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[Postcard from Julia B. Guerra to Mary Hall, May 6, 1956]

Description: Postcard from Julia B. Guerra to Mary Hall, writing to say she's enjoying her vacation and to wish Mary well. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a small stone building with an American flag on a pole directly to the left of it, and a large sign on the roof that reads, "Cascade Caverns." The building has another section on the back left side, with a door and a window. The building is surrounded on the backside by trees.
Date: May 6, 1956
Creator: Guerra, Julia B.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

R.H. Leetch & Bros. Day Book, Brazos Santiago

Description: Handwritten ledger from the business, R.H. Leetch & Brothers. Brazos Santiago, February 24, 1849. It includes a list of customers and their purchases, which include shoes, clothing, ham, rice, herring, raisins, claret, beef, Madeira, sugar, coffee, castor oil, and other products along with their prices.
Date: February 24, 1849
Creator: R.H. Leetch & Brothers
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Sea Turtle on a Beach]

Description: Photograph of a caught sea turtle lying prone on a beach. The turtle has a large hook in its mouth and appears to be deceased. A caption on the image reads, "Sea Turtle-Weight 700 pound-Caught at Port Isabel."
Date: unknown
Creator: Nat Dickey Photo
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections