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[Avenue G looking East at 2nd Street, Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of Avenue G looking East at 2nd Street, Rosenberg, Texas. Brick two-story business Gray and Son on left. Man on horse in middle of street. Buggy in foreground on street and next to left side. Rosenberg State Bank brick building on right.
Date: 1911
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Railroad yard looking West, Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the railroad yard looking West, Rosenberg, Texas. Man walking on tracks (away from camera). Part of a water tank to far right. Horses in pasture in front of a building in far left. Photo has blank (white) line across bottom and part of left side.
Date: 1911
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mill and Elevator Co. grain elevator in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the Mill and Elevator Co. grain elevator in Rosenberg, Texas. Three story tin building. Horse and wagon next to door. Bicycle leaning against building. Smoking tobacco advertisement on next building, far right.
Date: 1911
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Street car, Matamoros, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a streetcar drawn by a mule or donkey. The streetcar is being pulled along a track in the center of a street that is bordered by buildings. The picture shows Matamoros, Mexico across the border from Brownsville, Texas. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to "Miss Maria Sanchy" from "E. M." that reads, "Ni la ausencia y la distancia, ni el tiempo de no [v]erte; por ningunas sircustancias he de dejar de quererte, yours for ever." (Loosely: "Neither the absence and the distance, nor the time since I have seen you; under no circumstances have I stopped loving you.")
Date: August 14, 1911
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas]

Description: Postcard with a postmark from June 28, 1911 in Kansas City. The photograph on the front shows the Hamilton Hotel in Laredo, Texas before 1906. There is a letter written on the back of the postcard in pencil.
Date: June 28, 1911
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[To Greet You]

Description: Color postcard with a Christmas greeting. The text reads, "To Greet You, A Merry Christmas To Rosa Louise From Mr. & Mrs. Spinney." The correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Rosa Louise; Hope Santa has been good to you and sent you lots of pretty things. Lovingly Mrs. Spinney." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa L. Dill, 527 S. 18th St., Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Dec 23, 1911.
Date: 1911
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Yule-tide Greetings]

Description: Color postcard with an image of a young girl dressed in white with holly surrounding her. Below the image is the text, "Yule-tide Greetings." The correspondence on the back reads, "Dec 23rd, 1911, Dear Rosa may this be a joyful Xmas time to you. Hope Santa Claus has remembered you bountifully. You and Mama must come and see our baby niece Eugenia. Lovingly Ada and Ida Reed." The postcard is addressed to Rosa Louise Dill, 527 S. 18th, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Dec 23, 1911.
Date: 1911
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Photographic Postcard of a Woman

Description: Photographic postcard with a woman standing outdoors holding her bonnet in her hands. The woman had her hair pulled up and wears glasses. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Sister I am sending you something for Jans cabbage patch. Bess and her [ ] took it out in the back yard. You can see I was dressed up. How are you, have looked for a letter. So long will write soon, again am working today. with love, Dollie. Tell Ollie to look." It is addressed to Mrs. Martha Parks, Granbury, Texas and is postmarked Springfield, Missouri on September 12, 1911.
Date: c. 1911
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Alpine School]

Description: Postcard of a public school in Alpine, Texas. The students are posed outside the school. They range in age from small children to adolescents. A handwritten note on the front says, "Public School. Alpine, Tex." The card is dated March 17, 1911, and is addressed to Byron Avaut in Uvalde, Texas.
Date: March 17, 1911
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Scene of Disorder in Barracks after the Battle of Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a group of men and women observing the disarray of personal belongings within a courtyard after the Battle of Juarez. A variety of items, including clothing, blankets, hats, and crates are gathered into one large pile. Horses are in the background, behind the group.
Date: May 1911
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Residential Street Scene

Description: Postcard of a residential street scene featuring the T. W. Marse home, located at 104 W. Sixth Street, Taylor. Correspondence on the back in English.
Date: 1911
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Residential Street Scene

Description: Postcard of a residential street scene in Taylor, featuring the Colonel Bland home, located at 721 Davis Street. Correspondence on back in unknown language.
Date: 1911
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Christian Church in Taylor

Description: Postcard of the Christian Church in Taylor. There is correspondence on the back and front in English.
Date: 1911
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Postcard of the Fredericksburg Court House and Park]

Description: Postcard of the Fredericksburg, Texas Court House and Park. On the back written in blue pen is "Summer 1911" and "Augusta Gibson married Harne Miles later." Written in pencil is "Here is the picture of one side of our town. How do you like it? I think we have a beautiful location for a town if could only have a R.R."
Date: 1911
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Main Street, Trinidad, Colorado]

Description: Postcard looking northeast on Main Street in Trinidad, Colorado. A number of buildings are visible on either side of the road including a building on the left with a sign that says "Mansbach - Pool and Billiards" and the First National Bank on the right (5-story stone building). A number of pedestrians are walking on the sidewalks and a number of horse-drawn and motor vehicles are parked on either side of the street, with trolley rails and cables running down the center. The postcard is post marked from Trinidad, Colorado, July 7, 1911 and is addressed to Mrs. Henry Horne, Hallowell, Maine.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Horne, Walter. H., 1883-1921
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Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Battle of Ciudad Juárez, 1911]

Description: Postcard image of a group of unidentified people standing in front of a destroyed building in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico sometime after the 1911 Battle for Ciudad Juárez. The 1911 Battle for Ciudad Juárez was led Francisco Madero who defeated the Mexican Federal Army, led by Mexican General Juan Navarro, who occupied Ciudad Juárez. General Juan Navarro had approximately 700 Mexican men under his command. Francisco "Pancho" Villa and Pascual Orozco both commanded the Revolutionary Armies that "took back" Ciudad Juárez from the occupying Mexican Federal Army and President Porfirio Díaz. The building in this image was one of the buildings that was used by Mexican General Juan Navarro as part of his headquarters during his occupation of the City of Juarez. Several Anglo men and boys, as well as Anglo women, can be seen in the image along with a few Mexican Insurrectos. This building has suffered extensive canon fire damage, leaving the large gaping hole, along with many bullet holes on the exterior wall. There are no details for the names of the people.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Battle of Ciudad Juárez, 1911]

Description: Postcard image of an adobe building destroyed by artillery during the 1911 Battle of Ciudad Juárez. Six Mexican Revolutionaries or Insurrectos are mounted on their horses and stop to pose for a picture in front of this building. The address of the building is unknown however it is down the road from the old Juarez Post Office. The exterior wall is dotted with small and large bullet holes that are the result of Revolutionary rifles and canons blasting away at this building. We have no information in our archives about the exact identities of the Mexican men in this picture. Most of the Mexicans are holding rifles and some also have on bandolier or bandolero bullet belts across their chests. This image is similar to postcards WH-PC-192-033; WH-PC 192-032; and WH PC 192-041 which are also part of the Walter H. Horne postcard collection. This building was one of the buildings that was used by Mexican General Juan Navarro during the Battle of Juarez. General Navarro would eventually be overpowered by the combined Revolutionary Armies of Francisco "Pancho" Villa and Pascual Orozco.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Battle of Ciudad Juárez, 1911]

Description: Postcard image of an adobe building destroyed by artillery during the 1911 Battle of Ciudad Juárez. Six Mexican Revolutionaries or Insurrectos are mounted on their horses and stop to pose for a picture in front of this building. The address of the building is unknown however it is down the road from the old Juarez Post Office. The exterior wall is dotted with small and large bullet holes that are the result of Revolutionary rifles and canons blasting away at this building. We have no information in our archives about the exact identities of the Mexican men in this picture. Most of the Mexicans are holding rifles and some also have on bandolier or bandolero bullet belts across their chests. This image is similar to postcards WH-PC-192-033; WH-PC 192-032; and WH PC 192-041 which are also part of the Walter H. Horne postcard collection. This building was one of the buildings that was used by Mexican General Juan Navarro during the Battle of Juarez. General Navarro would eventually be overpowered by the combined Revolutionary Armies of Francisco "Pancho" Villa and Pascual Orozco.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Battle of Ciudad Juárez, 1911]

Description: Postcard image of a destroyed adobe building in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. This adobe building is riddled with bullet holes and the structure has also sustained severe damage from heavy canon fire. Part of the adobe brick wall has crumbled onto the sidewalk and onto the street. The damage resulted from the Battle of Ciudad Juárez, 1911. Many tourist, most likely tourist from El Paso, Texas, can be seen assessing and exploring the damage to this building. Most of the women here are wearing decorative fancy hats and the men are wearing jackets and hats as well. A man and a woman are seen walking away from the building - middle - right of the image. The man is wearing a straw boater type hat and the woman is wearing a wide brimmed dark hat. The woman wears a tie and she is also wearing sun glasses. This postcard is related to postcards WH-PC-192-033 and postcard WH-PC-192-030 also part of this collection.
Date: September 28, 1911
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Longview Confederate Monument Unveiling]

Description: Photographic postcard of the unveiling of the Confederate Monument at Bodie Park in Longview, Texas. There is a crowd of people gathered around the monument, and there are unidentified buildings in the background.
Date: June 3, 1911
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Postcard from J. E. Silcrest to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 1, 1911]

Description: Postcard from J. E. Silcrest to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front is a picture of a city park. There is grass at the front and pathways going through the park. There is a flag sailing from a post on the right side and is surrounded by colorful flowers. The back of the picture and the left side of it are lined with trees. Shrubs are spaced out in front of the trees and form a border. On the back, Silcrest wrote that he was proud of their park.
Date: May 1, 1911
Creator: Silrest, J. E.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from L. E. C. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 28, 1911]

Description: Postcard from L. E. C. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The photo on the front is a group of people swimming in the water by Corpus Christi. They are all wearing dark swimsuits and near one of the people is a post in the water. The female swimmers are wearing white caps. On the back, L. E. C. wrote that she wished Junia was with them and that her mother would be home soon.
Date: April 28, 1911
Creator: Osterhout, Junia
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 9, 1911]

Description: Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout discussing Lillian's recent trip home. She apologizes for not being able to see them while she was there, but her mother was sick. There is a picture of the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas on the front, and the description printed on the back says "This is the original Parish Church and the oldest of all these Spanish Mission churches which was erected by public subscription in 1732, and it was on the roof of this building that Santa Anna mounted his cannon in besieging the Alamo in 1836. The postcard is addressed to Misses Ora and Junia Osterhout in Belton, Texas, and it is postmarked San Antonio, January 9, 1911.
Date: January 9, 1911
Creator: Graves, Lillian
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard of a Boat on Clear Creek]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph on the front of a boat party on Clear Creek. The boat belonged to Luke Johnson and was a new acquisition at the time the photograph was taken. Johnson's party are dressed in festive attire.
Date: 1911
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library