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Tonatiuh [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 27, Item Grouping Religion--Mexico (Aztec).
Culture:
Indians of Mexico -- Religion  Search this
Aztecs -- Religion and Mythology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a color drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex, depicting Tonatiuh, the God of the sun. He kneels on one leg, holds an eagle in the air with one hand, and a shield of some sort in the other. Translation of caption at bottom of postcard: "He who gives light / God of the Sun." Bourbon Codex, Lam. 6. Unmailed, no message, no postmark.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000001 (AC Scan)
General:
Maker unidentified.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Pre-Columbian art  Search this
Religion -- Mexico  Search this
Gods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / Religion, Mexican -- Aztec
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2171

Chalchiuhtlicue [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 27, Item Grouping Religion--Mexico (Aztec).
Culture:
Indians of Mexico -- Religion  Search this
Aztecs -- Religion and Mythology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex: a goddess wearing a headdress, a nose ring, and carrying two unidentified objects in her hands. She has a long, wide tail of jade, where images of tricksters are imprinted. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "She of the skirt of jades / Goddess of the waters." Unmailed card, no message, no postmark.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000004 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / Religion, Mexican -- Aztec
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2175

A Maya Temple--The Nunnery at Uxmal [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Names:
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Yucatan (Mexico)
Uxmal Site (Mexico)
Date:
1933
Scope and Contents:
A drawing depicting the front entrance of a Mayan temple at Uxmal. The image has been colored in green, red and orange to highlight designs on the temple. According to the description on the back of the card, this is an exact replica, located at the World's Fair in Chicago, of a temple in "far away" Yucatan.
General:
Series III, Box 28, World's Fairs and Expositions--Chicago, 1933.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mayas -- Antiquities -- 1900-1920  Search this
Temples -- Mexico -- 1900-1920  Search this
Indians of Mexico -- 1900-1920  Search this
Ruins -- Maya  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / World Fairs and Expositions, Century of Progress (Chicago, Illinois, 1933)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2182

Going to the bullfight--Juarez, Mexico [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Humphries Photo Co. Publ., El Paso, Texas (publisher?)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (b/w, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Culture:
Mexicans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
El Paso (Texas)
Scope and Contents:
Black-and-white photograph of crowds standing outside the bullring in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico; women, men and children walking towards the entrance, several turned to face the camera and pose. There is an ad on the wall--"when in El Paso visit the Pullman--the Swellest in Texas. The home of Old Crowe Whiskey. Joe Broyles, Prop."
General:
Series II, Box 25, Subjects--Bullfighting.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Bullfighting -- Mexico -- 1900-1920.  Search this
Mexican-American Border Region  Search this
Cities and towns -- 1900-1920 -- Mexico  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Alcohol -- advertising  Search this
Shopping  Search this
Streets -- Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 3: Subjects / Bullfighting
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2297

Ueuecoyotl [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Artist:
Covarrubias, Miguel, 1904-1957  Search this
Publisher:
Tarjeta Postal  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Culture:
Indians of Mexico -- Religion  Search this
Aztecs -- Religion and Mythology  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Mexico
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a drawing by Miguel Covarrubias, after a 16th c. codex. depicting the god of song, dance and music. This figure appears to have the head of a coyote, the animal that represents this god. Translation of caption at bottom of card: "Old Coyote / God of the Song, Dance and Music." Bourbon Codice, Lam. 4. Unmailed card, no message, no postmark.
Arrangement:
In series 3, box 27, grouping Religion--Mexico (Aztec).
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000002 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Gods  Search this
Religion -- Mexico  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 2: Geographical Locations outside the United States / Mexico / Archeological Sites
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2173

The Castaneda, Las Vegas, N.M. [Picture postcard.]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3.5" x 5.5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Mexico -- 1920-1930
Las Vegas (N. M.) -- 1920-1930
Scope and Contents:
Illustration: hotel built in the style of a Spanish hacienda. It includes a depiction of a small town promenade scene, but the image is too small to yield details.
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico--Cities and Towns.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- New Mexico  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc. -- 1900-1920 -- New Mexico  Search this
Travel -- New Mexico -- 1920-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1920-1930
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Cities and Towns
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2208

Taos Indian Pueblo and Cliff Dweller Ruins: Cliff Dweller Canyon [postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Container:
Box 3, Item Grouping U.S.A.--Colorado--Geographical Views.
Culture:
Taos Indians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Taos (Colo.)
Colorado -- 1920-1930
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000077 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Village Communities  Search this
Ruins -- Colorado  Search this
Manitou (Algonquian deity)  Search this
Pueblos  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1920-1930
Picture postcards -- 1920-1930
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / Colorado - Geographical Views
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2227

Patio of the Meadows Hotel, Las Vegas, N.M. [Picture postcard.]

Publisher:
Curteich (Curtis Teich) Company, Chicago  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Las Vegas (N.M.)
Scope and Contents:
Title on verso. Illustration: courtryard of a hotel built in the Spanish colonial style. Caption: "'The Meadows'... is a hostelry in the best southwestern style, typifying the spirit of Las Vegas which is the gateway of some of the most beautiful mountains, canyons, waterfalls and scenic grandeur in the entire country."
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico--Cities and Towns.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- New Mexico  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc.  Search this
Tourism -- New Mexico  Search this
Southwest  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Cities and Towns
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2228

Interior of Old Church of St. Augustine, Isleta, N.M. [Picture postcard.]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Teich, Curt, 1877-1974  Search this
Creator:
Curt Teich & Co. (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Names:
Augustine, Saint  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Isleta (New Mexico)
Scope and Contents:
Illustration: interior of church from the back, showing altar, displaying images of saints and crucifixes. Caption: "Isleta is one of the largest Indian Pueblos, numbering over one thousand inhabitants. It is located on the Rio Grande, a short distance south of Albuquerque on highways 85 and 66. The large church dates back to 1605-1617, and is as old as any in the country."
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico, Cities and Towns.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Indians of North America  Search this
Churches -- Catholic -- Architecture  Search this
Isleta Indians  Search this
Architecture, Colonial  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Cities and Towns
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2229

Entrance to Indian Building, Albuquerque, New Mexico [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- 1920-1930  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Albuquerque (N.M.)
Scope and Contents:
Color-tinted photograph (?) of Indian people and others buying and selling Indian wares outside an Albuquerque railroad depot. Indians sit on the ground with shawls wrapped around their heads. Other people dressed in Western (European) clothing walk through the area looking at merchandise.
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico--Cities and Towns.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Tourist trade -- 1900-1920 -- New Mexico  Search this
Markets -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Cities and Towns
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2230

Everybody's in a Hurry T' Reach La Caverna [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Creator:
La Caverna Hotel / Myers Printing Co., Carlsbad, N.M.  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Culture:
Carlsbad Caverns (N.M.) -- 1920-1930  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Carlsbad (N.M.) -- 1920-1930
Scope and Contents:
Illustration: hotel La Caverna and a man in cowboy gear barely holding onto the saddle in his haste to reach La Caverna.
General:
Series 1, Box 10, U.S.A.--New Mexico--General Mountain Views.
DUPLICATE?
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Cowboys -- 1900-1920  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc. -- 1900-1920 -- New Mexico  Search this
Mules  Search this
Caves  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - General Mountain Views
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2231

La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, New Mexico [postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Fred Harvey (Firm)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- New Mexico  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Santa Fe (N.M.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Card has illustration of La Fonda, a hotel with adobe applique, with cars parked in front of the hotel. The verso describes the hotel as an inn where travelers can stay while touring the Indian territories and the Southwest.
Arrangement:
In series 1, box10, grouping U.S.A.--New Mexico--Santa Fe.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000082 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Hotels, taverns, etc. -- New Mexico  Search this
Cities and towns -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe  Search this
Taverns (Inns)  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc.  Search this
Southwest  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / New Mexico - Santa Fe
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2232

Episcopal Church, San Juan, Puerto Rico [picture postcard]

Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (b & w, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
San Juan (P.R.) -- 1900-1920
Scope and Contents:
Black and white photograph of an Episcopal church in urban Puerto Rico. The church opens onto a plaza where people can be seen walking near the church on side streets.
General:
Series 1, Box 13, U.S.A.--Puerto Rico.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Anglican Communion  Search this
Cities and towns -- Puerto Rico  Search this
Churches -- Anglican -- 1900-1920 -- Puerto Rico -- San Juan  Search this
Missionaries  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / Puerto Rico - Cathedrals/Churches
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2233

Parque Borinquen, Santurce, Puerto Rico. [Picture postcard.]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color; Ink on paper, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Container:
Box 13, Item Grouping U.S.A.--Puerto Rico.
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Santurce (Puerto Rico) -- 1920-1930
Puerto Rico
Caribbean
Date:
1911
Scope and Contents:
Illustration of a kiosk in a park nestled in palm trees and other buildings.
Local Numbers:
AC0200-0000052 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Accomodations, Public  Search this
Beaches  Search this
Architecture -- Hispanic American  Search this
Indians of North America -- Tainos  Search this
Photography, Tropical  Search this
Boricuas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / Puerto Rico - Cathedrals/Churches
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2234

La Posta Lodge, El Paso, Texas [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Creator:
AAA Associate Service (Pasadena, Calif.)  Search this
Names:
American Automobile Association  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Texas  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
El Paso (Texas)
Scope and Contents:
Illustration on card: Reproduction of photo of the entrance to a motor lodge, built in a Southwestern adobe style, with an inset photograph of the motel interior, with throw rugs and wall decor in an Indian / Southwestern patterns. The postcard has an AAA (American Automobile Association) logo: "...on U.S. 80 West. 5 minutes to the center of city."
General:
Series 1, Box 1, U.S.A.--Texas.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mexican-American Border Region  Search this
Automobile travel  Search this
advertising -- Hotels, taverns, etc.  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Architecture -- Hispanic American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / Texas - El Paso
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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El Paso Street, 1882--El Paso Street Today [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Creator:
Humphries Photo Company, Publishers, El Paso, Texas  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
El Paso (Texas)
Scope and Contents:
Postcard contains two photographs. One depicts El Paso Street immediately after railroads arrived in 1882. It includes streetcars, railroads, one-story adobe "Mexican style" buildings. The other photo depicts two-story "main street" style buildings with sidewalks and signs in English and represents El Paso 'today' [circa 1910].
General:
Series 1, Box, 13, U.S.A.--Texas.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mexican-American Border Region  Search this
Buildings -- Adobe  Search this
Cities and towns -- Texas  Search this
Central business districts  Search this
Streets -- Texas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / Texas - El Paso
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2236

Business Street, El Paso, Texas.-- A Shady Lane, Juarez, Mexico [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Juarez, Mexico
El Paso (Texas)
Texas
Scope and Contents:
Postcard reproduces two photographs. On left, a business street with horse-drawn carriages, two-story buildings and a streetcar line throught the middle of the street; on right, a tree-lined dirt road, captioned Juarez, Mexico.
General:
Series 1, Box 13, U.S.A.--Texas.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mexican-American Border Region  Search this
Cities and towns -- Mexico  Search this
Central business districts  Search this
Streets -- Texas  Search this
Streetcars -- Texas -- El Paso  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / Texas - El Paso
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2237

Lower International Bridge, El Paso, Texas [postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Collector:
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
El Paso (Texas)
Rio Grande
Scope and Contents:
Illustration of a bridge joining Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua and El Paso, Texas. The bridge includes a streetcar / trolley moving people across the bridge. The wooden bridge spans the Rio Grande floodplain and river.
General:
Series 1, Box 13, U.S.A.--Texas.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Mexican-American Border Region  Search this
Streets -- Texas  Search this
Bridges -- Texas  Search this
Architecture -- Hispanic American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / Texas - El Paso
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2238

Greetings from Texas: The Lone Star state [postcard book]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
E. C. Kroop Co. Publ. Milwuakee  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Texas -- History -- 1846-1950
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)
Scope and Contents:
Postcard book depicts various scenes from Texas mythology: the Alamo, "Judge Roy Bean, the law west of Pecos, holding court...trying a horse thief...", cattle and cotton farms during harvest season. The booklet includes a postcard-length history of Texas, from Republic to state to Confederacy to Union membership. The images include Texas industries such as oil, cotton, cattle, etc.
General:
Series 1, Box 13--U.S.A.--Texas.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Agriculture -- Texas  Search this
Industries, Regional  Search this
Historic sites -- Texas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
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Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / Texas - Geographical Views
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2239

Greetings from San Antonio, Texas. Alamo built in 1718 [picture postcard]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Publisher:
Nic. Tengg, San Antonio, Texas  Search this
Collection Creator:
National Philatelic Collection, Smithsonian Institution.  Search this
Blenkle, Victor A., Dr., 1900-1978 (physician)  Search this
Collection Source:
Extractive Industries, Division of.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (color, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
San Antonio (Tex.)
Texas -- History -- to 1846
Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.)
Scope and Contents:
Color-tinted photograph of the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas.
General:
Series 1, Box 13, USA--Texas.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Historic sites -- Texas  Search this
Texas War of Independence  Search this
Military history  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards -- 1900-1920
Picture postcards -- 1900-1920
Collection Citation:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection, c. 1880-c. 1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution,
See more items in:
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection
Victor A. Blenkle Postcard Collection / Series 1: Geographical Locations within United States / Texas - San Antonio
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0200-ref2240

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