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["Crest of Boulder Dam and Arizona Highway"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Crest of Boulder Dam and Arizona Highway" as written in white text near bottom right of postcard. The semi-circular roadway atop the dam has many automobiles traveling across it. Two walkways radiate from the highway (one in foreground, the other near center of photo). Mountains in background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". A decorative black line with JCB (?) at bottom, separates message and address.
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard

["Downstream Face Of Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard of the "Downstream Face Of Boulder Dam". Mountains and canyons at top of photo, dam at center, downstream flow of water at bottom. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard

[Cardboard box that contained eighteen postcards of Boulder Dam]

Description: Cardboard box made similar to an envelope that contained seventeen postcards that were apparently purchased as a set. The front of the box has brown text that reads: "Boulder Dam [top, center] Word's Most Impressive Engineering Spectacle Center of a Magnificent Scenic Wonderland 18 Miniature Post Cards from Original Photographs". On left side of box front is a drawing of the dam, and on the right side is a drawing of canyons. The back of the box has text in brown that reads: "From [line] To [lines]" and in a rectangular box top, right "Postage 1 1/2[cents] Seal With Stamp". Text written under flap: "Issued By Boulder Dam Service Bureau Boulder Theatre Building Boulder City, Nevada Official Motion Pictures, Original Photographs, Souvenirs and Authentic Booklets".
Date: unknown

["Site of Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Site of Boulder Dam. View 1931" as written in black text at bottom center. The image shows tall rock canyon to left right and center background with dam waters in center. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". A decorative black line with JCB (?) at bottom, separates message and address.
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard image of the "Boat Landing and Bathing Beach Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Boat Landing and Bathing Beach Boulder Dam". The image shows a sandy beach area from bottom left horizontally to center right with eight automobiles parked on right side of photo. Several wooden pavilions and buildings line the water edge. Boats are parked next to buildings in center. Several boats out in the water. Mountains in background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". A decorative black line with JCB (?) at bottom, separates message and address.
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard

["Power Line Leading From Boulder Dam To Los Angeles"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Power Line Leading From Boulder Dam To Los Angeles" as written in white text near bottom right corner of postcard. The image shows a highway with car approaching (right). The large metal structures that support the power line can be seen from right center to left center with desert land in foreground and mountains in left background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". A decorative black line with JCB (?) at bottom, separates message and address.
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard

["Arizona Spillway, Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Arizona Spillway, Boulder Dam" as written in white text at bottom center of picture. Two automobiles are parked in the foreground on the roadway at the top of the dam. Background shows the canyon and mountains. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". A decorative black line with JCB (?) at bottom, separates message and address.
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard image of "The Original Deadwood Coach"]

Description: Postcard image of "The Original Deadwood Coach" as written in black near top right of postcard. The color image shows a man holding a whip who is standing near the side door of a coach. There is another man with gun in his gloved hand sitting atop the coach to the right side of the postcard. Blue text on back of postcard reads: "Copyright By "Johnny" Baker, Golden, Colo. The Original Deadwood Coach Built at Concord, N. H. 1867. Sent to San Francisco by water where it was placed on a line infested with bandits, "baptized in fire and blood" so repeatedly on the plains, was finally abandoned. In organizing his Wild West show Col. Cody bought the old derelict, and on its time honored springs has carried more distinguished Americans and Royalty than any vehicle extant. C. T. American Art Colored [emblem] CT Chicago Postcard This Space For Address Only [in rectangle] Place One Cent Stamp Here." Written in pencil on back: "175 69 [line] 244".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

["Evangeline Oak St. Martinsville"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Evangeline Oak St. Martinsville, La. B-40" as written in white at bottom of postcard. The huge oak tree with moss hanging from the limbs has two benches in front of its trunk. Shrubs to right and left; trees in background. Road in foreground with sidewalk leading to tree and cement ledge on right. Black text on back: "Post Card All Rights Reserved - The L. L. Cook Co. Milwaukee Address Place Stamp Here".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

["Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Baptist Church, Richmond, Texas" as written in black text near bottom right corner of postcard. Also written in blue ink on bottom "1939". The stucco church has vine covered exterior near north west side with large turret near northeast side just below arched doorway. Two story wooden white building in left background. The postcard has a silver border. Written on back in black text: "Clear View Post Card For Correspondence. MFD. By Wayne Paper Box & Prtg. Corp., Fort Wayne, Ind. Place Stamp Here".
Date: 1939
Item Type: Postcard

["JayBird Monument, Richmond, Texas"]

Description: Postcard image of the "JayBird Monument, Richmond, Texas" as written in black near bottom left corner of postcard. The free standing cement monument is tall and pointed with an image of a bird at top. The monument has a white iron fence surrounding it. Large Trees to right and left of monument. Two story white stucco building on right, railroad on left with buildings in distance.
Date: 1935 - 1940
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard image of "Pine Alley St. Martinville - LA.-"]

Description: Postcard image of "Pine Alley St. Martinville - LA.-" as written in black near bottom left corner of postcard. The image shows a dirt road at center with huge pine trees on left and right. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Post Card Correspondence Address AZO {written 4 times to form a square with a black square at each corner] Place Stamp Here".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard

["Boulder City, Nevada"]

Description: Postcard image of the city of "Boulder City, Nevada" as written in the bottom left corner of the postcard. Street (with car parked on side of street) in foreground intersects with another street on right. Mountains in background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925 - 1935
Item Type: Postcard

["Evengeline Oak"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Evengeline Oak" as written in black at top of postcard. The oak is seen from across a body of water. There are lilies in the water in foreground. White wooden building in right background. Two and a half story wooden dark painted building near left center. Evengeline Oak near right center. White wooden building in right background. Black text on back: "Post Card All Rights Reserved - The L. L. Cook Co. Milwaukee Address Place Stamp Here".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard image of a "Glimpse Of Mt. Evans At. 14,260 Ft. From Chicago Creek Road"]

Description: Postcard image of a "Glimpse Of Mt. Evans At. 14,260 Ft. From Chicago Creek Road" as written in white at bottom of postcard. Image shows a winding road that disappears from view amid tall trees and mountains. Mountains in background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Post Card Correspondence Address D O P S [written in corners of a dotted line square] Place Stamp Here [written inside of square].
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[A tree in George Ranch yard covered with snow]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house yard covered with snow. The photo was taken from the driveway that leads to the house and garage. The garage is the white wooden building on far right of photo. A car is parked outside of the sliding door. Fence line on left; tree in foreground near fence; trees in distance. "11" written in pencil on back.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard. The ranch house is a white wooden, two story house. Both top and bottom porches of the house are screened and no shutters adorn the windows in this photo. A white picket fence encloses the house yard. Tall trees obscure the left portion of the house. The cistern house on the left side of the main house is painted white and has a weather vane at top. The garage is partially visible between the trees on far left. Wire fence extends from left corner of photo and around front of house. Written on back of photo in pencil: "1".
Date: 1940 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Fence next to the snow covered George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard. The photo was taken near the front driveway (not seen) of the front pasture covered in snow (fence posts and wire in foreground). The two story white wooden ranch house is on the left side of the photograph with the ranch bars on the left. There are wagons and tractors parked outside of the barns. .001 has "9" written in pencil on back. .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Snow covering the George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard with snow covering the pasture and grounds. The photograph was taken from the front pasture with the tree-lined driveway on the left. The white wooden two story house is in the center background with ranch barns on far right. Written in pencil on back of photo: "1".
Date: 1940 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Snow covering the road beside the George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard with the grounds covered in snow. The photograph was taken from the left side of the tree lined front driveway. White fence posts are seen on the other side of driveway where they form the front pasture. The ranch house, near left center, is a white wooden two story house. The garage, at the end of the driveway can be seen are far left of photo (near the tree trunk in foreground). Ranch barns on left with tractors, and wagons outside of the barns. .002 image is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001. It has an "F" written in blue ink on back. .002 has "10" written in pencil on back.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Fence next to the snow covered George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard. The photo was taken near the front driveway (not seen) of the front pasture covered in snow (fence posts and wire in foreground). The two story white wooden ranch house is on the left side of the photograph with the ranch bars on the left. There are wagons and tractors parked outside of the barns. .001 has "9" written in pencil on back. .002 is an 8 x 10 enlargement of .001.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph