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[Postcard of Bear Lake]

Description: Postcard of a still lake with pine trees lining the shore at the base of a mountain range, described as "Bear Lake (Alt. 9,550 Ft.) Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Long's Peak (Alt. 14,255 Ft.) and Glacier Gorge in Background." The message on the back reads, "Dear Aunt Mamie I have picked up this pen to tell you that we are having a wonderful time. Wish you were with us your loving niece, Northcall." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Mamie Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 6, 1946

[Postcard of Collage of Western Scenes]

Description: Postcard of three film strips, each with three pictures. The first strip from top to bottom is a fisherman casting his reel, a herd of cattle, and a blue-cast mountain. The second film strip has gold and green trees against a blue-cast mountain, and a dark skyline. The third has a blue mountain beyond a green treeline on the edge of a lake, and rolling green hills. Obscuring the bottom two scenes are obscured by a sketch of the Cosmopolitan Hotel. At the bottom, the postcard adds " "Host of the West" Cosmopolitan Hotel Denver, Colorado."
Date: unknown

[Postcard of Colorado State Flower]

Description: Postcard of a pair of flowers with five violet petals around five white petals. The letter begins with the date and place, "Boulder, Col. July 6 1906." It continues with, "Dear Mamie I guess you think I am dead for not writing but I was so busy the week before I left that I did not have time to write + we are so busy here going all the time that I don't think I will be able to write to you this summer. It is very cold here. We are going to climb the mountain this afternoon. You must write to me while I am here. Jassie Polk Address Chautauqua Grounds Boulder, Col." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: July 8, 1906

[Postcard of Manitou]

Description: Postcard of rolling hills in the distance with a sparsely populated valley between and a winding asphalt road. Below the picture, the postcard describes the view as "Manitou from Serpentine Drive, Manitou, Colo." On the back, the postcard adds, "Manitou from Serpentine Drive Situated at the foot of Pikes Peak nearly surrounded by high mountains lies Manitou, where all the springs in the Pikes Peak region are located. This water is bottled and used as table water, also used for bathing purposes. The finest and most modern Bath House in the United States is located in the center of the town. In this building is the famous and original Manitou Soda Spring at which water is served free to the public."
Date: unknown

[Postcard of The Cosmopolitan]

Description: Postcard of a multistory brick building on a busy street, described further on the back as "Hotel Cosmopolitan Denver, Colorado 460 Rooms with Bath, Opened June 5, 1926. The largest and finest hotel in the State. One bock from all car lines. The leading hotel of Denver." The message on the front and back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 26, 1934