Texas History Postcard Database Project

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Longview Public Library
Date:1909
Photographic postcard of several Longview, Texas families riding the scenic incline to Mount Manitou, Colorado.




Longview Public Library
Date:1943
Photographic postcard of the Gregg Hotel in Longview, Texas, as noted on the front of the postcard. There are six cars in front of the hotel and several trees surrounding the outside of the building.




Longview Public Library
Date:1900~
Photographic postcard of the W. D. Northcutt's family home in Longview, Texas. The home is three stories tall with two large wrap-around porches on the first and second stories. There is an unidentified family in front of the house, which is likely the Northcutt family. Two children are sitting on Shetland ponies, and there is a black and white dog to the left of the photograph.




Longview Public Library
Date:unknown
Photographic postcard of the Paige brothers of Longview, Texas. The brothers are in their early twenties. They are wearing suits and ties.




Longview Public Library
Date:1918
Photographic postcard of Sergeant Marion A. Miller of Longview, Texas, wearing his military uniform.




Longview Public Library
Date:1918
Photographic postcard of a soldier's bunk bed, equipment and uniform. The bed is sitting on a porch outside a building, and the equipment is displayed on top of the bed. The postcard is addressed to Miss Gladys Crews of Longview, Texas.




Longview Public Library
Date:1900~
Photographic postcard of Tate's Store Home Furniture Company in Longview, Texas. There are three men sitting and standing in a horse-drawn delivery cart. From left to right, the men pictured are: Tom Dawson, Jim Stewart and Alma Woods, as noted on the back of the postcard.




Marfa Public Library
Date:unknown
Postcard of Kokernot Springs aquifer in Alpine, Texas. The photograph on the postcard shows the spring surrounded by trees. A handwritten note on the card says, "Kokernot Springs, Alpine, Tex. Copr By J. C. Thain, 1920."




Marfa Public Library
Date:1915
Postcard of a view of Alpine, Texas. The photograph was taken from the top of a hill. The postcard is addressed to Maria R. Pena in El Paso, Texas. It is dated April 22, 1915.




Marfa Public Library
Date:March 17, 1911
Postcard of a public school in Alpine, Texas. The students are posed outside the school. They range in age from small children to adolescents. A handwritten note on the front says, "Public School. Alpine, Tex." The card is dated March 17, 1911, and is addressed to Byron Avaut in Uvalde, Texas.




Marfa Public Library
Date:c. 1918
The photograph on this postcard shows the town of Fort Davis. In the foreground, there is a formation of large rocks and an unpaved road that continues into the middle of the town. To either side of the road, there are various buildings enclosed by fences and surrounded by yards, trees, and windmills. The postcard was sent from Fort Davis March 15 and arrived in Uvalde, Texas March 17, 1918 according to the postmarks. The text, handwritten in ink, reads: "Wednesday. Well Janet how are you today? This picture was taken from some big high rocks in front of my uncle's house. There are hardly any lumber houses here - nearly all dirt or stone. Some are made of pretty pink rocks. They get the different kinds of rock from the mountains in the town or near town. Hope I'll see you again sometime. Miss Ada." The postcard was addressed to Miss Janet Harris.




Marfa Public Library
Date:1921~
Photographic postcard of cowboys branding cattle on the Brite Ranch in West Texas. It has the name "Bill Bailey" written on the back and it is addressed to Mr. C.E. Brite in Brite, Tex and it is postmarked September 1, 1921 in Marfa, Texas.




Marfa Public Library
Date:c. 1965
Postcard of Capote Falls, near Marfa. A small waterfall is cascading between two large cliffs. The tops of a few trees can been seen at the bottom left and right corners of the photograph.




Marfa Public Library
Date:unknown
Postcard of an adobe Mexican Catholic church in Deming, New Mexico. The churchyard is fenced in. There is a bell at the top of the church, and a cross above the bell. There is a windmill in the background. A note on the front of the card says, "Mexican Catholic Church Deming, N. Mex."




Marfa Public Library
Date:unknown
Photographic postcard of Josepha Castro. A description of this photo by Eddie Rivera reads," Mrs. Castro was born in Shafter, Texas. She was best known for her fine knitting. She knitted fine articles and sold them. It was her hobby. She sold them only to make enough money to buy more supplies. She is the aunt of the Ignacio Campos family. She was a very religious person. She also liked to help the people who could not afford to buy or have something. You might have called her 'The Salvation Army'."




Marfa Public Library
Date:March 19, 1921
Photographic postcard from March 19, 1921 picturing Luz Cruz and her son Manuel while on a trip to Chihuahua, Mexico. There is correspondence on the back in Spanish. This photo was included in a report by Salvador Roman, Jr. for a history class at Marfa High School in 1975.




Marfa Public Library
Date:1909
Postcard of Main Street in Alpine, Texas, in 1909. The road is unpaved. There are several stores and horse-drawn vehicles along the road. Text below the photograph says, "Alpine, Texas. Published by The Palace Pharmacy." The card is addressed to Byron Avant in San Antonio, Texas.




Marfa Public Library
Date:1915~
In this photograph, there are about 10 buildings that appear to be identical, all in a line. A handwritten note on the front says "Officers Line" which suggests that the buildings are the houses of the officers and their families. Each house has a dark roof and five white pillars that form the rim of the porch. There are trees interspersed among the houses. In front of the buildings, there is a large area that is fenced in and contains several animals. Behind the houses, there is a rocky ridge covered in desert scrub and plants. This postcard was sent to "Mr. Frank Russell" in Marfa, Texas and the postmark is from Casa Piedra, Texas sent August 27, 1915. The text, handwritten in ink, reads: "Dear Frank:- This card re-calls memories of much a _happy_ day and each moon-light night that we have been riding & have wished that you were with us. Don't work too hard but come out here if you can. Lovingly, Mabel."




Marfa Public Library
Date:unknown
Photo postcard picturing Luz Hernandez and Robert Cruz fondly looking at one another. They were married and had sons named Steve and Manuel. The back of the postcard has correspondence in Spanish. This photo was included in a report by Salvador Roman, Jr. for a history class at Marfa High School in 1975.




Marfa Public Library
Date:1936
Photographic postcard depicting the Grand Canyon of Texas, Santa Elena Canyon with the Rio Grande River running through it. One side is Texas and the other is Mexico. This photo was included in a research paper by Sammy Barnett for an American History class at Marfa High School in May 1964.




Marfa Public Library
Date:unknown
In this photograph, an older gentleman, identified as Charley Bishop, is standing in front of a house holding a dead rattlesnake in each hand. Three of his grandchildren are also in the picture: a young girl in a dress and pigtails is standing to his right (on the far left of the photograph), a young boy in overalls is sitting on the sidewalk directly in front of Mr. Bishop, and a second boy, also in overalls and identified as "Eddie", is sitting on a tricycle in the far right of the photograph (to Mr. Bishop's left). The back of the photograph says "Postcard" and has "Charley Bishop with grandchildren, on right Eddie, + large rattlesnakes...1947" handwritten in pencil.




Marfa Public Library
Date:unknown
Postcard with a portrait of a man wearing a white formal shirt and bow tie with a sweater vest. There is no message on the back of the postcard.




Marfa Public Library
Date:unknown
Postcard of a stagecoach pulled by four horses on a dirt road in the desert. A printed note on the back of the postcard describes the photo, "West Texas - Butterfield's Overland Stage from San Antonio to El Paso is shown here in Wild Rose Pass in the heart of Apache Country between Ft. Stockton and Fort Davis, historic garrisons west of the Pecos."




Marfa Public Library
Date:unknown
Postcard of a group of men sitting and standing around a campfire near a vehicle, and two men sitting on horses, with a herd of cows in the background. On the back of the postcard is written: "Loaned - Eliz. Jennell Spence."




Marfa Public Library
Date:unknown
Postcard of a herd of dark-colored cattle graze in an open field. In the foreground, there appears to be an unpaved road and a barbed wire fence enclosing the field. Behind the herd, there are three people on horseback. In the background, there are mountains and the open area continues, covered in scrub and small bushes. On the back of the postcard, there is a typed note which reads "Whiteface Hereford cattle add life and color to the mountain pastures." and also a handwritten note that says, "Main kind of work in Fort Davis 50 to 100 years ago." There is also a stamp with the name "Barry Scobee" and "Fort Davis, Texas."




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