Rescuing Texas History, 2007 - 3 Matching Results

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The Chapel at Hampton Institute

Description: Color postcard depicting the Chapel at Hampton Institute. It is a brick building with a tall bell tower. The date 9-22-07 is hand written on the front. Information on the back reads, "The Chapel at Hampton Institute. The Memorial Chapel dedicated in May 1886 was a gift of the Frederick L. Marquand Estate. It is a perfect specimen of Italian Romanesque architecture and is built of red brick outside while the interior is cream brick." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Fortress Monroe, Va. on Sept 22, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Sherwood Inn, Fortress Monroe, Va.

Description: Photo postcard of the Sherwood Inn of Fortress Monroe, Virginia. The four-story building is on a street corner. It has a front porch with a balcony above it, a round turret on its left, many brick chimneys, and awnings on the windows. Handwritten on the front, "9-21-07. Home ain't nothing like this - C.F.C." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, S. Mill St., Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Fortress Monreo, Va. on Sept 21, 1907.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cheyne, C.E.
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Raleigh Court, Jamestown Exposition, 1907

Description: Color postcard picturing the Raleigh Court at the Jamestown Exposition in 1907. There is a lake in the foreground with many boats on it, walkways lined with lamp posts along the water, and numerous red buildings in the background with landscaping and fountains. Printed on the back is the description of the picture, "No. 109. Raleigh Court, Jamestown Exposition, 1907. Starting from the U.S. Government pier in the foreground at the left and going around and back to the westerly wing of the pier, this view shows the following buildings: U.S. Government Fisheries Exhibit, Machinery and Transportation, Mines and Metallurgy, State's Exhibits, Auditorium, Food Products, Manufacturers and Liberal Arts, U.S. Government Exhibits, Smithsonian Institute, National Museum Exhibits, etc., etc." Correspondence on the card reads," This looks well on a card, but in reality it is bum, in big letters. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, S. Mill St., Paris, Texas. it is postmarked Norfolk, Va on Sept 22, 1907.
Date: 1907
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes