This is a small group of picture postcards.
Photographs depicting the people and landscape of Panama, Morocco and the Azores. The collection includes images of villages and structures in Panama, Andre Leconte postcards of Morocco and northern Africa, and an aerial view of an island in the Azores. Also included is a leaflet describing the history and culture of the Azores.
The collection consists of 932 postcards with images of African Americans. Most of the postcards are illustrated with stereotypical images of Blacks depicted in drawings, cartoons, and similar forms.
Seventeen postcards taken from circa 1895-circa 1915 of Madeira Island, a port of call en route from Montreal to Captown; 8 postcards of Germiston, South Africa; and 15 postcards from the Transvaal region in South Africa, including in Ermelo. Postcards primarily depict towns, architecture, trains, boats and scenic views. Two of the postcards have n...
Postcards depicting lighthouses in the United States and Canada.
The Historic Gardens Postcard Collection includes 200 postcards of historic views of various public gardens, parks, monuments, and buildings throughout the United States and some foreign countries, including Canada, France and Cuba. Some private gardens and estates and many Washington, D.C. attractions are also represented. Roughly half of the postcards were mailed; the remaining postcards were not written on or posted. Areas represented include Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. Foreign views show gardens in Havana, Paris, and Canada. About a dozen cards feature various views of Smithsonian Institution museums along the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Collection consists of postcard bearing image of four junks, possibly in the Taiwan Strait or near the island of Taiwan. The postcard includes a printed caption in Japanese that describes junks as boats used for ocean voyages and fishing, as well as as cargo vessels.
Collection consists of postcards on numerous subjects.
Two scrapbooks containing postcards, stamps, and hand-written information about various states of the United States. The initial pages in volume 1 contain information about the early history of postcards in Europe and the United States.
Postcard images of street scenes and buildings taken near the turn of the 19th Century in Freetown, Sierra Leone.