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["Tex" McDaniel Riding Steer]

Description: Postcard of "Tex" McDaniel riding his pet steer, Barker, on a range. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Greetings to the world from 'Texas' McDanieland his pet steer Barker. 1300 lbs 8.ox shoes. 267 days Texas to N.Y.C. Age 7 years. 'This is no bull.' Boots presented by V. Scarding 1307 Congress. Houston, Texas. Established 1890. Silver Mounted Saddle presented by A. Stelzig Saddlery. Houston, Texas. Tex McDaniel and his Longhorn Steer, 'Barker.' H. T. Ranch, Barker, Texas. E. H. Marks - Ranch Owner. 36,000 Acres in Pastures."
Date: 1940~/1949~
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

[Magnolia Petroleum Co., Beaumont, Texas]

Description: Postcard of an illustration aerial view of Magnolia Petroleum Co. in Beaumont, Texas. The illustration shows many oil drums as well as buildings and other oil related equipment. On the back of the postcard, "Hello Thanks for nice card come soon. Mrs. J. Bowers R-1 B of 175C. Mrs. M. A Robinson Box 1653 Borger, Texas."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Gushing Oil Derrick]

Description: Postcard of an Oil Derrick in a forest spewing oil. The print in the top left hand corner reads: "Gusher in oil field, Humble, Texas, Near Houston".
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Moonshine Air Plant]

Description: Postcard of an oil field called "moonshine air plant". Image is in color. The print below the picture reads: "Moonshine Air Plant, largest in the world, oil field, Humble, Texas. Near Houston".
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Compressing and Loading Cotton]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of a boat loaded with cotton bales in a canal with several men standing in front of a cotton compressing and loading facility and a railway bridge in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Compressing and Loading Cotton, Houston, Texas."
Date: July 26, 1911
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[St. Paul's Church Houston]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of St. Paul's Methodist Church, a yellow building with a dome and white columns on the side (right) and around the entrance (left), with a row of trees lining the street in the foreground. Printed on the front of the postcard: "St. Paul's Church, Houston, Texas." There is handwritten correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: July 27, 1913
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[St. Paul's Methodist Church]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of Houston's St. Paul's Methodist Church, a brick and stone building with a golden dome, a triangular facade, and columns around the entrance, with a campanile to the left and several trees lining the street in the foreground. Printed on the front of the postcard: "St. Paul's M. E. Church, Houston, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Houston Cotton Wharf]

Description: Postcard of a color image of a cotton wharf in Houston featuring many bales of cotton and a structure in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Cotton Wharf at Houston, Tex., The Greatest Cotton Market in the World."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard Picturing D. F. Draper in Uniform]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of Daniel Franklin Draper without his helmet, rank insignia, or medals, but with his World War I uniform on. On the back of the postcard is writing that states his name, date of birth, and where he lived.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard Picturing Pearl Draper With Barn Animals]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of Pearl Draper with two horses behind her and a dog in front of her. Text on the back says " Pearl Draper...about 1915...daughter of Daniel Franklin Draper and Winnie Pearl G. Draper. Lived in San Antonio, La Porte, Waco ".
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from Ellen to Miss Harthausen, October 7, 1910]

Description: Postcard from Ellen to Miss Harthausen, promising to write a letter when she has time. The front of the postcard features an illustration of three buildings lining a street - one two-story building and two one-story buildings. The building on the far right has a sign for a bakery. Two automobiles and a small buggy are parked along the street.
Date: October 7, 1910
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from P. A. Halet to Glen Gate]

Description: Postcard from P. A. Halet to Mr. Glen Gate, asking for news and asking him to give best regards to his parents. The postcard features a photograph of the town (inked in with color afterwards), and some of the small farms surrounding the town, taken from a great distance. There are larger trees on the right front side of the town, and in the background, small bluffs are visible on the horizon.
Date: unknown
Creator: Halet, P. A.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Mabel to Mrs. M. E. Wise, November 28, 1949]

Description: Postcard from Mabel to Mrs. M. E. Wise, thanking her for her letter, sending her apologies that Mrs. Wise's father is unwell, and promising to explain why she will be unable to visit Boulder, Colorado until February. The front of the postcard features a photograph of two women standing on a large rock inside a dark cavern. Both women are wearing trousers and t-shirts, and the woman on the right has her hair pulled back into small draped turban. They are illuminated by a light from somewhere on the ground, which also reveals the large rock formations on the cave wall behind them. At their feet is a sign that reads, "Visit Cascade Caverns." The name of the cave, "Tobacco Room," is printed at the top of the postcard.
Date: November 28, 1949
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Texas Human Rights Foundation's Appeal of Baker v. Wade]

Description: An handbill from the Texas Human Rights Foundation advocating for gay and lesbian rights and announcing their support for the appeal of Section 21.06 of the Texas Penal Code. The back of the slip has blank spaces to write contact information to support LGBT rights.
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of an Unknown Girl]

Description: Photograph of an unknown small girl on a postcard addressed to Nannie Scott in Humble, Texas. The photograph shows the girl wearing a dress and standing on a sandy beach with the water in the background; she has flowers in her hair and lace-up shoes on her feet.
Date: unknown
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard Addressed to Mrs. M. M. Matlock, April 25, 1917]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mrs. M. M. Matlock with a photograph of an oil rig with its workers hanging out at the bottom. The note on the back of the card asks Mrs. Matlock how "the war [is] up their [sic]," and says that down there it "looks like real war some times."
Date: April 25, 1917
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard with a View of Main Street, Houston, Texas]

Description: Postcard showing a view overlooking Main Street in Houston, Texas; the photograph is illustrated in color and shows trolley cars moving down the street as well as people walking up and down the sidewalks. There is a note on the reverse side of the card that is addressed to Mamie Collins in Waco, Texas; there is a printed note in the upper right corner that describes the street and the buildings that appear on it.
Date: August 11, 1907
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard with an Illustrated Photograph of a Houston Church]

Description: Postcard with an illustrated photograph of the Annunciation Church in Houston, Texas; this church has a tall tower on the corner. The note on the back of the photograph reads: "Hello Miss Mamye I am having a fine time, take good care of [] Harry with love from Katharine Wheatly."
Date: March 8, 1909
Creator: Wheatly, Katharine
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Showing the Wading Pond and City Park, Houston, Texas]

Description: Postcard with a tinted photograph Wading Pond at City Park in Houston, Texas. The photograph shows kids standing in the water in front of a fountain, there are other people standing near a pedestrian bridge; the text on the back says: "I can handle Will Harry & Jack [] will send them a postal in the near future."
Date: June 24, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins, March 8, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins in Waco, Texas with a tinted photograph of Buffalo Bayou in Houston, Texas; the photograph shows four boats tied next to one another across the bayou. There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "Dear Mayme, arrived all [] and having a fine time just got home been seeing the drill it was just fine..."
Date: March 8, 1909
Creator: Bahl, Leda
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard with a Photo of a Man by a Service Truck]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a man standing in front of a long service truck used by the Houston Fire Department. The truck is carrying ladders and has pennants that say "Houston," and an alarm bell on top.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Central Fire Station, Houston, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Houston's Central Fire Station, a two-story brick building with several garage exits along the first floor. Horse-drawn fire engines are seen exiting the garages, and each garage is labeled. Three visible labels are, "Chief", "Hose", and "Steamer."
Date: 1907
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas