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[Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Hamilton Hotel in before the top floors were added and before the cyclone of 1906 that destroyed the balconies. On the back of the postcard there is a letter addressed to Mrs. J. J. Duffy (Aunt Katie) from Alex discussing current news and relatives.
Date: January 23, 1910
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Santa and Child]

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting Santa Claus and a small child. He holds a sack in his hands and the child holds fruit and gifts in its hands. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Baby, A Merry X'mas & Happy New Year to Your Mud, Daddy & yourself. From Big Erloo, Erloo, and Baby Dorothy." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 528 Mill St. Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Dec 23, 1908.
Date: December 23, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 23, 1913]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has a photo of a man and women standing by a horse drawn carriage. The woman is standing with one hand on the seat of the carriage and is wearing a white dress and a white hat. The man is standing beside her with a hand on his hat and is wearing a white shirt, tie, and slacks. In the background are branches and leaves that cover the sky. On the back, Rose wrote to decline Junia's invitation somewhere.
Date: May 23, 1913
Creator: Osterhout, Junia
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Ora Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, July 23, 1891]

Description: Postcard from Ora Osterhout to her father, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing what she has been doing in Fort Worth, Texas. On the back, it is addressed to Mr. J. P. Osterhout in Belton, Bell Co., Texas, and it is postmarked Fort Worth, Texas, July 23, 1891.
Date: July 23, 1891
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Douglas M. Herrera to John Herrera - September 23, 1968]

Description: Postcard sent to John J. Herrera, Mike, and Shep in Houston, Texas from John's son, Douglas M. Herrera in Mexico. Text: "23 Sept 68, Dear Dad, Mike, Shep, San Luis is a pretty pace, muchas bonitas mujeres but I'm itching to get to la Ciudad D. F. So I'm catching the 11:30 A.M. bus out tomorrow so I can register for classes & begin the next day. Having a Corona on you all fellas. Wish me luck, I need it. DMH." The front of the postcard has images of four buildings in San Luis Potosi, identified on the reverse as Teatro de La Paz/La Paz Theatre, Plaza de los Fundadores/The Founders Square, La Caja del Agua/The Water Box, and Palacio de Gubierno/Government Palace.
Date: September 23, 1968
Creator: Herrera, Douglas M.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, March 23, 1886]

Description: Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, Paul Osterhout, regarding requests from others that he was passing along. A doctor wanted Paul to look up where and for how much he could obtain a couple of books. The doctor was also waiting on Paul to let him know what the cost would be to get to where he was.
Date: March 23, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Postcard: Flaco Jimenez Benefit Concert]

Description: Postcard inviting the recipient to attend the album release of Buena Suerte, SeƱorita by Flaco Jimenez. The concert benefited the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and was held on May 23rd, 1996. The front of the postcard includes a photograph of a man playing an accordion while standing in front of a train. The man looks up at the sky while a woman leans against the train.
Date: May 23, 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard to Johnie Louise Bruyere, December 23, 1928]

Description: A postcard addressed to Johnie Louise Bruyere. The front has a drawing of two girls, one sitting on a sled and the other pulling her. They wear heavy winter clothing, and the ground is covered in snow. There are houses, fences, and bare trees in the background. It reads: "Christmas Greetings. I hope Santa Claus/Before he goes back/Will stop at your house/And empty his pack."
Date: December 23, 1928
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from Loraine Buie to Johnie Louise Bruyere, December 23, 1926]

Description: A postcard from Loraine Buie to Johnie Louise Bruyere on December 23, 1926. The front of the card has a drawing of a holly branch with red berries, a red bow, and a lit red wax candle. It reads: "Christmas Wishes. A Happy Christmas and New Year/A heartfelt wish and most sincere." The note on the other side reads "I hope you will have a very happy Xmas and a happy New Year. Loraine Buie."
Date: December 23, 1926
Creator: Buie, Loraine
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Girl Diving]

Description: Postcard of a girl in a yellow dress diving into water. Text on the front of the postcard says: "Down she goes, Galveston Texas." Handwritten message on the back of the postcard expresses Sam Rayburn's desire for Lou Rayburn to be with him on his trip.
Date: February 23, 1909
Creator: Rayburn, Sam
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of The White House on a Winter's Night]

Description: Postcard of the White House on a snowy night lit only by lamps near the entrance. The scene is described as "Washington, D. C., The White House on a Winter's Night." The letter on the back reads, "Hello Mamie, Isn't this pretty? I guess you are going to school now. I am crazy to get home + ride in our auto + Is Miss Austin going to teach in the same place this year - With love to all - Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 23, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Mistletoe Frame Around Christmas Wish]

Description: Postcard of a picture frame decorated with mistletoe which surrounds a branch of mistletoe and the words "To wish you a Merry Christmas." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin City."
Date: December 23, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bird's Eye View of Salt Lake City]

Description: Postcard of a town as seen from an aerial view, further described as "This is a most remarkable picture as seen from the eye of the bird man. It shows most of the historical points of interest and many new ones. In the foreground are the "Mormon" Temple Square, the Hotel Utah, the Lion and Beehive Houses, the new Church Office building, Z. C. M. I. and other business houses. In the center are the L. D. S. Buildings and in the distance the Utah State Capitol." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 23, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Woman Wreathed by Mistletoe]

Description: Postcard of a woman with a feathered hat and fur scarf surrounded by mistletoe leaves with the words "A Merry Christmas" written below. On the back, the letter reads, "I know you all are having one mare good old time. Wish I could be there & keep enjoying it all "John." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 23, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Paul Revere's Tombstone]

Description: Postcard of a graveyard with the tombstone of Paul Revere, who was born in Boston, January 1744 and died May 1815. The right side of the postcard has a note that reads, "8/22/7 Hope you have had a dandy summer Ida H. S." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Huntington, West Virginia."
Date: August 23, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Jack of Diamonds]

Description: Postcard of a Jack of Diamonds playing card pasted on a postcard with the words "Is this him? H. H. 11-23-11" written below. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 23, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Holly Design]

Description: Postcard of two leaves of holly with red berries joined by two green lines. The text reads, "I'd like you to save one Christmas thought for me," with the initials "WRC." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin City."
Date: December 23, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Post Office in Texarkana]

Description: Postcard of a two story brick building with a brown tiled roof and two men in white shirts, one standing on the sidewalk and another riding a horse drawn cart. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Texas."
Date: October 23, 1916
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum