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[Card promoting Webb exhibit]

Description: A card to the McCords promoting Claudia Webb and Virginia Bath's exhibit in Evanston.
Date: July 31, 1954
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Abilene Fine Arts Museum

Description: A promotional card for Claudia Webb Betti's An Exhibition of Paintings at the Abilene Fine Arts Museum.
Date: 1956
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard to John Knight, August 5, 1950]

Description: Postcard to John Knight from his "Papa," who is writing to say he arrived at a location on time. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a train engine and a long line of railroad cars on the tracks. Behind the train, a train depot house is barely visible. Two men stand to the right of the cars, while another man stands on the engine with his hand on his hip.
Date: August 5, 1950
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Miss Sandy Davis, July 13, 1956]

Description: Postcard of a large cavernous area in Boerne, Texas, with large stalagmites. A woman in a blouse and trousers leans her back against one of the stalagmites. The back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Sandy Davis, with "Guess Who?" written in as the sender. Instead of a message, there is a large scribble in red ink.
Date: 1956-07-13~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Julia B. Guerra to Mary Hall, May 6, 1956]

Description: Postcard from Julia B. Guerra to Mary Hall, writing to say she's enjoying her vacation and to wish Mary well. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a small stone building with an American flag on a pole directly to the left of it, and a large sign on the roof that reads, "Cascade Caverns." The building has another section on the back left side, with a door and a window. The building is surrounded on the backside by trees.
Date: May 6, 1956
Creator: Guerra, Julia B.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Ralph, Helen, and Daris to Mrs. Minnie Owens, August 12, 1952]

Description: Postcard from Ralph, Helen, and Daris to Mrs. Minnie Owens, discussing their travels, including visiting a cave, seeing some friends in San Antonio, and their plans to stay in Kerrville until Sunday. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a large cavern with high-ceilings and a pit in the center of the ground. The cave is illuminated by lights placed among the rocks and rock formations. At the back of the cave, nestled in a crevice high up the rock wall, a cross shines brightly. The name of the cavern, "The Great Cathedral," is printed at the top of the postcard, along with the location.
Date: August 12, 1952
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Sally to Miss Sandy Davis, July 13, 1956]

Description: Postcard from Sally to Miss Sandy Davis, writing to let her know that "the boys" are home and asking when Miss Davis is coming home. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a young woman standing in the middle of a cavern with high ceilings, and many stalactites and stalagmites. The young woman is standing between two tall rock formations, leaning with her right elbow against one of them. The cave extends further back, but the rest of it is hidden by rock formations.
Date: July 13, 1956
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Mrs. Davis to Miss Sandy Davis, July 13, 1956]

Description: Postcard from Mrs. Davis to her daughter, Sandy Davis, writing to say Sandy's father brought back fish like the one on the front of the postcard from his trip, and that they will be attending an aunt's funeral in town. The front of the postcard features an altered, novelty photograph of a large fish on a flat bed truck. The truck is parked in the driveway in front of a tall, wood-sided building (partially visible to the left). The bottom of the front of the postcard reads, "Had a hard time landing this one!"
Date: July 13, 1956
Creator: Davis, Mrs.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from The National Farm Loan Association of Bandera to Mr. Willie Agold, July 29, 1952]

Description: Postcard from Mr. W. R. Fletcher of The National Farm Loan Association of Bandera to Mr. Willie Agold, inviting him to come in and discuss a farm loan. The front of the postcard features a photograph a line of six mules pulling a plow through a field towards the camera. Behind the mules, a man sits on a seat on the plow.
Date: July 29, 1952
Creator: Fletcher, W. R.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. Henry Sleur - October 7, 1954]

Description: Postcard written to Mrs. Henry Sleur in Belton, Texas. The letter says "Dear Bessie- Will you give me your mother's numbers as a D.A.R. Was she listed as one, in Austin? I was told to write to Washington for the D.A.R. lineage as I want to trace it beyond 1776. Thank you. Odetta."
Date: October 7, 1954
Partner: Lena Armstrong Public Library

[Postcard with a Jay Lee Food Store Advertisement]

Description: Postcard with a printed advertisement for Jay Lee Food Store in Grapevine, Texas; the ad shows prices for various items for the days "Fri. - Sat. - Aug. 11-12."
Date: August 10, 1950
Partner: City of Grapevine

[Postcard of Slovak Girls Academy]

Description: Postcard of Slovak Girls Academy in Danville, Pennsylvania. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Howdy all - Tis near chow time Monday eve. Just now we have a good breeze from the east - maybe rain. We had a few drops on Sunday, also had a fine trip too. As ever Woodrow."
Date: July 20, 1953
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Tanks and Plane]

Description: Postcard of tanks on a road with a plane flying over. Typed text on the front of the postcard says "Air Ground Support by Armored Regt. Tenn. Maneuvers." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "Lois, please put these with my other pictures when you finished with 'em. Thanks. Love, Clarence."
Date: [1952..1954]
Creator: Whitefield, Clarence
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Row in Corpus Christi]

Description: Postcard of several hotels overlooking a parking lot, described as "Hotel Row on Upper Broadway showing the Robert Driscol and the White Plaza Hotels." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Cecelia Smith 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: October 11, 1950
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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

[Lamar State College of Technology]

Description: Postcard of an administration building at Lamar State College of Technology in Beaumont. On top of the building is a sign for "Administration." A man can be seen in front of a door to the building and automobiles can be seen in the background right and left. Lamar has been through a number of name changes including South Park Junior College, Lamar College, Lamar Junior College, Lamar State College of Technology, and Lamar University. Printed on the back of the postcard is "Administration Building, Lamar State College of Technology, Beaumont, Texas." Also printed on the back is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Published by Edwards News Agency, 1101 Franklin--Beaumont, Texas" "C15254" "Natural Color by Mike Roberts, Berkely Calif." and "Color Photo by Bill Kobert."
Date: [1951..1971]
Creator: Edwards News Agency
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Receipt for Life Insurance Application]

Description: Card from the Veterans Administration to Jack C. Vaughan, informing him that they have received his life insurance application.
Date: 1950~
Creator: United States. Veterans Administration.
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Postcard from Tom Puente to John J.Herrera - 1955-08-13]

Description: Postcard from Tom Puente to John Herrera dated August 13, 1955 and postmarked Chicago, Illinois. The front of the postcard is a color illustration of a cowboy on a horse looking at at a woman walking away. The text above reads: "Reckon yer new in these parts Lady - ya oughta wear somethin' under them chaps!" The back of the postcard has the handwritten message, "Hello Johnnie, Sorry I didn't get to see you again while I was here in Houston. Hope to see you next year. Regards to all our friends for me. P.S. Rusty havn't wretten to me for a while, 1642 E 53rd St. Apt. 304, Tom Puente."
Date: August 13, 1955
Creator: Puente, Tom
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

East Texas Skyscraper

Description: Photographic postcard of the First National Bank, in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the postcard. The building was located at 213 E. Tyler, and it was "the tallest building in Longview, reaching a height of 145 feet."
Date: [1950~]
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Partner: Longview Public Library

Main Street Looking South

Description: Postcard of Main Street looking south in downtown Taylor. Note cars parked in front of businesses and stores. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1957
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Cars on the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike]

Description: Postcard of cars on the Dallas-Fort Worth Turnpike entering downtown Dallas, Texas. The city is visible in the background to the left.
Date: 1957
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village