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Carnival flags at the Battle of Flowers Parade
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Carnival flags at the Battle of Flowers Parade - Front. [1907 - 1911]. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. August 21, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/654/show/652.

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([1907 - 1911]). Carnival flags at the Battle of Flowers Parade - Front. Historic Texas Postcards. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/654/show/652

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Carnival flags at the Battle of Flowers Parade - Front, [1907 - 1911], Historic Texas Postcards, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed August 21, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16/item/654/show/652.

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Title Carnival flags at the Battle of Flowers Parade
Publisher Raphael Tuck & Sons;
Date [1907 - 1911]
About the Date This date was approximated by researching the building or site depicted on the postcard, or by examining the appearance of the postcard itself.
Caption On lower left: "San Antonio, Tex. CARNIVAL FLAGS - THE BATTLE OF FLOWERS" On reverse: "The revolution of Texas, against the government of Santa Anna of Mexico, started in 1835, at which time San Antonio had a population of 7,000. The fall of the Alamo, March 6th, 1836 (when Travis, Crockett, Bowie and 180 brave Texans perished), and the battle of San Jacinto, April 22d, 1836, ended the rule under the Mexican flag, and the "Lone Star of Texas" was born. The annual celebration of "The Battle of Flowers" on April 22d is in commemoration of the latter event."
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Fiesta San Antonio (San Antonio, Tex.)
Subject.Topical (AAT)
  • parades
  • flags
  • fireworks (visual works)
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • San Antonio, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • photographic postcards
Language English
Physical Description 1 color postcard
Postcard Number 2452
Format (IMT)
  • image/jpeg
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Sub-Series 1, Sub-Sub-Series 7, Box 4, Folder 111
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas and Houston" Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=356
Digital Collection Historic Texas Postcards
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll16
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please use the citation: "Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. UH Digital Library. " To order a higher resolution reproduction, please click the "Request High Res" button at the bottom of the page.
Index Date 1911-12-31
Item Description
Title Front
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Use and Reproduction This image is in the public domain and may be used freely. If publishing in print, electronically, or on a website, please use the citation: "Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries." To order a higher resolution reproduction, see http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections-archives/request-digital
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