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Beeville Main Street 1914

Description: View of Washington Street in 1914 looking north. The red brick three stories building on the left was the first “skyscraper” for Beeville. It was the Grand Opera House, built by A.F. Rees and E.J. Kinkler at the corner of Washington and Bowie Streets in 1907, and opened in 1908. Many Broadway stage plays, musical comedies, and light operas were presented in the opera house. The building was destroyed by fire in 1919. The building to the left of the Grand Opera House was Beeville’s first bank, the First National Bank of Beeville, which opened in 1890, and moved to this location by 1894. This postcard shows the modes of transportation available in the early 1900’s, a buggy, automobile, wagon and horse. By 1908 automobiles were owned by several individuals in Beeville.
Date: September 29, 1914
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

[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

[Wellington Livery, Feed and Sale Stable]

Description: Postcard of the Wellington Livery, Feed and Sale Stable. It is a large wooden barn, and there is a group of people and horses standing in front of it. There is a small boy standing near the left side of the photograph.
Date: September 18, 1908
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 1, 1907]

Description: Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has a picture of two buildings - one red and one yellow. The red building is three stories tall with a slanted roof. The yellow building is four stories tall and has a domed-shaped tower. There are a couple of trees in front of the yellow building and there is a black, ink smudge across the photo. At the bottom of the picture, J. H. asked whether Junia was back in Belton yet.
Date: September 1907
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: Austin Annual, 1989]

Description: Postcard invitation to Austin Annual. The exhibition was held from September 15th, 1989 to October 21st, 1989 at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. A reception was held on September 15th, 1989 at 7 pm.
Date: 1989-09-15/1989-10-21
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: Mexican Print Collection]

Description: Postcard advertising an exhibit of selections from the Mexican Print Collection. The exhibit was held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas and ran from September 13th, 1996 to October 12th, 1996. The front of the postcard features a drawing of a woman with long hair and slightly squinted eyes. The drawing is labeled: "Lacandon Woman by Raúl Anguiano."
Date: September 13, 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard for A Chest of "Purls", a Fibers Art Exhibition at the Carver Gallery.]

Description: Postcard for the opening exhibition of A Chest of "Purls", a fiber arts show at the Carver Gallery in the Carver Community Cultural Center. The show featured the work of Nettie Jackson Bellinger, Gloria Bryant, Beverly Ann Dudley, and Harriet Kelly. The postcard was sent to Mr and Mrs. C. T. Harris.
Date: September 1990
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard of Man with Two Mugs]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of a man sitting next to a table with two empty mugs. Printed text on the postcard says: "Three empty mugs." Handwritten note on the front of the card adds: "You can't drink it all, so no use of making a hog of yourself." Postcard is addressed to Abner Rayburn.
Date: September 7, 1911
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Smoking Bird]

Description: Postcard of a bird body with a clown head smoking a cigar. Part of the postcard is missing, but the text that is left on the front of the card says, "If you're a bird - chirp!" Most of the handwritten note on the back of the postcard is missing as well, but it is addressed to Abner Rayburn.
Date: September 7, 1911
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Cowboy on Horse]

Description: Postcard of a cowboy sitting on a horse and firing a pistol. Handwritten message on the back of the postcard inquires about Abner Rayburn's well-being.
Date: September 7, 1911
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Man Putting Letter in Mailbox]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of a man putting a letter into a mailbox. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Abner Rayburn.
Date: September 7, 1911
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Cartoon of Four People in Car]

Description: Postcard of a cartoon of four people in an old-fashioned car. The text on the front of the postcard says: "How can you do it on 13.50 per ?" Handwritten note on the back of the postcard asks Abner Rayburn about his business.
Date: September 7, 1911
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of the Missouri River]

Description: Postcard of moonlight on the Missouri River. Text on the front of the postcard states that the view is from Grand Central Depot in Kansas City, Missouri. Handwritten message on the back of the postcard relates to Lou Rayburn the author's activities in Kansas City.
Date: September 26, 1913
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of the Chautauqua Building]

Description: Postcard of the Chautauqua Building in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Mr. Halman Cartwright.
Date: September 8, 1908
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of the Grottoes on Lovers' Retreat]

Description: Postcard of the grottoes on lovers' retreat in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Miss Maggie Peache of Marshall, Texas.
Date: September 13, 1933
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of Grande Courts]

Description: Postcard of the Grande Courts in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Miss Vernon Birdwell of Graford, Texas.
Date: September 1938
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of the Morris Shephard Dam]

Description: Postcard of the Morris Shephard Dam in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Mrs. Laretta Carter of Denton, Texas.
Date: September 8, 1908
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of the Mesquite Street]

Description: Postcard of Mesquite Street in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Mrs. R. S. Johnson of Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: September 13, 1933
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of Capitol Building from Memorial Tablet]

Description: Postcard of a white capitol building with a golden dome as seen from across a flowering park, described as "Portion of Memory Park from Memorial Tablet, Dome of Capitol Building in Distance, Salt Lake City, Utah." The back of the postcard adds, "Under the rose covered pergola, in Memory Park, is a bronze Memorial Tablet bearing the names of Utah's hero dead who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War. The Park is one of Salt Lake's beauty spots covering the walls of City Creek Canyon opposite the State Capitol Building." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 24, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Patrick's Creek Tavern Photograph]

Description: Postcard of a wooden cabin with a car parked in front and a gas station to the left. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mr. Carroll E. Ward Carl Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 15, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum