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El Paso City Directory, 1918

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it contains "a miscellaneous directory of state, county, and city governments, educational institutions, churches, secret and benevolent societies, etc., a street guide and householders' directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens, giving full names, occupation or pursuit, and address, also a complete Classified Business Directory, 'The Buyer's Guide.'"
Date: 1918
Creator: Hudspeth Directory Co.
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Polk's Morrison & Fourmy Austin City Directory, 1918

Description: "Containing a miscellaneous directory of state, county and city governments, a postoffice [sic] directory, educational institutions, churches, banks, incorporated companies, secret and benevolent societies, etc., etc., a street guide and householders directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business houses and private citizens giving full name, occupation or pursuit and address, also a complete classified business directory 'The Buyers' Guide'."
Date: 1918
Creator: R.L. Polk & Co., Compilers
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

R. L. Polk & Co.'s Sherman City Directory, 1918

Description: The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "a complete alphabetical list of business firms and private citizens; a miscellaneous directory of city and county officials, churches, public and private schools, banks, asylums, hospitals, commercial bodies, secret societies, street and avenue guide, etc., etc., etc. Also a Complete Classified Business Directory (The Buyers' Guide) and Numerical Street Directory." Indexes to content and advertisers are on the pages following page 6.
Date: 1918
Creator: R.L. Polk & Co.
Partner: Austin College

[Postcard of Spring Lake Park Swimming Pool]

Description: Postcard of Spring Lake Park Swimming Pool in Waco Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "Dear Mother, We are having nice weather. I am feeling all right. Have been in Hamilton since arriving in Texas. Will be traveling around some next week. Sam."
Date: October 19, 1918
Creator: Brown, Sam
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Infantry Replacement Band]

Description: Postcard of the Infantry Replacement Band, a large group of soldiers holding instruments, at Camp McArthur in Waco, Texas. A handwritten note in Italian on the back of the postcard is addressed to "Al caro amico E. Marino" in Kansas City, Missouri and says, "Questa è la band dove appartengo. Sí puo trovarmi? C'ha un punto. Su una spalla." In this note the author identifies himself as the band member with a mark on his shoulder. Fifth sitting man from the left.
Date: October 24, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis