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["Aboard the Mohawk Galveston Tex."]

Description: Postcard image titled "Aboard the Mohawk Galveston Tex. Maurer Photo" as written at bottom of the image. The photograph shows a ship with two decks of people at the rails. There is a banner on the second deck rail that reads: "Texas Shriners, Galveston-Rochester". There are lifeboats with a few people milling about on top deck.
Date: 1900 - 1920

["Shriners bound for New York"]

Description: Postcard image titled "Shriners bound for New York Maurer Photo". The image shows the upper and lower decks filled with passengers of a ship. There are three men on the dock in the bottom left corner of the photograph. A banner attached to the rail of the upper deck can partially be read as: "Texas Shriner, Gal".
Date: 1900 - 1920

[Thomas Walter Davis and two other men at Galveston Beach]

Description: Postcard image of Thomas Walter Davis and two other men. The photograph is titled "3 of a Kind Beats Two Pair in Poker" and this title is written vertically on the left side of the postcard (blank area). Man in front is seated in the sand and is wearing a dark colored bathing suit. Man on left seated on driftwood is wearing a dark bathing suit and the man seated next to him is wearing a white shirt, suspenders, and a light colored felt hat. A seascape backdrop in background. Back of postcard in black print reads: "Taken at GALVESTON BEACH, Under MURDOCK'S BATH HOUSE L. TOBLER, PHOTOGRAPHER" and in ink " Mrs. Zillah Myers 603 Olive St, Texarkana, Tx-Ark. The postcard is postmarked in Booth, Texas with a date of August 25 (?) 1906.
Date: August 25, 1906