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[Postcard of Flagstaff Hotel at Galveston Island]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the Gulf of Mexico with a pier upon which a parking lot, hotel, and swimming pool are built. The back of the postcard adds, "Flagship Hotel over Gulf of Mexico Galveston Island, Texas Every room overlooks surf. Private balconies, entertainment nightly, complimentary cocktail hour, mourning newspaper, night time snack. International buffet breakfast. Outstanding steak, seafood cuisine. One of the Southwest's outstanding resort hotels. 25th Beach, Galveston. (713) 762-8691 Houston (713) 488-2555."
Date: unknown

[Postcard of Galveston Seawall]

Description: Postcard of the elevated wall upon which the city of Galveston is built, with ships sailing in the distance. The edge of the postcard reads, "Seawall, Galveston, Texas." The back of the postcard adds, "Galveston Seawall, Galveston, Texas The Seawall is a massive structure of concrete and stone, rising 17 feet above sea level. The entire city has been filled in to the level of the top of the wall. Extending 5 miles along the edge of the Gulf of Mexico the top of the seawall forms a beautiful promenade boulevard that attracts visitors from all parts of the world."
Date: unknown

[Postcard of Hotel Galvez]

Description: Postcard of a six story building with orange roofing and short palm trees on the courtyard. The edge of the postcard reads, "Overlooking the great Galveston Seawall and Gulf of Mexico Hotel Galvez, $1,000,000 Beach Hotel, one of the many prominent features for which Galveston is noted."
Date: unknown

[Postcard of Hotel Galvez 2]

Description: Postcard of a six story building with orange roofing and short palm trees on the courtyard. The edge of the postcard reads, "Overlooking the great Galveston Seawall and Gulf of Mexico Hotel Galvez, $1,000,000 Beach Hotel, one of the many prominent features for which Galveston is noted."
Date: unknown

[Postcard of Hotel Galvez Seaside Resort]

Description: Postcard of a red six story building with red roofing at the edge of the coast, where many people play in the surf at the beach. The back of the postcard adds, "Hotel Galvez Galveston, Texas "Texas' Finest Seaside Resort Hotel" "An Affiliated National Hotel" A dignified resort overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Near amusement center, yet quiet and restful. Fronting safe, clean beach. Large, spacious lobby and sun rooms. Coffee Shop and open air dining terrace. Excellent food."
Date: unknown

[Postcard of Oleanders in Bloom]

Description: Postcard of a tree with pink and white blooms. The letter on the back reads, "Sorry I won't get to see all of you before leaving for the winter - Expect to go to San Angelo next week - Put a substitute for us in the club and for goodness sake don't forget me for I hope to get back to that town some day - With best to you and your mother. Adelaide." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin + 3rd Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 18, 1916

[Postcard of Promenade on Seal Wall in Galveston]

Description: Postcard of a group of finely dressed people walking along the coast between the sea wall and the ocean. The scene is described as "Greeting from Galveston, Texas Promenade on Sea Wall and Beach Galveston." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 65 Beach St. Charlotte, N. Y."
Date: August 6, 1909

[Postcard of Seawall in Galveston]

Description: Postcard of the concrete seawall raising the road several feet above the beach. A man stands behind the railing looking at a couple walking along the rail further down the road. The scene is described as "Sea wall and Boulevard, Galveston, Texas." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 1, 1910

[Postcard of the Galveston Court House]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a section of Galveston from a bird's eye view. On the right corner is a city park. To the left of the park is a road and along the road are houses. On the top right corner is printed: "Greeting from Galveston Texas." Underneath the image is printed: "General View Looking West from Court House." Credit is given to Chas Daferner for being the publisher. The handwritten text along the image says, "Dear Mamie, Hope you are not mad at me for not writing to you. We are going to come around a week. Tell all the kids hello, L.P." The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie in Beaumont, Texas.
Date: 1906