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[Postcard from Alivia and Herman to Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Kneupper, November 24, 1921]

Description: Postcard from Alivia and Herman to Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Kneupper, wishing them a happy thanksgiving. The front of the postcard features an illustration of a small body of water flowing over a short dam into a small stream. The water is lined on either side by trees and bushes, and on the far bank, there is a short fence separating the grassy area.
Date: November 24, 1921
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Library of Congress in Washington, D. C.]

Description: Postcard of a three story white stone building with a golden domed roof. The scene is described as "The Library of Congress, Washington, justly celebrated as the culmination of architectural achievement of the day, was completed in 1897 at a cost of 26,000,000. The Library is here seen from the Capitol. The dome and lantern are finished in black copper, with panels gilded with a thick coating of gold leaf; and the cresting of the dome terminates in a gilded finial representing the torch of Science ever burning." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "M. P. H. McFaddin, Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 12, 1921
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard to Mrs. Emil Philippus, April 28, 1921]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Emil Philippus, discussing arrangements for Mrs. Philippus to meet her mother-in-law at the depot on May 8, 1921. The front of the postcard features a photograph of the Holy Angels Academy in Boerne, Texas, a two-story, light-colored wood building with wrap-around porches on both stories. There is a small tower extending from the center of the roof of the building, and a short flagpole at the front of the roof. There is a large group of students and nuns standing on the first-floor porch and sitting on a few short steps leading up to the porch. There are two large, bare trees on either side of the front steps.
Date: April 28, 1921
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Snowy Christmas Scene]

Description: Photograph of a snowy field in League City where a group of playing. A large tree branch hangs low in the foreground. A handwritten note in pencil is scrawled across the top of the photo.
Date: 1921
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library