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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

[Photograph of Men Shaking Hands]

Description: Photograph of two men shaking hands. Both men are wearing glasses and dark-colored suits. The man on the left has a flower in his lapel and is wearing a tie with a geometric pattern. The man on the right has a button in his lapel and is wearing a bow tie.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Postcard of Bluebonnet Field]

Description: Postcard of a field of bluebonnets broken only by the growth of cactus and trees. The bottom edge of the postcard describes the scene as "Bluebonnets - The State Flower of Texas." The back of the postcard adds, "Bluebonnets - The state flower of Texas Blue Bonnet is the state flower of Texas and blooms in the spring. When in bloom, it is one of the most beautiful sights to be seen, a gorgeous field of blue."
Date: unknown
Creator: Ellison
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Blooming Bushes]

Description: Postcard of salmon colored blooms of the Azalea bushes between two trees bearing green growth. 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 Bedroom General Sam Houston]

Description: Postcard of a four post wooden bed next to a fireplace with a full mantle and gun mounted on the wall, a rocking crib and rocking chair with an animal skin at the center of the wooden room. The bottom edge of the postcard reads "Bedroom of General Sam Houston." The back of the postcard adds, "Sam Houston Home and Grounds General Sam Houston, Commander-in-Chief of the Texas Army in 1836, President of the Republic of Texas, Governor of the states of Tennessee and Texas, United States Senator. General Houston lived in Huntsville, Texas, during his last years. His grave is in the city cemetery."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bellingrath Flowers]

Description: Postcard of three red flowers, a white flower, and two white and red swirled flowers set on a table. 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 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 Bellingrath Gardens on Isle-Aux-Oies-River]

Description: Postcard of red flowering bushes along a small stream. 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 Colorful Stone Path in Bellingrath Gardens]

Description: Postcard of a stone path made of many colorful stones cutting through the courtyard where salmon Azaleas spring to life, a red rose bush grows, and a wooden cabin sits. The 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 St. Anthony Hotel's Peacock Alley]

Description: Postcard of red rugs breaking up the white floor, colorful chairs of red, blue, and green, with green curtains. The chandeliers hold candles and strings of white crystals. The back of the postcard describes the scene as, "The St. Anthony - San Antonio's largest, completely and continuously air-conditioned hotel. Conveniently located. Motor Lobby-Garage within hotel, with registration desk and direct elevator service to each floor. Parking is FREE for registered transient guests. Pictured on the reverse side is the richly furnished Peacock Alley."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of St. Anthony Sun Garden Roof]

Description: Postcard of many reclining sun chairs shaded by umbrellas on the wooden deck of the St. Anthony hotel. Bright yellow edges decorate the postcard, with a sun and a woman relaxing under an umbrella on the beach in two corners. The edges read "St. Anthony Sun Garden Roof One of the distinctive features of St. Anthony in San Antonio." The back of the postcard adds, "The St. Anthony - San Antonio's largest, completely and continuously air-conditioned hotel. Conveniently located. Auto-Lobby-Garage within hotel with registration desk and direct elevator service to each floor."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Villa Camille]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the the many red-topped buildings that built the Villa Camille. The back of the postcard reads, "Villa Camille Hunt, Texas Low Pollen Count - Elevation 2000 Ft. A year-round resort in Texas' famed Hill Country, where each season is blessed with nature's best. Noted for its fabulous food...friendly, informal social life...and special activities for children. Ultra-modern accommodations in an atmosphere of rustic charm. Ideal too for small conventions, meetings and institutes (up to 140 people). Write for information. On the Scenic Guadalupe River."
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 Group Sitting In Shade at Sun Garden Roof]

Description: Postcard of a mixed group of people enjoying the sun at the Sun Roof Garden, umbrellas spread and flowers blooming. The back of the postcard adds, "The St. Anthony - San Antonio's largest, completely and continuously air-conditioned hotel. Conveniently located. Motor-Lobby-Garage within hotel, with registration desk and direct elevator service to each floor. Parking is FREE for registered transient guests. Pictured on reverse side is the Sun Garden Roof."
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