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[World War I of Ligny in Barrois]

Description: Postcard from World War I of Ligny in Barrois written by H.N. Pierce to his mother, Mrs. J.B. Pierce from Sugar Land, Texas. Photo has line of wagons on street. Buildings on left of photo. Postcard has tear on bottom (piece missing) and is crinkled in several places.
Date: 1919
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["House In Richmond, Texas Across Road From Entrance To Morton Cemetary"]

Description: Postcard image of "HOUSE IN RICHMOND, TEXAS ACROSS ROAD FROM ENTRANCE TO MORTON CEMETARY C. 1895" as noted in handwriting on back of postcard. A fence is in the foreground with two women standing behind the fence in the front yard. A small tree is on the left side of the photo. The house is a one story building with a chimney on the right side.
Date: 1895~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard from the Carry Nation Home in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.]

Description: Photographic postcard of the Carry Nation Home in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Two images appear on the postcard. On left, an exterior view of the house - a white wooden two story building with front porch and railed balcony. Potted fern hanging baskets can be seen hanging from the top of the porch. An American flag is flying from the second story balcony. A sign proclaiming the building as "Hatchet Hall" can be seen just below the flag. Another free-standing sign to the right of the sidewalk in front of the house reads: Carry Nation Home Tours. The photo on the right is of the interior of the house. An organ is against a papered wall. On the carpet surrounding the organ is a row of small wooden chairs. To the right of the organ is a free-standing lamp and on the left is a table with a glass pitcher. Back of postcard reads: "Carry Nation Home "Hatchet Hall" 35 Steele Street Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632 The Home, built in 1882, operated as a boarding house for the families of alcoholics, 1908-1911, by the world famous crusader against liquor sales. Carry A. Nation. Interior: The music room where Carry taught Sunday School. The Aeolian Grande player organ was a fit to Carry from a Eureka Springs physician. 852C81 Ozark Postcard Publishers 72A James River Road, Kimberling City, Mmo. 66586-0658. Postcard has scalloped edges and is in a burnt orange background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Carry Nation wearing a black dress and holding a book]

Description: Photographic postcard of Carry Nation. Nation is dressed in a dark colored dress with buttons that run along the left side of the it. She has a matching cape over her shoulders. She has a long fabric headpiece covering the back of her graying hair. A white flower or bow is tied at the collar. She has three pins pinned to her cape - one is of a hatchet that is pinned on left side of cape. Nation is holding a book on her right hand and her left thumb is resting on a page.
Date: 1895
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The "Harvey Girls".]

Description: Postcard image of the "Harvey Girls". Photograph shows three women with dark hair pulled loosely up into a bun, wearing dark blouses with white skirts and bib fronts. They are standing on a wooden platform next to a wooden rail. Banana trees in background. Printed on back of postcard: "The Harvey Girls" Photo source Fred Harvey Produced by Beautyway, Box 87, Flagstaff, AZ 86002 20 Co-Producer Fred Harvey. Fred Harvey acquired the title "civilizer of the West" after 1876 with his series of restaurants and hotels along western railroads with vaired foods and excellent service. The foundation for his reputation was the "Harvey Girls, " models of virtue, who were recruited in the East at ages 18 to 30, trained carefully, paid $17.50 per month plus tips and room and board. Here, three waitresses pose at Rosenberg, Texas.
Date: 1880
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[John M. Moore Home in 1914]

Description: Photographic postcard of John M. Moore Home, 1914. Image shows two white rocking chairs at center of front porch. Windows are shuttered. Written in blue ink on back, "Wish you were here with us." Addressed to "Mr. Jno. M. Moore, Jr., 203 West 19th St., Austin, Texas." Green one cent stamp with George Washington, cancelled Richmond, May 24, 7:30 pm, 1914.
Date: 1914
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Main St. looking north. Greetings from Rosenberg Tex."]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Main St. looking north. Greetings from Rosenberg Tex. Bell's Racket Store., Ella May 14, 1907 written in pencil, Early 1900's, 1907 written in red ink; reverse: POST CARD, M. Black Box 372, San Antonio,Texas, Charles E. Myers in ink. Businesses seen on both sides of the street. Water tower seen at end of street. Two men in white shirts with dark pants are standing (facing each other) in the middle of the street. Horses and buggies parked on left and right sides of street. White or blank areas to top and right of photo.
Date: May 14, 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Union Depot Greetings from Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Union Depot Greetings from Rosenberg Tex. Bell's Racket Store; 1907 written in red pencil ; reverse: POST CARD, M. Black Box 372, San Antonio, Texas, Ella's May 14, 07 in pencil, Charles E. Myers in ink. Water tower on left. Two men sitting on a wooden fence to far right of photo. White or blank area on right.
Date: May 14, 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Birds Eye View Rosenberg Tex."]

Description: Obverse: Photograph of Birds Eye View Rosenberg Tex. 4., E. W. Cumins Drugs, Mrs. Dawson & Ella and May 14, 1907 in pencil, Early 1900's, 1907 written in red pencil ; reverse: POST CARD, Charles E. Myers in ink. White or blank area at bottom of photo.
Date: May 14, 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum