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View of Seventeenth Street, Denver

Description: Color postcard picturing a view of Seventeenth Street in Denver, Colorado. Brick buildings line the street where pedestrians and carriages pass by. Handwritten on the front. "Aug 1-06. Dear Rosa: We walked down this beautiful street this morning. Do you suppose we felt as small as those people look? With Love, Nellie." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. it is postmarked Denver, Colorado.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Tushaquint, Indian Chief

Description: Color postcard with a picture of Indian Chief, Tushaquint wearing his native costume, including a large headdress of feathers. It is a "Souvenir of the Rocky Mountains" postcard. Written on the front, "From the heart of the Rockies we send you greetings, Sam and [ ]" It is addressed to Mr and Mrs. Alfred Bassano, S. Mill Street, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Dec. 20, 1909.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[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
Location Info:
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Women Riding Mules in Colorado]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of three women riding mules near a waterfall in Colorado. Two of the women are identified as Elizabeth "Bessie" Causey Miles and Lucy Sleeper Miles. The antlers of a deer are visible directly behind the women.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Mount Manitou Park]

Description: Photographic postcard of several Longview, Texas families riding the scenic incline to Mount Manitou, Colorado.
Date: 1909
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Postcard of Pueblo Gold and Country Club]

Description: Postcard of the Pueblo Golf and Country Club in Pueblo, Colorado. A printed note below the picture says "Pueblo, a Thriving City With a Lasting Prosperity." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard, addressed to Mrs. Edward Bartley and Miss Lou Rayburn says, "I met Mr. and Mrs. Chapman at a big party given in their honor. They asked to be remembered to you. I have had so many lonely mt. trips - it is beautiful here and so cool. Lois Meade."
Date: August 1951
Creator: Meade, Lois
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Manitou]

Description: Postcard of rolling hills in the distance with a sparsely populated valley between and a winding asphalt road. Below the picture, the postcard describes the view as "Manitou from Serpentine Drive, Manitou, Colo." On the back, the postcard adds, "Manitou from Serpentine Drive Situated at the foot of Pikes Peak nearly surrounded by high mountains lies Manitou, where all the springs in the Pikes Peak region are located. This water is bottled and used as table water, also used for bathing purposes. The finest and most modern Bath House in the United States is located in the center of the town. In this building is the famous and original Manitou Soda Spring at which water is served free to the public."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Collage of Western Scenes]

Description: Postcard of three film strips, each with three pictures. The first strip from top to bottom is a fisherman casting his reel, a herd of cattle, and a blue-cast mountain. The second film strip has gold and green trees against a blue-cast mountain, and a dark skyline. The third has a blue mountain beyond a green treeline on the edge of a lake, and rolling green hills. Obscuring the bottom two scenes are obscured by a sketch of the Cosmopolitan Hotel. At the bottom, the postcard adds " "Host of the West" Cosmopolitan Hotel Denver, Colorado."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Cosmopolitan]

Description: Postcard of a multistory brick building on a busy street, described further on the back as "Hotel Cosmopolitan Denver, Colorado 460 Rooms with Bath, Opened June 5, 1926. The largest and finest hotel in the State. One bock from all car lines. The leading hotel of Denver." The message on the front and back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 26, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Brown Palace Hotel at Night]

Description: Postcard of a nine story brown hotel at night, described as "Brown Palace Hotel by Night, Denver, Colo." The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Texas."
Date: June 27, 1914
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Tilden Health School]

Description: Postcard of a large three story brick building with white accents behind the treeline along the sidewalk. Below the picture, the postcard describes it as "Building No. 2. The Tilden Health School, Denver, Colorado."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bear Lake]

Description: Postcard of a still lake with pine trees lining the shore at the base of a mountain range, described as "Bear Lake (Alt. 9,550 Ft.) Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Long's Peak (Alt. 14,255 Ft.) and Glacier Gorge in Background." The message on the back reads, "Dear Aunt Mamie I have picked up this pen to tell you that we are having a wonderful time. Wish you were with us your loving niece, Northcall." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Mamie Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 6, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Tilden Health School Apartments]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick building with columns near the entrance, with white accents. Below the picture, the postcard describes it as "Building No. 1 - Apartments, Tilden Health School, Denver, Colorado."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Gateway to Garden of the Gods]

Description: Postcard of the mountain and rocky cliffs surrounding a snowy meadow. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 3, 1918
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Colorado State Flower]

Description: Postcard of a pair of flowers with five violet petals around five white petals. The letter begins with the date and place, "Boulder, Col. July 6 1906." It continues with, "Dear Mamie I guess you think I am dead for not writing but I was so busy the week before I left that I did not have time to write + we are so busy here going all the time that I don't think I will be able to write to you this summer. It is very cold here. We are going to climb the mountain this afternoon. You must write to me while I am here. Jassie Polk Address Chautauqua Grounds Boulder, Col." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: July 8, 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Charley Douglas]

Description: Postcard of Charley Douglas, a young man wearing a suit and tie. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter describing the vehicle in the picture as a combination chemical and hose truck number 2. The photograph shows the truck rolling down a street in Colorado Springs during a parade and decorated with streamers and flags; also there are around ten firemen standing or sitting on the truck as it travels down the street.
Date: [1907..1912]
Creator: Lynch, Frank L.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Frank L. Lynch to George Pendexter reminding Pendexter that he has not forgot about him. Lynch mentions that the vehicle in the photograph is truck number 1 riding through a parade in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The buildings on the side of the street are decorated in patriotic flags and even the vehicles in the parade have American flag decorations.
Date: [1907..1912]
Creator: Lynch, Frank L.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Rose and Mayme Collins to Michael Collins, August 15, 1906]

Description: Postcard from Rose and Mayme Collins to their father Michael Collins in Waco, Texas. The note on the card says that the sisters are "going to Denver tomorrow," while the photograph shows them sitting atop horses while wearing dresses and large hats.
Date: August 15, 1906
Creator: Collins, Mary Florence & Collins, Rose
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Lena Southern to Lois Matlock, February 10, 1910]

Description: Postcard from Lena Southern to Lois Matlock with a tinted photograph of the Cathedral Spires at the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs, Colorado with a small carriage situated at the bottom. There is also a short note on the back of the card that asks how Lois and the family have been.
Date: February 10, 1910
Creator: Southern, Lena
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard from Mabel to Mrs. M. E. Wise, November 28, 1949]

Description: Postcard from Mabel to Mrs. M. E. Wise, thanking her for her letter, sending her apologies that Mrs. Wise's father is unwell, and promising to explain why she will be unable to visit Boulder, Colorado until February. The front of the postcard features a photograph of two women standing on a large rock inside a dark cavern. Both women are wearing trousers and t-shirts, and the woman on the right has her hair pulled back into small draped turban. They are illuminated by a light from somewhere on the ground, which also reveals the large rock formations on the cave wall behind them. At their feet is a sign that reads, "Visit Cascade Caverns." The name of the cave, "Tobacco Room," is printed at the top of the postcard.
Date: November 28, 1949
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from L. & A. to Mr. Lon Hale, June 7, 1912]

Description: Postcard from L. & A. to Mr. Lon Hale, discussing their home, which they say is near the scene depicted on the postcard. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a small, sloped mountain covered with trees at the top and base of the mountain, and dotted with trees around the middle. At the base of the largest part of the slope are three buildings - two barns and one two-story house with columns.
Date: June 7, 1912
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[T&P Christmas Card]

Description: T&P Christmas card and magazine clipping with an illustration of T&P train #614 and a cowboy to the left of the train and a large plume of smoke rising from the engine. On the clipping is printed "5008 West of the Pecos - Texas & Pacific 'Between El Paso and Pecos, this handsome Texas Type locomotive rumbles through the quiet of the prairie evening, etc.' 'May Peace be your Gift at Christmas and your Treasure through all the Year.'" On the back of the card the same Christmas quote is printed, and written in the bottom left of the mounting board is "Leanin' Tree Boulder, Colo."
Date: unknown
Partner: The Grace Museum