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"Arkansaw" Postcard

Description: Silly photographic postcard depicting two men seated in a carriage pulled by a mule. They are outside of a small log cabin that has signs on it reading, "Arkansaw Traveler Hotel" and "A Vacant Room Up Stairs". There are signs on the carriage reading, "Arkansaw Traveler", "Home or Bust" and "I don't know where I am going but I am on my way". Correspondence on the back reads, "1/26/22 I will be driving that way in a few days No use to walk when you can ride. J.P. Shaw" It is addressed to Miss Perry Shaw in Dara, Ala and is postmarked Hot Springs, Arkansas on Jan 27, 1922.
Date: 1922~
Partner: Log Cabin Village

Teresa Campos Family

Description: Photographic postcard picturing the nieces and nephews of Teresa Campos (L-R) Fred Ortega, age 4; Fransica Ortega, age 5; Enedina Martinez (sitting); Nena Ortega, age 2; Maria Martinez Ortega (Enedina's daughter); and Fransico, age 6. They are at their house in Ruidosa, Texas.
Date: 1922~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Card in Memory of Hilda Hanson]

Description: Copyrighted cream, black, and gold card "In Loving Remembrance" of Hilda Hanson that states the dates of her life and features Victorian illustrations of doves, wreathed flowers, and a book with feather pens, along with the bannered epitaph "Gone but not forgotten" above a brief poem.
Date: 1922~
Creator: Wendell, H. F.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[West side of square]

Description: Postcard of the West side of the square in Wellington, Texas. There are multiple stores along a dirt road. There is a horse-drawn wagon in front of the grocery store on the left side of the photograph.
Date: June 26, 1922
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Postcard from Louise and Dorothy Lee to Johnie Louise Bruyere, December 22, 1920]

Description: A postcard addressed to Johnie Louise Bruyere. The front has a drawing of six babies dressed as Santa climbing over a wooden trunk and packing up presents into a sack. One of the babies is asleep next to the sack, and another has fallen head first into the trunk. It reads: "All through the year kind wishes I've safely stored away, For Santa Claus to bring to you on Christmas Day." The note on the back reads "We hope that Old Santa is good to you."
Date: December 22, 1922
Creator: Lee, Louise & Lee, Dorothy
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Street in Colorado City]

Description: Early street scenes of Colorado City, Mitchell County, Texas. The streets are all dirt roads and the picture was shot in the street, and looks down through the town. Many buildings can be seen in the distance, and power lines run down the road into town. Caption on the image reads "Colorado, Texas Newsom Photo 27."
Date: 1922
Creator: Newsom Photo
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[West Texas Refinery}

Description: Postcard of an oil refinery in west Texas there are train tracks in front of the refinery one with nothing on it in the front and the other one with five rail tank cars stopped in front of the refinery. The writing on the photo reads: "West Texas Refinery. Newsom Photo. Colorado, Tex. 41." The hand writing on the back reads of the post card: "1922 - Colorado City W. J. Classen Tex. We use the West Texas all the time & it's really good."
Date: 1922~
Creator: Photo, Newsom
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame