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Bontrager Postcard Collection 013.1.0.jpg
A painted or tinted photograph of an outdoor scene of a palm-lined, paved walkway across a well-manicured lawn. Transcription: Monday Oct 18. Well, we got your letter. Sorry you are blue. You will not need to answer this we will be home the last of…

Bontrager Postcard Collection 012.1.0.jpg
A painted or tinted photograph of a scene of a black automobile driving on a highway past a row of large palm trees. Transcription: Hello folks, how are you getting along we have not heard from you yet. I am working. They have lots of work going on.…

Bontrager Postcard Collection 011.1.0.jpg
A painted or tinted photograph of two oxen pulling a small cart in front of a small house and a larger square building. Transcription: Sabbath morning (illegible) well how is all this (illegible) go it shure is nice here. We are fixing to go to S.C.…

Bontrager Postcard Collection 010.1.0.jpg
A painted or tinted photograph of seventeen men wearing sombreros, and multiple bandoliers strapped across their chests and waists. The front row of men hold rifles casually by the barrels. Front text: (top) El General Francisco Villa y su estado…

Bontrager Postcard Collection 008.1.0.jpg
A tinted photograph of a public scene in a market plaza in Matamoros, Mexico. Roughly 20 figures stand in front of a covered marketplace in a plaza, next to a clock tower. Transcription: Dear mama and popa, guess you will be surprised to no I am…

Bontrager Postcard Collection 006.1.0.jpg
Colorful tinted image printed on linen-textured paper shows a bull and bullfighter facing off before stands of spectators. Transcription: Hello Ora, here I am in Juarez Mexico seeing lots of sights. Wish you were here. Love Ruthie

Bontrager Postcard Collection 002.1.0.jpg
This postcard from the 1930s shows a black-and-white photograph of a highway lined with large palm trees. A caption printed at the bottom of the image indicates that the photograph was taken in southern Texas, in the lower Rio Grande…
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