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This card depicts a public scene in the 1920s or 1930s. Formally dressed family groups and individuals walk along a boardwalk pier which leads to a rotunda built on pilings over the water. Stairs lead down from the rotunda to the water's surface…

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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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A black-and-white photograph of Tharp's Log in Sequoia National Park in California. The cabin was constructed in part from a single hollowed sequoia redwood. Transcription: this is the log cabbin a nother one just a few steps with wood all choped and…

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A black-and-white photograph of downtown Loveland, CO after heavy snowfall in April, 1920. The location depicted is the 200 block of E 4th St. facing south towards the intersection with Lincoln Avenue. Front text: Loveland Apr. 19 '20 Camera Craft…

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A tinted image of a curved bridge between steep, rocky hillsides in northern Colorado. Front text top: "Curved Bridge bewteen the Cliffs in Lower Thompson Canon" bottom: "The Scenic Way to Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado from Northern…

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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

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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…

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A black-and-white photograph of oil fields in Henderson, Texas. Transcription: This certainly is a pretty country, wish you was here with me. Dear Grandma, will try and drop you a card to see how you are getting along. Fine, I guess. This certainly…

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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…

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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.…
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