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[Postcard from Lillian to John J. Herrera - 1966]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera is postmarked Rome, Italy, but the postmark date is obscured. The front of the card is a color image of a building which is identified on the back of the card as St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The handwritten note reads: "Onto Monte Carlo & Paris & Louvre [?] Lillian".
Date: 1966
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Richard and Jennifer Armstrong to Sterling Houston - May 8, 1995]

Description: Postcard from Richard and Jennifer Armstrong to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. A short note on the back discusses problems with a project and terrible weather. They hope to go to San Antonio occasionally. The front cover shows a view of Mt. Lassen and Manzanita Lake in Mt. Lassen, California.
Date: May 8, 1995
Creator: Armstrong, Jennifer & Armstrong, Richard
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Postcard from Terry Serna to John J. Herrera - 1962-07-16]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera from Terry Serna that reads: "Hi Johnny! Still in the convention mood. Having a ball before returning to the grind! Terry Serna." The front of the postcard has the image of of a waterfall with people in the foreground. The image is identified on the back of the postcard as "Cascada La Cola De Caballo, Horsetail Falls near Monterrey. Monterrey, N. L., Mexico"
Date: July 13, 1962
Creator: Serna, Terry
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Tom Puente to John J.Herrera - 1955-08-13]

Description: Postcard from Tom Puente to John Herrera dated August 13, 1955 and postmarked Chicago, Illinois. The front of the postcard is a color illustration of a cowboy on a horse looking at at a woman walking away. The text above reads: "Reckon yer new in these parts Lady - ya oughta wear somethin' under them chaps!" The back of the postcard has the handwritten message, "Hello Johnnie, Sorry I didn't get to see you again while I was here in Houston. Hope to see you next year. Regards to all our friends for me. P.S. Rusty havn't wretten to me for a while, 1642 E 53rd St. Apt. 304, Tom Puente."
Date: August 13, 1955
Creator: Puente, Tom
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from Virginia Center for the Creative Arts to Sterling Houston - November 7, 1995]

Description: Postcard from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The postcard has been sent as a formality, indicating that they have received his application material and will be notified of a decision in the month of January.
Date: November 7, 1995
Creator: Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Postcard: Iker Larrauri: Ikerkinesis]

Description: Postcard for an exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled "Ikerkinesis", which celebrates the art of Mexican artist Iker Larrauri. On one side of the flyer, two of Larrauri's drawings frame a short write-up about the artists' style and influences, as well as basic event information. The opposite side of the flyer features a copy of an original silkscreen print by Larrauri and some information about purchasing a copy of the print.
Date: 2000
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: Let the Kiss Free!]

Description: Postcard advertising for two exhibitions at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The first exhibition, Kisses, opened on February 14th, 1990 and closed on March 10th, 1990. The second exhibition, Erotic Art, opened on February 14th, 1990 and closed on February 23rd, 1990. The front of the postcard depicts a series of "kiss marks," all but two of which are trapped behind bars. The text reads "Let the kiss free!"
Date: 1990-02-14/1990-03-10
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: Malaquías Montoya]

Description: Postcard invitation that advertises and exhibition that exhibits the work by Malaquías Montoya, a renowned Chicano artist, at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibit ran from July 31, 1998 to August 29th, 1998. The front of the postcard features a painting titled "The Beating," which was created using acrylic wash pencil and pastel on paper. The painting is of a bald man who holds his right hand at his brow in an expression of pain.
Date: July 1998
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: Mascaras Mexicanas [Mexican Masks] Exhibition]

Description: Postcard inviting the recipient to visit the Mascaranas Mexicanas exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The exhibit ran from May 3rd, 1996 to June 15th, 1996 and a reception was held on May 3rd, 1996. The front of the postcard features a photograph of an ornate mask. An almost human face with a mustache, two sets of horns, and an open mouth is surrounded be creatures. A bird sits atop the head as a snake wraps around it and three lizards crawl up the neck. The mask is painted in dark green, gold, and red colors.
Date: June 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: Mexican Print Collection]

Description: Postcard advertising an exhibit of selections from the Mexican Print Collection. The exhibit was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and ran from September 13th, 1996 to October 12th, 1996. The front of the postcard features a drawing of a woman with long hair and slightly squinted eyes. The drawing is labeled: "Lacandon Woman by Raúl Anguiano."
Date: September 13, 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard of a Flooded Street in Port Arthur, Texas, August 1915]

Description: Postcard depicting a group of men standing in a flooded street in Port Arthur, Texas. The waters rise over the knees of the men gathered at the intersection of Austin and 5th Street. Two telephone lines and two buildings loom above either side of the street; the building to the right is the Port Arthur post office. Trees and several other buildings can be seen in the background.
Date: August 17, 1915
Creator: D & H Photo
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Postcard of a Man]

Description: Postcard of an oval portrait of an unidentified man in profile. He is wearing a dark suit with a light-colored hat, facing right. The postcard company's information is printed on the back.
Date: unknown
Creator: Electric Post Card Studio
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Postcard of Agustín de Iturbide and Vicente Guerrero]

Description: Postcard of a man confronting another man who has his arms spread out. The men are standing next to a large rock right off of a path. The men are Agustín de Iturbide and Vicente Guerrero, Mexican military generals who were involved in the Mexican War of Independence.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla]

Description: Postcard featuring two members of the military: Agustin Melgar and Francisco Ezcutla, both military college students. Melgar died at 13 years old; Ezcutla died on September 18, 1947 at 17 years old. Both died defending the Chapultepec against an American attack.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library