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[Cotton field near Galveston, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of a cotton field near Galveston, Texas. Titled "April Fool" 1907. African-American men harvesting cotton. Two men in center have baskets filled with cotton. Two men on right are picking cotton. Horse and buggy with male driver in background. Trees in distance.
Date: April 1, 1907

[Five men under Fig Trees]

Description: Postcard, five men under Fig Trees-Gulf Coast Belt. Two men standing, three men sitting under fig trees. Two wooden buildings in background.
Date: 1909

[Magnolia Figs - Gulf Coast Country]

Description: Postcard image of Magnolia Figs - Gulf Coast Country. Three men standing between rows of fig trees. Blank area in bottom, left corner.
Date: 1909

[Postcard image of the Brigham-San Jacinto Monument]

Description: Postcard image (souvenir) of the "Brigham-San Jacinto Monument, As seen at the unveiling on the 26 August, 1881, at the Pavilion, Galveston, Texas". Card has picture of the freestanding monument located in the interior of a building. Monument is draped by the U.S. and Texas flag on its right and left. A statue can be seen in background and a window (glare) above it. Wooden chair on far right.
Date: August 26, 1881

[Two young women with bob haircuts sitting on a driftwood log]

Description: Postcard image of two young women with bob haircuts sitting on a driftwood log in front of an ocean backdrop. Women are wearing dark swimsuits with a white "M" on the chest. Photo taken at Murdoch's Bath House in Galveston. Residue of back of photo suggests it was removed from a scrapbook (see 1998.025.043)
Date: unknown