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[Postcard from Miss Burch to Maurene Matlock, December 23, 1920]

Description: Postcard from a woman named Miss Burch to Maurene Matlock wishing her a Merry Christmas. The illustration on the front depicts a Holly plant with the title "Loving Christmas Tokens" written in cursive at the bottom.
Date: December 23, 1920
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard to Mrs. Fritz Adler, October 6, 1920]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Fritz Adler in San Antonio, Texas. The front of the postcard features a photograph (colored in with ink) of a young woman with dark hair, wearing a hat and an old-fashioned dress, standing on the right bank of a small stream. The stream is situated in a wooded area, which opens up into a clearing further upstream. The young woman is holding an umbrella, resting it on the rocky bank.
Date: October 6, 1920
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Lena to Mrs. E. F. Kneupper, August 8, 1920]

Description: Postcard from Lena to her sister, Mrs. E. F. Kneupper, letting her know she returned home safely from her trip. The front of the postcard features a photograph of the Kronkosky residence in Boerne, Texas. The house is a three-story, light-colored stone building with a balcony on the third floor. Two houses sit on either side of the Kronkosky residence - the one on the left is about the same size, while the one on the right is much smaller. The houses sit on a hill with a steep decline, leading to a road that winds around the hill.
Date: August 8, 1920
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Keith Park]

Description: Postcard of a color image of Keith Park in Beaumont, Texas, with many rows of trees, several men sitting on benches (left) and a statue in the middle. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Keith Park, Beaumont, Texas." There is handwritten correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: July 17, 1920
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[International and Great Northern Railway Depot]

Description: Photograph of people, cars, and wagons in front of a railroad depot, identified at the bottom as "I. and G. N. Ry. Depot, Laredo, Texas." Postcard is dated 7/15/1920. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to "Henry" that refers to an attack that day on Nuevo Laredo by revolutionaries.
Date: July 15, 1920
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Postcard from Nellie D. to Mrs. Dora Dullnig, July 2, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Nellie D. to Miss Dora Dullnig, saying hello and writing to say she will be touring the canyon on the front of the postcard. The front of the postcard features a photograph of the mouth of Cibolo Canyon mouth in Boerne, Texas (colored in with ink). The canyon edges are close enough together that a man has wedged himself in between the canyon edges and is posing for the camera.
Date: July 2, 1920
Creator: D., Nellie
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Oil Field in Burkburnett, Texas]

Description: Postcard of an oil field in Burkburnett and Wichita Falls. The inscription on the front reads "Oil a Mile Long in Block 96" and on the back "Mrs. J. L. Marshall 1100 Elgin Ave Muskogee, Okla. The image has an oil derrick in the background as well as a body of water running through the middle of the image.
Date: May 23, 1920
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of William Henry Gordon and Fred Smith]

Description: Postcard of William Henry Gordon of Porter, Oklahoma and Fred Smith wearing striped shirts, dark vests, and hats. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "Compliment of William Gordon to Ida Leroy." This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: May 1, 1920
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[The Main Drag]

Description: Postcard of muddy street lined with store fronts, numerous people are visible walking along either side of the road, several wooden derricks are visible in the background. The caption on the Image reads "- The Main Drag - New Town. 200 [circled]" The inscription (on back): "February 16,1920. Dear Mamma, I have written every week. I am not sick. Last week I waded waist deep across a pond of icy water, didn't get to change clothes for four hours and all it did was make my nose run. I have been taking pictures and will send some pretty soon. Mark."
Date: February 16, 1920
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Austin Street in Waco]

Description: Postcard of cars and people on Austin Street in Waco, Texas, with buildings lining the sides of the street. A handwritten note on the front of the card says "You must come visit us sometime, then you could see our nice little city." Another handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Myrtle Birk in Voca, Texas and says "Read your letter, and was again glad to hear from you. It was Cha's finger that was mashed under a big granite rock. Dr. took off one joint of it so he is minus part of a finger, but we have not told Mother and Father Houston about having it amputated. Mildred has been sick for a week, cold and rising in her head. Love, Addie."
Date: January 12, 1920
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Adobe "Casa" Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard image of an adobe house in Juarez, Mexico. In the bottom adobe house, wood beams support the adobe roof. The woman at the center right side of this image walks with a baby at her chest. Behind the walking woman stands a man behind the corner of the bottom adobe house. Two more woman can be seen on the far left side of the upper adobe house. Bottom adobe house, right side of the open door, there appears to be a large Geode rock split in two. The back of the postcard reads: "Many thanks for nice box of candy and chestnuts that reached me today". Hope you are well. J. M. Miller. 205 Mesa Avenue, El Paso. Texas, 79901. The postcard is addressed to Harriet T. Miller, 311 Adolphus St., Chester, West Virginia, 26034.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Collins Motor Company

Description: Postcard of Collins Motor Company, located at 406 Talbot Street, Taylor. Printed advertising and promotions on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1920
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Postcard of a group of firemen posing on three fire trucks outside of an unidentified building in Hallettsville, Texas. According to accompanying information, the first truck on the far left is a 1920 chemical fire truck and the persons posing on it (left to right) are Julius G. Jalufka, Freddie Buss, Henry Pohl, and Collie McCord. The middle truck is a 1918 fire truck and the persons posing on it (left to right) are Paul H. Fertsch, Joseph F. Fritsch, Otto Hanak, Emil Burkett, and (standing) N. A. Moreland. The third truck, on the far right, is a 1920 pumper fire truck and the persons posing on it (left to right) are John Burkett, Jr., Buck Sokol, and Rudolph Sokol. "Hallettsville, Texas" is written in the lower-left corner and "Fire Protection" is written under the truck on the far right.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

H. P. Hermansen Home

Description: Postcard of a two-story structure in Danevang, Texas, belonging to H. P. Jensen. A picket fence surrounds the house. Both H. P. Jensen and Mrs. H. P. Jensen stand in the front porch of their home, which is covered by a sloping roof projection creating an overhang. Additionally, there are intersecting hip roofs and a single chimney at the very top. There is a sign that hangs on the right side of the first floor that reads, "Danevang Post Office." A white sticker on the front of the photograph reads, "H. P. Hermansen was Postmaster for 35 years. He was also a weather man. He kept a record of the rainfall."
Date: 1920/1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Rosenberg, Texas. Stucco building with stained glass windows and two crosses on top. Bell tower on northeast corner of church. Statue in an alcove to top left of church front wall. Woman in white dress in foreground. Large trees to right of photo.
Date: 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Main Street" in downtown Rosenberg, TX]

Description: Photographic postcard of downtown Rosenberg, TX, ca. 1920. left corner shows Eagle Cafe; Meyer-Forster Land and Loan is on right corner. Automobiles are parked along the streets.
Date: 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Oil Flowing from Humble Well]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing oil flowing out of a well. Written on the card, "Giant Humble well yields 428,000 bbls [barrels] oil in 42 days. Humble Well, Orange, Texas 3=788=731212" The oil flows from a pipe into a trough.
Date: 1920
Partner: Heritage House Museum

L. P. Larsen Home

Description: Postcard of a family home belonging to L. P. Larsen. The photograph was shot from behind a chicken wire fence, and captures a group of people standing on the front porch patio of their two-story home. The house has intersecting gable roofs and an overhang on the first floor supported by slender columns. The first and second floor both have many windows.
Date: 1920/1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Pastor Rodholm and Family]

Description: Postcard of a family group standing outdoors in front of a bush. The man in the back wearing glasses and the dark suit has been identified as Pastor J. A. M. Rodholm. His wife, Martha Christine Nielsen Rodholm, is standing next to him on the right. She wears a long dress and has her hair pulled in a bun. The girl standing in the front of Pastor Rodholm, his daughter, has been identified as Gudrun Valborg Rodholm. Her brother, Immanuel Benedict Rodholm, is to the right.
Date: 1920/1923
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Portrait of S. D. Rodholm]

Description: Postcard of a man, identified as S. D. Rodholm, in front of a blank light-colored backdrop. He stands with his hands behind his back wearing a three-piece suit, hat, and small oval glasses. The printed text on the sheet of paper where the photograph was pasted to reads: "S. D. Rodsholm (perhaps a typo; name spelled as 'Rodholm' in other sources) Brother of J. A. M. Rodsholm. Translated famous Danish folk sons. See 'Joy of SONG', (Evening Star). Also the Green Book. b.j. 8-29-2004."
Date: 1920/1923
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Postcard of a Street in Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street scene in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a perspective view photograph of a street with old automobiles parked along either side of the street. There are buildings, some of them one story and some two stories, with balconies on both sides of the street. There are also small trees and electrical poles lining the street. The back of the postcard is blank, except for postcard markings and an address.
Date: 1920
Creator: Southern Post Card Co.
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Austin Avenue Methodist Church]

Description: Postcard of Austin Avenue Methodist Church on the corner of 12th Street and Austin Avenue in Waco, Texas. The church was built in 1901-1902 and was designed by William A. Cann of St. Louis. The edifice was later sold to the congregation of Trinity Presbyterian Church of Waco.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis