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Post Master Convention

Description: Photograph of two women and two men at a post master convention at the Windsor Hotel in Abilene, Texas. The men and women are standing behind a table draped with a light-colored table cloth. The women are wearing dresses and the men are wearing suits.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Master Convention

Description: Photograph of six men standing behind a table at a post master convention in the Windsor Hotel in Abilene, Texas. One of the men is at a podium. The other men are looking down at the table. There is a mirror behind them.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Master Convention

Description: Photograph of a group of people lined up in front of a table at a post master convention in Windsor Hotel in Abilene, Texas. At the table are two men and a woman. The woman is typing on a typewriter. Several people in line are holding booklets.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Scrapbook Page: Pharr, Texas Scenes]

Description: Photographs of Pharr, Texas. The top left photo is of buildings in the distance. The top right photo is of The Shamrock Bar and Pharr Lunch Room building, with a sign on the side that says "Life Saving Station" and people sitting on the front porch. The middle photo is of a Gulf Coast Railroad train engine with a number 91 on it. The bottom left photo is of a building with a post office, Cage's Newsitorium, and Cage's Cigar Palace and Candies, with cars parked outside. The bottom right photo is of the Pharr train station with men standing around a wagon near stacks of boxes.
Date: 1916/1917
Creator: Cook, Frank Lauderdale
Partner: Museum of South Texas History

Pottsboro, Texas 75076

Description: Text describing the history of Pottsboro, Texas. Topics include its time as a trading post owned by Holland Coffee, Civil War history, and the growth of the community.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dickey, J. B. (Jim Bailey)
Partner: Pottsboro Public Library

[Postcard of Abilene, Texas Post Office and Court House]

Description: Postcard of a large yellow building, with text that says "United States Post Office, Abilene, Texas." A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Dear Helen and All, Seems as tho you are getting quite a number of cards in the mail so I will send a few of Abilene. Received your card today. Have read some of Ernie Pyles columns in the Fort Worth paper. Tonite it is a bit cooler. than usual. Had another piece of watermelon. Bro Woodrow."
Date: August 4, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Newspaper Clippings About Postmaster J. B. Dickey]

Description: Newspaper clipping from The Denison Herald and Sherman Democrat regarding Pottsboro postmaster J. B. Dickey. The article from the Denison Herald refers to a new brick building with a photograph of the postmaster and his wife standing in front of the door, and the article from the Sherman Democrat refers to the postmaster's retirement.
Date: October 5, 1962
Partner: Pottsboro Public Library

[Post Office Site]

Description: Photograph of a construction site for a post office. Several men are standing along the edge of the site. In the background, there are stacks of construction materials, and a horse-drawn wagon carrying other materials. Behind the site, there are other buildings.
Date: February 1, 1916
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Guyler Hamblen retiring the Post Office Sign in Fostoria, Texas

Description: Photograph of Guyler Hamblen (post master) holding a hammer and removing a "Post Office, Fostoria, Texas" sign from the roof of a front porch. At his feet, there is a steer skull, rifle, and boots near the posts on either side of Hamblen. A parked car is visible in the background at the side of the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[First Air Mail Plane]

Description: Loading air mail on first mail plane to leave Robert Mueller Municipal Airport after dedication ceremonies. Adolph Koch, Niles Graham, P.R. James, Raymond Grasty, "Bub" Merrill, Bub's mother, Paul Cruseman, Lynn Hunter, Max Bickler, Bub's Father and others
Date: October 14, 1930
Creator: Boone Photo Company
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library