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[Aerial View of an Inn]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the Inn of the Six Flags in Dallas, Texas. There are several cars parked in the lot around the buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Aerial View of Dallas]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of Dallas, Texas, with the Southland Center in the middle of the drawing.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Aerial View of the JFK Memorial]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the John F. Kennedy Memorial and surrounding roads and buildings in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1970
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Antlers Hotel in Diboll, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Antlers Hotel in Diboll, Texas. Looking through gates with "Antlers" on them, of the interior of the The Antlers' Coffee Shop at the The Antlers Hotel in Diboll, Texas. A fireplace can be seen in the center of the postcard. The hotel was open from 1939 until 1954 and owned by Southern Pine Lumber Company. It was designed by John Poindexter Cammack. At one time it was also known as "The Inn." On the front of the postcard is printed the following: "The Antlers--Largest Log Hotel in the South-Diboll, Texas" and "The Antlers Coffee Shop and Its Huge, Friendly Fireplace." On the back of the postcard is printed a road map from Texas towns and cities to Diboll and the following: "The Antlers--Largest Log Hotel in the South, 'Old as Yesterday--Modern as Today', Coffee Shop in Connection, Guest Rooms Strictly Modern." Please see The History Center in Diboll, Texas, for more information on the Antlers Hotel.
Date: [1939..1954]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Back of a Postcard]

Description: Back of a postcard advertising the Southern States Steel Co. in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Beaumont City Hall]

Description: Postcard of Beaumont City Hall on Main Street between Gilbert and College streets. Two men can be seen standing on the right bottom of the picture. This building was built in 1909 to serve as a cooperative market by the City of Beaumont, but was used as a City Hall and Jail from about 1910 until 1926. Later in the 1920s it was used as a market and at one time went by the name of the Nancy Tevis Market. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "City Hall, Beaumont, Texas.--19." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding its creation: "E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee" and "27097N." The card is addressed to Mrs. C S Browne (?) 111 Long St, West Roxbury, Mass.
Date: [1909..1926]
Creator: E. C. Kropp Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Beaumont Country Club]

Description: Postcard of of the Beaumont County Club house with pier and boathouse in the foreground. The Beaumont Country Club was formed in 1906 on a hill overlooking the Neches River on a hundred acres of land. Printed at the top left of the postcard is "Country Club House, BEAUMONT, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information related to the postcard's creation: "Made in Germany. D.J. Hicks, Importer and Publisher, Beaumont, Texas" and "G.A.P.C.M. Co., N.Y." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Dear Julia - This is Sunday and we are busy as ever. I will write a letter tomorrow Hoping this will find you well and happy Mamma." The card is addressed to Mrs. Julia Stafford, Meridian Mississippi (Meridian Norman's College).
Date: October 18, 1909
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Beaumont High School]

Description: Postcard of Beaumont High School in Beaumont, Texas, on College Street near Neches and Trinity streets. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "High School, Beaumont, Texas." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "7-29-14 Thanks for very pretty card. Come again with more like it. Sincerely Francy D. Driehs Beaumont Box # 74 Texas." The card is addressed to Harry Kerkow 404 E. Alleghany St. Austin Minn.
Date: July 29, 1914
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[A Beautiful Drive]

Description: Postcard of a road through trees in Beaumont, Texas with the caption, "A Beautiful Drive, Beaumont, Texas." In the far distance down the road is possibly an automobile.
Date: [1900..1952]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Buildings in Dallas]

Description: Postcard of the Braniff Airways, Frito-Lay, and Exchange Bank buildings in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Butler Bros. Building]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Butler Brothers building in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Cabaña Motor Hotel]

Description: Postcard of the Cabaña Motor Hotel on Stemmons Freeway in Dallas, Texas. Cars are parked in the lot to the right. The typed text on the back reads: "Remember * * * * * * * * * * Phi Delta Theta Annual Alumni Chili Dinner and Stag - This Thursday, October 12, 1967. Dinner: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Games & Entertainment: 7:30 - 12:30. Tariff: Only $4.50 for 67 dues payers and slightly higher for those who didn't come across. Don't miss this memorable occasion! (The biggest and best stag ever)".
Date: 1967
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Car Driving Up a Hill]

Description: Postcard of a man driving a Brush Runabout car up a 45° hill in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Cars on the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike]

Description: Postcard of cars on the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike entering downtown Dallas, Texas. The city is visible in the background to the left.
Date: 1957
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Central Fire Station]

Description: Postcard of Beaumont Fire Department's Central Fire Station at Mulberry and Walnut streets with horse drawn fire engines, carriages, and fire fighters. On the left side of the building is a sign for "Entrance, City Hall" and two children sitting near the entrance. At that time the fire department shared the building with city hall. On the right side of the building, on the second story, appear to be legs dangling out of the window. Other buildings can be seen in the background. Printed at the top of the postcard is "Central Fire Station, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Published by S.H. Kress & Co. Made in U.S.A." and "A-466." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Beaumont Texas July 26, 14 Mrs. M.E. Smith Dear Aunt How are you all Why don't some of you all rite I have written to you all several times and never received any reply All well Hope this will find you all the same We like here fine This is a fine place What is William doing What has gone with them and the boys very well E.F. Scott 470 Buford St Bmt, Tex." The card is addressed to Mrs. M.E. Smith c/o W.M. Beckworth Anderson Texas
Date: July 27, 1914
Creator: S. H. Kress & Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[City-Wide Halloween Prank]

Description: Postcard photograph of five children in front of a building with multiple signs on Main Street (now Second Street) in League City. A note on the back of the postcard states that they are looking west toward the railroad station and that this is a Halloween prank.
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Cliff Towers Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Cliff Towers Hotel seen from the Lake Cliffs in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Commonwealth Bank Building]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Commonwealth Bank building in Dallas, Texas. Cars and people are visible on the road.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Conquistador Riding a Mule]

Description: Postcard of a man dressed up as a conquistador on a mule in front of a stone wall at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[The Cotton Bowl]

Description: Postcard of a full Cotton Bowl stadium in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Crowd at Nalers Plantation Restaurant]

Description: Postcard of a crowd of people eating on the patio of Nalers Plantation Restaurant at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Dallas Automobile Country Club]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Dallas Automobile Country Club building in Dallas, Texas. A car is parked under an awning to the left, and an American flag flies from a pole to the right.
Date: December 16, 1914
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Dallas City Hall]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the city hall building in Dallas, Texas. The handwritten note at the bottom reads: "I am well and moving on slowly".
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Dallas Fort Worth Regional Airport]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the Dallas Fort Worth Regional Airport in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village