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Areal Geology: Van Horn Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Van Horn Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: January 1914
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[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

[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

Geologic Atlas of the United States: Van Horn Folio, Texas

Description: This atlas contains three colored maps and aereal views from the regions around the Van Horn, Texas quadrangle including topography, and structure sections of the territory comprising El Paso County and Culberson County. The illustrated text of the atlas discusses the geological elevation of the area, provides in-depth breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals as well as the economic geology of the region, precious metals and minerals.
Date: 1914
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[George O'Brien Millard School]

Description: Postcard of George O'Brien Millard School with students in front of it. On the right side of the postcard can be seen a statue of George O'Brien Millard and a playground. The George O'Brien Millard School was a public elementary school in Beaumont started about 1910 and sometimes known as just Millard School. George O'Brien Millard was a prominent Beaumont citizen who helped develop the public school system in Beaumont. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "Geo. B. Millard School, Beaumont, Texas." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "All O.K. Weather perfectly grand and things are lovely. I return to E.T June 12. Wouldn't you like to see me? Love to Aunt Lizzie & all. Hazel." The card is addressed to Mr. James Mortin, Cochituate, Mass.
Date: May 29, 1914
Creator: S. H. Kress & Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Interior of the Hart Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Hart Drug Store in the Peter Stock Building in Port Arthur, Texas. Six men stand in the store: two behind the counter, one leaning against it, and three standing by the tables on the left side of the photo. E. B. Sutherlin stands second from the left.
Date: [1914..1915]
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Postcard from Bette to Mr. I. McIngvall, March 6, 1914]

Description: Postcard from Bette to Mr. I. McIngvall, discussing her stay in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of long, tall, skinny suspension bridge in Boerne, Texas, made from concrete and metal, and spanning across a large open space between two hills. There are many trees on the two hills and on either side of the bridge. A handwritten note at the top of the photo reads, "We walked here today."
Date: March 6, 1914
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Ella to Mrs. Gus Lindner, January 25, 1914]

Description: Postcard from Ella to Mrs. Gus Lindner, discussing how nice it is to talk to old friends. The front of the postcard features a photograph of Kronkosky Hill in Boerne, Texas. The hill has two wooden buildings buildings on the top and on the side, and a road winding along the side of it. The building on top of the hill is a small, one-story wooden building, while the building on the side is a wooden, two-story building with a small tower visible at the top. Large trees dot the hillside and surrounding area.
Date: January 25, 1914
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Hotel McAlpin in New York]

Description: Postcard of a large brown and white brick hotel with a busy street full of pedestrians, cars, and trolleys. The letter on the back reads, "Dear Cousin Mamie, I believe you just waited until you knew we would be gone before coming home. But really, I hope you are better now. I was feeling pretty low all the time I was gone, but fine now. Give my best to all the family, and thank them for their kindness. Sincerely, Rilboern." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Tex."
Date: December 21, 1914
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of West Coast Inn on Tampa Bay]

Description: Postcard of a four story building with white balconies and two cars parked in front. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Dear Mamie, How are you making it? We are at Trables, in the southern part of Florida, but it has been too cool to have much fishing. I had a swim the other day however, which reminded me of Rollover. My best to all the family, yours, Kilbourn." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin, McFaddin Ave, Beaumont, Tex."
Date: March 5, 1914
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Structure Sections: Texas Van Horn Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found around the quadrangle region of Van Horn Texas. The map contains a legend that uses colors and line patterns to represent the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: January 1914
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries