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[Woman in Arab Costume Dress]

Description: Photograph of a woman (possibly Virginia Farmer) in Arab costume dress kneeling on a stage floor. The dress is light colored and has patches of glitter. The bodice is also glittery and shows the woman's belly. A scarf tied around her face covers her nose, mouth, and chin.
Date: November 27, 1948
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Inside of an Outhouse]

Description: Photograph of the wooden interior of an outhouse. A stack of papers is set to the left of the toilet, and a mirror is propped on the ledge above. "Joe Clark, H.B.S.S." is signed in the lower right corner.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Stephen F. Austin to Lorenzo de Zavala, Minister of the Treasury

Description: Transcribing his communication to the political chief of Texas relative to forwarding his map of Texas to the president of Mexico. Indicates that a copy of the map in English had been sent to Philadelphia for publication but that the version sent to Mexico was more complete and accurate. 7/23/1829 126/4, p. 34
Date: July 23, 1829
Creator: Austin, S. F. (Stephen F.)
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Postcard of General View of Sam Houston Home and Grounds]

Description: Postcard of three wooden buildings with stone chimneys from across a still body of water. The edge reads, "General View of Sam Houston Home and Grounds." The back of the postcard adds, "Kitchen, Houston Home, Houston's Law Office. In the foreground, Lake Oolooteekah. In the background, pecan tree planted by General Houston, 1847."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Camelback Inn]

Description: Postcard of a white building with a circular drive, cacti growing from the garden, and a man and woman walking down the driveway. The back of the postcard adds, "Uniquely Southwestern in its architecture, Camelback Inn, near Phoenix, Arizona, is said to be one of the world's most distinctive resorts. Here is its striking approach to the unusual main building. Season, October to May for 160 American plan guests."
Date: unknown
Creator: Lollesgard Specialty Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Entrance of Bellingrath Gardens]

Description: Postcard of red Azalea Shrubs sprouting in front of a building with a grey tiled roof. The top edge of the postcard reads "Scene in Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Ala." The back of the postcard adds, "The Bellingrath Gardens are located on Picturesque Isle-Aux-Oies-River, about 17 miles from Mobile on U. S. Highway 90. The natural beauty of this estate is made more beautiful by the thousands of Azalea Shrubs, which burst into bloom the latter part of February. At the height of the flowering season the blooms completely hide the limbs and leaves of these plants. Solid masses of flowers in shades of white, pink, salmon, red, orange and cerise. This garden ranks well up among the twelve most beautiful gardens of the United States."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Man-Made Waterfall in Bellingrath Gardens]

Description: Postcard of a decorative waterfall created by stone. White, yellow, orange, and pink flowers bloom around the edges while red Azaleas grow from multiple stone pots placed on the waterfall. The top edge of the postcard reads "Scene in Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Ala." The back of the postcard adds, "The Bellingrath Gardens are located on Picturesque Isle-Aux-Oies-River, about 17 miles from Mobile on U. S. Highway 90. The natural beauty of the estate is made more beautiful by the thousands of Azalea Shrubs, which burst into bloom the latter part of February. At the height of the flowering season the blooms completely hide the limbs and leaves of these plants. Solid masses of flowers in shades of white, pink, salmon, red, orange and cerise. This garden ranks well up among the twelve most beautiful gardens of the United States."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Wrigley Residence on Mt. Ada, Avalon]

Description: Postcard of a hill full of blooming flowers with a concrete stairway cutting through, leading to the three story yellow building with a brown roof and American flag flying from a pole. The top edge of the postcard describes the scene as "The Wrigley Residence on Mt. Ada, Avalon - Catalina Island, California."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Roses at Bellingrath Gardens]

Description: Postcard of a red rose bush at the center of a circular walkabout. The top edge of the postcard describes the scene as "Scene in Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Ala." The back of the postcard adds, "The Bellingrath Gardens are located on Picturesque Isle-Aux-Oies-River, about 17 miles from Mobile on U. S. Highway 90. The natural beauty of this estate is made more beautiful by the thousands of Azalea Shrubs, which burst into bloom the latter part of February. At the height of the flowering season the blooms completely hide the limbs and leaves of these plants. Solid masses of flowers in shades of white, pink, salmon, red, orange and cerise. This garden ranks well up among the twelve most beautiful gardens of the United States."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Times Square]

Description: Postcard of Times Square lit by the neon signs of many businesses against the night sky. On the back, more is added. "Times Square, known throughout the world as "The Great White Way" is the magnet and high spot of New York. Here millions of people seek entertainment in the many theatres, night clubs, restaurants, etc."
Date: unknown
Creator: Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bellingrath Gardens]

Description: Postcard of large flowering bushes of salmon, red, light blue and pink blooms. The top edge of the postcard describes the scene as "Scene in Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Ala." The back of the postcard adds, "The Bellingrath Gardens are located on Picturesque Isle-Aux-Oies-River, about 17 miles from Mobile on U. S. Highway 90. The natural beauty of this estate is made more beautiful by the thousands of Azalea Shrubs, which burst into bloom the latter part of February. At the height of the flowering season the blooms completely hide the limbs and leaves of these plants. Solid masses of flowers in shades of white, pink, salmon, red, orange, and cerise. This garden ranks well up among the twelve most beautiful gardens of the United States."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bluff at Corpus Christi]

Description: Postcard of a highway scaling the hill upon which the Corpus Christi skyline continues behind a row of palm trees. The back of the postcard adds, "The Bluff at Corpus Christi, Texas as viewed from the north. The buildings pictured are modern office buildings and hotels with the Corpus Christi Cathedral at the extreme left. The Bluff is beautifully landscaped and separates Downtown Corpus Christi from the business and residential section on "The Hill." "
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Mirror Lake in Bellingrath Gardens]

Description: Postcard of a lake so still that it reflects the trees and bushes lining the edge. Two red Azalea Shrubs are in full bloom. The top edge of the postcard describes the scene as "Mirror Lake in Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Ala." The back of the postcard adds, "The Bellingrath Gardens are located on Picturesque Isle-Aux-Oies-River, about 17 miles from Mobile on U. S. Highway 90. The natural beauty of this estate is made more beautiful by the thousands of Azalea Shrubs, which burst into bloom the latter part of February. At the height of the flowering season the blooms completely hide the limbs and leaves of these plants. Solid masses of flowers in shades of white, pink, salmon, red, orange and cerise. This garden ranks well up among the twelve most beautiful gardens of the United States."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Grand Caverns of Grand Canyon]

Description: Postcard of stalagmites and stalactites in a cavern, described on the back of the postcard as "The perpendicular walls here rise to a height of 90 ft. with a depth of over 300 ft., making a scene of unparalleled grandeur and beauty, 200 ft. below the surface at this point."
Date: unknown
Creator: Commercial Chrome
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum