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[Postcard of John E. Quarles Co. Lumber Building]

Description: Postcard of the John E. Quarles Co. Lumber building in Garland, Texas, a two-story building with the store name painted on the top border. Several men and wagons are on the street in front of the building.
Date: [1910..1920]
Partner: Historic Mesquite, Inc.

[Postcard of J. A. Allen and Mother's Residences]

Description: Postcard of two homes with picket fences on a dirt road. A note on the front of the postcard says "J. A. Allen and Mother's Residences, Mesquite, Texas."
Date: [1900..1920]
Partner: Historic Mesquite, Inc.

[Postcard of J. A. Allen Building]

Description: Postcard of a building with "J. A. Allen" on its sign, four men standing on the front porch, and lumber stacked in a yard next to the building. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. J. T. Walker in Alvord, Texas (Quarles Lumber Co.) and reads: "Hello Mr. Walker, how do you like the looks of papa's new lumber yard? The man that works for papa is not in the picture. Orval."
Date: February 11, 1910
Partner: Historic Mesquite, Inc.

[Postcard of Virginia Catherine Longley]

Description: Postcard of Virginia Catherine Longely (Mrs. Hugh Lawrence) carrying a handbag and wearing gloves, a hat, and a feather-trimmed coat.
Date: [1900..1915]
Partner: Historic Mesquite, Inc.

[Postcard of Onyx Lawrence]

Description: Postcard of Onyx Lawrence as a young girl wearing a white dress, sitting on a chair and leaning on a table.
Date: [1910..1915]
Partner: Historic Mesquite, Inc.

[Postcard to Dwaine and Thurman Maxwell, May 6, 1946]

Description: Postcard sent to Dwaine and Thurman Maxwell. On the reverse side of the postcard is a poem wishing good cheer and a scripture from Psalms at the bottom.
Date: May 6, 1946
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[H. E. Byrne, President Tyler Commercial College, Tyler, Texas]

Description: Postcard containing a photograph, a portrait, and a letter from H. E. Byrne, President of Tyler Commercial College in Tyler, Texas. This alumni pamphelt discuss the school's progress and includes a group photograph of students from the University. The caption reads: "Picture of students in daily attendance at Tyler Commercial College, Tyler, Texas. Positively America's Largest School of Bookkeeping, Shorthand, and Telegraphy ~~1500 Enrollments Annually. Two Large Buildings. ~~Twenty Teachers~~ Positions Secured~~ Write for Free Catalogue."
Date: unknown
Creator: Byrne, H. E.
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Postcard of Dead Ducks at Chris's Cafe]

Description: Postcard of dead ducks hanging from a wooden pole in front of the window of "Chris's Cafe." A sign above the ducks says, "These ducks killed with Peter's High Velocity Shells (The Shell With A Wallop). Peter's Shells for Sale by the W. A. Holt Co. Inc., 407 Franklin St."
Date: 1920
Creator: Gildersleeve
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Mable Blair]

Description: Postcard of Mable Blair wearing a dress with a fur collar and a hat. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Atchison School Students]

Description: Postcard of students from Atchison School in Hillsboro, Texas posing outside of the school building.
Date: [1913..1914]
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Charley Douglas]

Description: Postcard of Charley Douglas, a young man wearing a suit and tie. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Rosenberg Library]

Description: Postcard of a library in Galveston, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says: "Rosenberg Library, Galveston, Texas, Designed by Eames & Young, St. Louis, Dedicated June 22, 1904."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Young Men and Women]

Description: Postcard of Irene Cross and Clifford Burkes sitting in a chair with Mable Blair and Nathan Plummer standing behind them. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: September 30, 1923
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of a Woman]

Description: Postcard of a young woman wearing a coat and a flowered hat standing behind a counter in front of a painted backdrop. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "Don't get scared." This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Morrel Thompson]

Description: Postcard of Morrel Thompson, a young boy sitting on a stool. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of a Woman]

Description: Postcard of a woman wearing a dark coat with a scarf tied around her hair and standing in front of a painted backdrop. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of a Woman]

Description: Postcard of a woman wearing a white dress and hat and sitting on a chair.. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of a Man]

Description: Postcard of a man wearing a suit and sitting in a chair with a hat in his lap. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Cloradee and George E.]

Description: Postcard of Cloradee E., a woman with a dark dress and hat, sitting on a bench and holding her son, George. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: November 28, 1925
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Pirtle's Cactus Garden]

Description: Postcard of a garden of cacti. A note on the front of the postcard describes it: "A section Pirtle's Cactus Garden, near Edinburg, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard, addressed to Mrs. Perkins in Crosbyton, Texas, says, "Dear Aunt, We are seeing so many things that make us think of you. Hope you are doing fine. Love from Marie and Mrs. Lamar."
Date: unknown
Creator: Lamar, Marie
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Vera Lee Douglas]

Description: Postcard of Vera Lee Douglas, a baby wearing a long white dress and sitting in a chair with pillows. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of a Woman]

Description: Postcard of a woman wearing a white dress and black hat and holding a cane. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis