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Christmas Greetings Postcard

Description: Postcard depicting a bough of a fir tree covered with snow and draped in Christmas bells. A second image imposed on the fir bough depicts a small home surrounded by snowy mountains and fir trees. "Christmas Greetings" is written on the front of the card. A letter addressed to Sabino Gomez is written in Spanish on the back of the card, dated December 24, 1914.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Ship Leaving Port

Description: Postcard of a large ship leaving the port. Crowds of onlookers observe both the crew and the passengers on the deck of the ship as it moves away from the dock.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Winnepeg, Canada

Description: Postcard with an image of the corner of Portage Avenue and Main Street in Winnepeg, Canada. The color illustration features a busy city street with pedestrians, police officers, wagons and streetcars all utilizing the road.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

New York Skyline

Description: Postcard depicting the New York skyline from Jersey City. The buildings along the skyline are labeled with their appropriate names. A letter is written on Spanish on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Kangaroo Postcard

Description: Postcard with a felt kangaroo pasted onto a paper card. A gradient was applied to the card, transitioning from purple to blue. The card reads "Hearty Greeting. From the land of the Wattle and Kangaroo, Come heartfelt wishes, warm and true; May happiness each year increase, And future days roll on in peace." An inscription underneath the felt kangaroo reads "The Australian Kangaroo." A letter written in Spanish is addressed to Sabino Gomez in Chicago Illinois, from A. Guzmani in Sydney Australia.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Postcard of the Historic Wright Hotel]

Description: Postcard of the Wright Hotel, a two-story hotel originally located at the corner of Houston Street and North Travis Street in Cleveland, Texas. It was destroyed by a fire in 1915.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Postcard of a Historic Block in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the historic 100 block of North Travis Street of Cleveland, Texas in 1909. Behind a tall, narrow wooden pole in the foreground are three buildings situated side to side. The building on the far right is the Wright Hotel.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Postcard of the City Jail in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Cleveland City Jail in the early 1900s. Four men are standing in front of the jail, which is a small, rectangular building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Postcard of the Ed Garvey Saloon in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Ed Garvey Saloon, a historic site in Cleveland, Texas. A group of men are standing in a queue in front of the saloon, which is a two-story building. There is a small shed in front.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Postcard of the Souther Pacific Depot in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Southern Pacific Depot in 1917. Five men are standing in front of the building, which is a one-story building. The railroad is visible running from left to right next to the depot.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Postcard of Cleveland Grammar School]

Description: Postcard of the Cleveland Grammar School, a two-story building with numerous windows. A large group of children are standing in front of the building amidst the grove of trees just outside the school.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Observation Point at the Pecos River Canyon]

Description: Postcard photograph of an observation point at the Pecos River Canyon. The photograph depicts a concrete bridge dividing the mountain in the foreground from the rest stop. The bridge is part of U.S. Highway 90. The rest stop features a brick awning topped with large leaves and a gravel floor. A car is parking outside of the awning. Below, the canyon is visible, as well as a large train trestle stretching across two mountains. An inscription on the front of the postcard reads "Observation Point - Pecos River Canyon U.S. 90 Between Del Rio and Langtry, Texas. A letter is written in Spanish on the back, from Alfredo to Federica Abreu.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Jim Kelley and Ida Butler Kelley family portrait]

Description: Postcard of the Jim Kelley and Ida Butler Kelley family. There is a man who is seated and holding a small girl, with two other girls standing next to him. One of the girls is identified as Etha Kelley Pruden.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Atardecer Lake]

Description: Postcard photograph of Patzcuaro Lake, also known as Atardecer Lake in Guadalajara, Mexico. The photograph is cast in relief from the setting sun disappearing behind a line of mountains that stretch across the photograph. Several clouds filter sunlight onto to the lake in an irregular pattern. A dock is just visible to the right of the photograph, slightly below where the mountain line meets the lake waters. A hand-written inscription on the front of the postcard reads "Atardecer Lago de Patzcuaro No. 19. A letter to Federica Abreu is addressed on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Postcard Depicting Madero, Mexico]

Description: Postcard image looking east on the Avenida Francisco I. Madero at Avenido Meroelos Sur in Madero, Mexico. There is a tiled fountain on the right side of the image, with part of a plaza park to the far right and downtown buildings and storefronts along the streets in the background. A number of people and automobiles are visible in the image. On the back of the postcard is a letter written in Spanish, addressed to Mr. Jose B. Aguilar in San Antonio, Texas, from a Victoria in Madero, Mexico.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Witte Museum