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[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

[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

[Postcard to Mayme Collins from Galveston, Texas]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mayme Collins in Central City, Nebraska from Harry Bahl in Galveston, Texas; the picture on the card is entitled "Down she goes" and is a "Souvenir of Galveston Beach" and shows a girl diving into a body of water while wearing a dress. The note on the back reads, in part: "Be good and careful."
Date: August 5, 1907
Creator: Bahl, John Philip Herlin
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Showing the East End of the Galveston Sea Wall]

Description: Postcard with a tinted photograph of the "East End of Sea Wall, Galveston, Texas." The photograph shows the elevated city behind the wall with red rocks on the beach; the note on the back of the card reads: "You [should] be here with with us, we are having a jolly good time. Hope to see you both soon."
Date: August 2, 1908
Creator: McClelland, Billy
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard of Promenade on Seal Wall in Galveston]

Description: Postcard of a group of finely dressed people walking along the coast between the sea wall and the ocean. The scene is described as "Greeting from Galveston, Texas Promenade on Sea Wall and Beach Galveston." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 65 Beach St. Charlotte, N. Y."
Date: August 6, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Broadway Esplanade in Galveston]

Description: Postcard of a dirt path in a courtyard leading to a statue on top of a column. "Write soon?" is written below the title. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas, 1906 McFaddin Ave."
Date: August 3, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from Ralph, Helen, and Daris to Mrs. Minnie Owens, August 12, 1952]

Description: Postcard from Ralph, Helen, and Daris to Mrs. Minnie Owens, discussing their travels, including visiting a cave, seeing some friends in San Antonio, and their plans to stay in Kerrville until Sunday. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a large cavern with high-ceilings and a pit in the center of the ground. The cave is illuminated by lights placed among the rocks and rock formations. At the back of the cave, nestled in a crevice high up the rock wall, a cross shines brightly. The name of the cavern, "The Great Cathedral," is printed at the top of the postcard, along with the location.
Date: August 12, 1952
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library