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Statistics and Information Concerning the State of Texas

Description: This book covers statistical information for the state of Texas. It includes "great inducements for the investment of capital, health for the invalid, interesting sights and scenes for the tourist and pleasure seeker, broad fields of research for the historian, unsurpassed hunting grounds for the sportsman, and other resources waiting to be unlocked by the key of capital in the hands of labor and industry" (title page).
Date: 1890
Creator: Missouri Pacific Railway Company
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Postcard from Laura A. to Mr. Will L. Hinkle, February 10, 1903]

Description: Postcard from Laura A. to Mr. Will L. Hinkle, discussing her return from a trip, Mr. Hinkle fulfilling an unnamed promise, and the weather in Boerne. The image on the front of the postcard is a view of the exterior of the Phillip Hotel, a two-story stone and wood house with two wings, and a wood and wire fence surrounding. There are long porches along the first and second stories, and windows along each floor. The back of an open buggy is visible at the left of the photo, with a dark-colored, short-furred dog standing to the front and right of it.
Date: February 10, 1903
Creator: A., Laura
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Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from P. F. to Mr. Gustav Linndner, February 13, 1907]

Description: Postcard from P. F. to Mr. Gustav Lindner, saying they were glad to receive his letter. The front of the postcard also features a photograph of a rocky, wooded area with a large open, grassy space in the center. Within this cleared area, there is a long, one-story building and fences. The back of the postcard contains the recipient's name and address.
Date: February 13, 1907
Creator: F., P.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Miss Gertrude Winterborne, February 8, 1910]

Description: Postcard to Miss Gertrude Winterborne. The sender thanks Gertrude for her card, writing that their hands and feet are still swollen from an illness. The front of the postcard features a perspective view of a long dirt road lined with trees. Through the trees, store-fronts and small buildings can be seen along the street. There are several horse-drawn buggies on the left side of the street, and more on the right, down the street.
Date: February 8, 1910
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Hortense to Ned A. Zaeller, August 11, 1910]

Description: Postcard from Hortense to her brother, Ned. A. Zaeller, thanking him for his letter and writing to say she went to a concert the night before. The front of the postcard features an illustration of some bluffs along the left side of a small creek with a rocky shoreline. There are dense trees and bushes in front of the bluffs.
Date: August 11, 1910
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of the Hot Wells Bath House in San Antonio]

Description: Postcard of a two story building with a blue domed roof. The scene is further described as, "Hot Wells. In addition to the restorative qualities of its climate, San Antonio possesses hot sulphur springs which are rapidly acquiring a world wide fame. The waters come from a volcanic geyser 2000 feet deep and have a natural temperature of 104 degrees Fahrenheit. The output is about 30,000 gallons daily." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 27, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard to Mrs. Fritz Adler, April 23, 1911]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Fritz Adler in San Antonio, Texas. The front of the postcard features an illustration of a two-story L-shaped, white house with a front porch and tall trees obscuring the front of the house. Two white benches sit on the lawn within the trees, facing each other.
Date: 1911-04-24~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Gunter Hotel in San Antonio]

Description: Postcard of an eight story building taking up the corner of a block. The building is described as, "Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, Texas, completed in Fall of 1909 and acknowledged one of the most modern hotels in this country. Cost one million dollars." The missive on the back reads, "I said I was coming + here I am - Nell." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 22, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from Tillie to Mrs. E. F. Kneupper, August 25, 1911]

Description: Postcard from Tillie to E. F. Kneupper, discussing her surprise trip to visit her mother. She talks about a girl named Emma being sick for about three months. The front of the postcard features an illustration of a herd of dairy cattle standing in the middle of a dirt road. There are two buildings with tin roofs visible in the background, as well as a group of trees.
Date: August 25, 1911
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from H. T. to Mrs. Fritz Adler, December 8, 1911]

Description: Postcard from H. T. to Mrs. Fritz Adler, discussing... The front of the postcard features a photograph of a stone bridge with a small, arched tunnel through the middle. On top of the bridge, which has a wooden rail along the edge, there is a small buggy being pulled by a horse. There are trees at the base and upper left side of the bridge, and through the tunnel, more trees are visible.
Date: December 8, 1911
Creator: T, H.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Ellie to Miss G. Winterborne, August 18, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Ellie to Miss G. Winterborne, discussing her trip to Boerne, Texas. The front of the postcard features a photograph of St. Helen's Church in Boerne, Texas, a high-roofed, wood building with steps leading up to the front doors. There are other wooden buildings beyond the church (which is situated at the right side of the photo), in the background, along with a windmill.
Date: August 18, 1912
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Henry to Mr. Fritz Adler, January 29, 1913]

Description: Postcard from Henry to Mr. Fritz Adler, discussing his father's illness. He says that his father is still weak, but the doctor says if he pulls through the next two days, he will be out of danger. The front of the postcard features an perspective view illustration of a long, wide road. There are wooded areas on either side of the road, and the roof of a house is just barely visible in the wooded area on the right side.
Date: January 29, 1913
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. F. Adler, July 16, 1915]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. F. Adler. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a man-made dam on a small lake, taken from down-stream. Trees surround the lake and dam on all sides, and there are large, rectangular stones piled up on the right side. A man in a light shirt and dark pants walks along the edge of the dam (where the water pours over the edge), going left.
Date: July 16, 1915
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. Fritz Adler, September 2, 1915]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Fritz Adler, in San Antonio. The postcard features a photograph of the town, and some of the small farms surrounding the town, taken from a great distance. There are larger trees on the right left side of the town, and in the background, small bluffs are visible on the horizon.
Date: September 2, 1915
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of The Alamo in San Antonio]

Description: Postcard of the front of the stone Alamo, described as "Alamo, San Antonio, Texas." The letter on the back reads, "Is all of Texas as hot as this? Are all your beauties now fed? Are you coming back to Rauie this season? Leo E." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Mrs. H. C. Duncan 5th Ave. + 15th St. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: May 29, 1916
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard to Clifton Kneupper, June 1916]

Description: Postcard to Clifton Kneupper. The sender wishes him well and writes that they wish he was there. The postcard features a photograph, colored in with ink, of a driveway along the side of a tall sloping hill and the surrounding area. Further down the winding dirt drive, there is a suspension bridge across the road. The surrounding area has lots of scrub brush and small, bushy trees.
Date: June 1916
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library