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[Two young women with bob haircuts sitting on a driftwood log]

Description: Postcard image of two young women with bob haircuts sitting on a driftwood log in front of an ocean backdrop. Women are wearing dark swimsuits with a white "M" on the chest. Photo taken at Murdoch's Bath House in Galveston. Residue of back of photo suggests it was removed from a scrapbook (see 1998.025.043)
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Men in a Cotton Field]

Description: Postcard of a cotton field near Galveston, Texas. There are four African-American men harvesting cotton. There is a horse and buggy with male driver in background, and trees in distance.
Date: April 1, 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard image of the Brigham-San Jacinto Monument]

Description: Postcard image (souvenir) of the "Brigham-San Jacinto Monument, As seen at the unveiling on the 26 August, 1881, at the Pavilion, Galveston, Texas". Card has picture of the freestanding monument located in the interior of a building. Monument is draped by the U.S. and Texas flag on its right and left. A statue can be seen in background and a window (glare) above it. Wooden chair on far right.
Date: August 26, 1881
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Five men under Fig Trees]

Description: Postcard, five men under Fig Trees-Gulf Coast Belt. Two men standing, three men sitting under fig trees. Two wooden buildings in background.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Magnolia Figs - Gulf Coast Country]

Description: Postcard image of Magnolia Figs - Gulf Coast Country. Three men standing between rows of fig trees. Blank area in bottom, left corner.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Aboard the Mohawk Galveston Tex."]

Description: Postcard image titled "Aboard the Mohawk Galveston Tex. Maurer Photo" as written at bottom of the image. The photograph shows a ship with two decks of people at the rails. There is a banner on the second deck rail that reads: "Texas Shriners, Galveston-Rochester". There are lifeboats with a few people milling about on top deck.
Date: [1900..1920]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Shriners bound for New York"]

Description: Postcard image titled "Shriners bound for New York Maurer Photo". The image shows the upper and lower decks filled with passengers of a ship. There are three men on the dock in the bottom left corner of the photograph. A banner attached to the rail of the upper deck can partially be read as: "Texas Shriner, Gal".
Date: [1900..1920]
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Thomas Walter Davis and two other men at Galveston Beach]

Description: Postcard image of Thomas Walter Davis and two other men. The photograph is titled "3 of a Kind Beats Two Pair in Poker" and this title is written vertically on the left side of the postcard (blank area). Man in front is seated in the sand and is wearing a dark colored bathing suit. Man on left seated on driftwood is wearing a dark bathing suit and the man seated next to him is wearing a white shirt, suspenders, and a light colored felt hat. A seascape backdrop in background. Back of postcard in black print reads: "Taken at GALVESTON BEACH, Under MURDOCK'S BATH HOUSE L. TOBLER, PHOTOGRAPHER" and in ink " Mrs. Zillah Myers 603 Olive St, Texarkana, Tx-Ark. The postcard is postmarked in Booth, Texas with a date of August 25 (?) 1906.
Date: August 25, 1906
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photo of Leon B. Wallace]

Description: From the Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. A photo postcard of Leon Blum Wallace, b. 6-10-87; d. 2-18-1956. Taken at the Murdock Bath House in Galveston.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tobler, L.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[The Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale]

Description: Color postcard depicting the Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale beached near Beaumont, Texas. The description on the back of the postcard reads, "This Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale was caught in the Gulf of Mexico 35 miles from Beaumont Texas. His dimensions are: Length 63 feet 6 inches.; Width if tail 16 feet 7 inches; Circumference of snout at end 31 feet; Circumference at back of eyes 37 feet; Length of lower jaw 10 feet 10 inches." Correspondence on the card reads, "Hello! mama, Roll-over is it finest place you ever saw. We went bathing as soon as we got here. Tell Charlie hello for me/ Blanche" It is addressed to Mrs. W.E. Reynolds, 1345 Magnolia Ave., Beaumont, Texas and is postmarked Caplan, Texas on July 3, 1921.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Hotel Galvez, Galveston, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the south side of Hotel Galvez, in Galveston, Texas, viewed from the beach along the sea wall. Several people are on the beach and walking on the sidewalk along the sea wall; parts of the hotel grounds are also visible near the building. The postcard reads, "Dear G. M.: This shows the beach and sea wall and hotel Galvez at Galveston, Tex. All ok here. Hope you enjoyed your vacation. Yours, Walter". The postcard is postdated September 7, 1914.
Date: 1914~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Location Info:
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[League City School]

Description: Postcard photograph of the League City School, nicknamed "The Big School." South Kansas Street is on the right side of the image, and power lines are in the foreground. A note on the back of the postcard states that the building was built in 1912 or 1915.
Date: 1912
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League City School]

Description: Postcard photograph of the front entrance of League City School, nicknamed "The Big School," located on South Kansas Street. A note on the back of the postcard states that the building was built in 1912 or 1915 and housed third grade to high school classes.
Date: 1912
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[City-Wide Halloween Prank]

Description: Postcard photograph of five children in front of a building with multiple signs on Main Street (now Second Street) in League City. A note on the back of the postcard states that they are looking west toward the railroad station and that this is a Halloween prank.
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Postcard of Main Street in League City]

Description: Postcard photograph of League City's Main Street (now Second Street) looking west toward the railroad station. The O. V. King house is third on the left. The postcard includes a short letter on the back and a Benjamin Franklin one cent stamp.
Date: 1901
Creator: Schlueter, F. J.
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Postcard of the Butler Building]

Description: Postcard photograph of "The Brick Building," also known as the Butler Building. The large brick building, which houses the Citizens State Bank, has three horse-drawn carriages parked in front. Two men are posed in front of the building. One man is standing off to the right side, and above him another man is sitting in the window.
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Postcard of a Boat on Clear Creek]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph on the front of a boat party on Clear Creek. The boat belonged to Luke Johnson and was a new acquisition at the time the photograph was taken. Johnson's party are dressed in festive attire.
Date: 1911
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Postcard of Girl Diving]

Description: Postcard of a girl in a yellow dress diving into water. Text on the front of the postcard says: "Down she goes, Galveston Texas." Handwritten message on the back of the postcard expresses Sam Rayburn's desire for Lou Rayburn to be with him on his trip.
Date: February 23, 1909
Creator: Rayburn, Sam
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum