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[The American Church in Paris]

Description: The American Church in Paris, 65 Quai D'Orsay - This is a postcard that was mailed to Mrs. Jayne May Brooks - 9 rue Falquierre, Paris, France. she was the sister of Mrs MacPherson. Postcard is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Trinity Episcopal Church - Santa Barbara, CA.]

Description: Photo-postcard of the Trinity Episcopal church - Santa Barbara, California. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Le Grand Escalier de l'Opera - Paris, France]

Description: Postcard depicting Le Grand Escalier de l'Opera - Paris, France - Postcard is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Postcard from the Paris Opera House]

Description: Postcard with a picture of the grand staircase at the Paris Opera House - Paris France - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Paris Opera House - Paris, France]

Description: Postcard with a picture of the Paris Opera House on it. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library. Caption: Paris. - La Place de l'Opera.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Postcard of Sainte-Marguerite - La Plage]

Description: Picture postcard of Sainte-Marguerite (l'oire-Inf.) - La Plage - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library. Sainte-Marguerite is the largest of the Lérins Islands, located a half mile from Cannes on the French Riviera.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Postcard of Wehlen a.d. Mosel]

Description: Picture postcard of Wehlen a.d. Mosel with the Gen U.G. McAlexander Billet circled on the picture. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Berncastel a.d. Mosel]

Description: Photo Postcard of Berncastel a.d. Mosel - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Hotel Victoria]

Description: Postcard with an aerial view of Hotel Victoria, surrounded by mountains.
Date: March 1954
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Hotel Victoria]

Description: Postcard from the inside of Hotel Victoria looking out. The foreground appears to be a balcony or patio with arches and decorative stone- and metalwork. Outside, there are several unique-looking buildings, portions of a town, and mountains rising the background.
Date: March 1954
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Hotel Victoria]

Description: Postcard with an aerial view of Hotel Victoria. The hotel appears to be surrounded on several sides by mountains; other buildings are partially visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Building at Oxford University]

Description: Postcard of Oxford University. Wm. S. Blackshear was taking work under Dr. Kirsock Lake, the great English Professor of New Testament Greek (but his Eng. Course in N. Testament History) 1922-23 Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1923
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Episcopal Church - Angleton, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Episcopal Church in Angleton, Texas, the Holy Comforter Episcopal Church. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[International Bridge, Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas]

Description: Photograph of the Mexican Immigration and Customs officials at the International Bridge. A note on the front of the postcard says, "Puente y personal de la aduana y migración. Nuevo Laredo, Tamps." It is believed that if corrected, this should read, "Puente y personal de la aduana y inmigración. Nuevo Laredo, Tamps."
Date: unknown
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Main street in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas]

Description: Postcard of Guerrero Avenue in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Storefronts line either side of the street and there are automobiles parked outside. Several pedestrians are visible on the sidewalks. This street leads to the International Bridge to Laredo, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Rio Grande Flood of 1954, Laredo, Texas]

Description: Postcard of flood water completely covering the International Bridge between Nuevo Laredo, Mexico and Laredo, Texas. At the skyline is the Mexican Customs and Immigration building. The explanation on the back of the postcard states: "A new four-lane bride is replacing the completely inundated and partially destroyed bridge at Laredo, Texas, by the Rio Grande Flood of 1954. The Mexican Immigration and Customs building is shown in the background."
Date: July 1954
Creator: Yates, Frank
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Street car, Matamoros, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a streetcar drawn by a mule or donkey. The streetcar is being pulled along a track in the center of a street that is bordered by buildings. The picture shows Matamoros, Mexico across the border from Brownsville, Texas. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to "Miss Maria Sanchy" from "E. M." that reads, "Ni la ausencia y la distancia, ni el tiempo de no [v]erte; por ningunas sircustancias he de dejar de quererte, yours for ever." (Loosely: "Neither the absence and the distance, nor the time since I have seen you; under no circumstances have I stopped loving you.")
Date: August 14, 1911
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Oxen Carts, Laredo, Texas]

Description: Postcard of men with loaded oxen carts in front of a pawn shop in Laredo, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Custom House building, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of the Custom House building in Nuevo Laredo. The back of the postcard includes a thank you note addressed to Capt. Elmer C. Croom from L. R. de la Peña.
Date: 1935-07-28?
Creator: de la Peña, L. R.
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[View of Laredo, Texas in the early 1900]

Description: View of Laredo, Texas in the early 1900. Looking Northwest from the top of the Federal Building. Postcard sent from Roberto in Laredo to Sra. Laura G. de Arriaga in Plazuela de Tepito, Mexico on January 21, 1909.
Date: January 21, 1909
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Hamilton Hotel in before the top floors were added and before the cyclone of 1906 that destroyed the balconies. On the back of the postcard there is a letter addressed to Mrs. J. J. Duffy (Aunt Katie) from Alex discussing current news and relatives.
Date: January 23, 1910
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Oxen carts in front of a pawn shop]

Description: Oxen carts in front of a pawn shop, Laredo, Texas. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Mr. Wilfred Hellser from "H. W."
Date: June 25, 1918
Partner: Laredo Public Library