negative of a postcard with a portrait of a girl standing, wearing dark clothing, holding a flag.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Lady

Description: Copy photograph of a postcard portrait of Julia Marlowe. Marlowe is standing and wearing a dress, hat and wrap, all with fur detail. She is looking at the camera. Text on the photograph reads, "Sands & Brady, Providence, R.I.," and, "'Rotograph' Series."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Lady

Description: Copy photograph of a postcard portrait of Julia Marlowe. Marlowe is photographed from the torso up. She is wearing a dress and is looking at the camera. Text below the photograph says, "'Rotograph' Series."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Lady

Description: Copy photograph of a postcard portrait of Julia Marlowe. Marlowe is seated at a desk with her right hand at her chin and her left arm resting on the desk. She is looking up. Text on the post card reads, "Sands & Brady, Providence, R.I.," and, "Rotograph Series."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Lady

Description: Copy negative of a postcard of Maxine Elliott, posing in profile. The text below the photograph says "Schloss N Y," "B 920," "[Ph]otograph series," and "Maxine Elliott."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library