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Albuquerque Historical Postcard Collection

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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Santa Fe Mission Depot

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

Q-1

Front Caption:

Santa Fe Mission Depot, Albuquerque, N. M.

Back Caption:

Santa Fe Mission Depot, Albuquerque, N. M.—Albuquerque is a very ancient and interesting settlement, being on an elevation of 5,000 feet above sea level. The first explorers of this region were the Spaniards from Mexico. The city was founded by them in 1706. The territory is noted for its many curious and interesting missions which were inhabited by the missionaries in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Date of Photo :

ca. 1900

Subject Category:

Railroad Town

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Manufacturer #:

95

Notes:

No distributor nor manufacturer noted. Stamp Block: Domestic one cent Foreign Two Cents; Back Right bottom: "For address only"; ink stamp: "Albuquerque Public Library Southwest Room"; "BN" penciled notation on back of card


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Fred Harvey Indian Building and Alvarado Hotel Viewed across the Santa Fe R.R. tracks

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

Q-2

Back Caption:

Fred Harvey Indian Building and Alvarado Hotel viewed across the Santa Fe R.R. tracks. To the west is the rapidly growing city of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Date of Photo :

ca. 1949

Subject Category:

Railroad Town

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer:

Bob Petley

Publisher:

Petley Studios, Phoenix, Arizona

Publisher #:

18244

Notes: Petley logo on reverse; stamp block empty


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Santa Fe “Super Chief” at Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historic Postcards

Collection Index # :

Q-3

Back Caption:

Santa Fe “Super Chief” at Albuquerque, New Mexico. A crack streamlined train of the Santa Fe Ry., in front of the Depot and Alvarado Hotel, ready to continue its journey from Chicago to Los Angeles.

Date of Photo :

1939

Subject Category:

Railroad Town

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

Southwest Post Card Co. Box 685, Albuquerque, N. M.

Distributor #:

A-27

Manufacturer:

Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C.T.Art-Colortone" Post Card (Reg.U.S.Pat.Off.)

Manufacturer #:

9A-H11

Notes:

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C.T. Art-Colortone”; unfinished correspondence on back of card: "This is a very nice TRAIN, but I guess I'll have to travel by air- as I have a date in Gallup on the 7th, but I figure- [unfinished]"; "linen" finish on front of card


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Collection:

Albuquerque Historic Postcards

Collection Index # :

Q-4

Front Caption:

Scene at Santa Fe Station, Albuquerque,New Mexico

Date of Photo :

 

Subject Category:

Railroad Town

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

Published by Strong's Book Store, Albuquerque,N.M.

Distributor #:

99938

Manufacturer:

C.T.American Art Colored (logo)

Notes:

Correspondence on back of card: "August 3,1932. Dear Billy, Many years ago Uncle Tom and I got off at this station. Andie and Gladys are so pleased to see for themselves places I have (?). Hope all well Love Lulu"; postmarked Albuquerque August 3, 1932 12:30 PM. One Cent stamp; "400" penciled notation on back of card


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