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Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and the Republic of Mexico 1887 (5).

Description: Map of the U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Indian Territory, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. two times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued office. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1887
Item Type: Map

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and the Republic of Mexico 1889 (4).

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginnings and endings of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1889
Item Type: Map

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and the Republic of Mexico 1889 (6).

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of west Texas and northern Mexico, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times per week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, bodies of water, major towns, and county and country lines.
Date: June 1, 1889
Item Type: Map

Postcard

Description: Copy negative of a postcard featuring several images from Simmons College labeled as, "New $40,000 Admistration Building Just Completed", "Anna Hall", "Girl's Industrial Home", "Old Administration Building", "Billie Cowden Hall" and "Conservatory". In the center is a portrait of man labeled, "J.D. Sandefer, A.B., Ph. B., President".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Postcard Ad for Electric Signs

Description: Copy negative of an advertisements for electric signs. On the left are pictures of three theaters with the signs, Mr. Harry Gould and Mr. Marsline K. Moore. There is typed text on the right with testimonials about the signs from the two men and Wally Akin. Above and below this ad are other partially visible pictures of theaters.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Postcard Ad for Sideshow

Description: Copy negative of an ad for sideshow attraction "Hopp the Frog Boy." At the top is a picture of the man with an unknown medical condition, and below is a paragraph about him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Postcard Ad for Store

Description: Copy negative of an ad for Uncle Ike Story's K-I-T store. He is pictured on the left, and there is a short paragraph on the right about his life and store.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Postcard, Building Exteriors

Description: Copy photograph of two images. The top image shows the Queen Hotel and syndicate building in Brady, Texas. The hotel and syndicate building are two-storey buildings facing a street. Horses are visible in the bottom left. The text at top says, "Queen Hotel and Syndicate Building, Brady, Texas." The bottom image shows a street scene in Brady, Texas. Pictured are the Central Drug Store, McGinnis Drug Co. and a grocery store. Several people can be seen standing outside the Central Drug Store. The text at top says, "Street Scene, Brady, Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Postcard for Canadian Bar

Description: Copy negative of a postcard with a portrait of a man identified as John Berryman. To the right of the portrait is the text, "The Excelsior Bar" line break, "John Berryman, Proprietor" line break, "Open Day and Night" line break "...Best Brands of... Wines, Liquors, and Cigars" line break, "112 Government Street Telephone 948 Opposite the Savoy Victoria, B. C." At the bottom of a postcard is an emblem that says "Typographical Victoria" and "Union Label."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Postcard from Alaska; Sled Dog Team

Description: Copy negative of people preparing to leave on a cross country trip in Alaska. There is one woman sitting under a blanket on a sled that is attached to a sled dog team. There is writing on the bottom half of the photograph with a description of events addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Perini. There is a building in the background to the right and snow on the ground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Postcard from Ristorante La Cistema

Description: Copy negative of a postcard from Ristorante La Cistema fron Rome, Italy. The art on it is of a man and woman at a well with trees in the background. At the bottom of the postcard is written, "Ristorante La Cistema, Roma, Via della Cisterna, 13 - Tel. 582.543 - 587.008."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Postcard of Brick Cottage]

Description: Postcard of several men on the porch of a brick cottage at Hardin-Simmons University. Three of the men hold wooden boards and acts as if they are going to hit another man on the behind.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
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Postcard of Cannon; Postcard of Weapons Magazine

Description: Copy photograph of two images. In the top image, several uniformed soldiers load a cannon. In the top left corner is a poem, which reads, "I'd like to load a gun like this/With a message and perhaps a kiss/To let you know how proud I am/That you have backed up Uncle Sam." The bottom image shows the weapons magazine of Fort Phantom Hill. The magazine is a small stone building. A cow walks in front. The bottom text reads, "Magazine at Fort Phantom Hill, near Abilene, Texas. Commanded by Robert E. Lee, in 1852. Mrs. L.B. Bradfield. Pub."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures of Abilene, Texas. The first is an illustration of a Texas Longhorn steer standing in a field with 9 ft. 6 in. wide horns. The second picture is of the Hilton hotel in Abilene, Texas with cars parked in the street and smaller buildings on the left and right in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of a printed page with information about the town of Abilene, Texas, including history, military, railroad, education, transportation, and medical care.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcards of Camp Barkeley in Abilene, Texas. The first is of the Red Cross Headquarters building. The second is of the field house building with cars parked in front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures of Abilene, Texas. The first is of some soldiers from Camp Barkeley in the woods with machine guns. The second picture is of a building at Hardin Simmons University with trees in front and cars parked on the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcards of Abilene, Texas. One is of the Wooten Hotel at night with other buildings behind it. The other is of the Abilene Senior High School building with landscaping in front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcards of Camp Barkeley in Abilene, Texas. The first picture is of the entrance to the camp with buildings and other structures. The second is of camp headquarters with a few buildings and a parking lot with cars.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of a postcard giving facts about the city of Abilene. Quotes are typed at the top left of the card, a place for a stamp at the top left, and the card is divided into two sections. War slogans are present at the bottom of the card. There is only text, no images.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard