A 1910 Look at the Future

This whimsical postcard with its futuristic vision of Galveston was penned nearly 100 years ago. It is addressed to Gordon Sweeney, 311 Cummings Street, Fort Worth. The message, dated June 8, 1910, reads: "Well Gordon, I wish you were with me on my trip to N.Y. Be good to Mamma and I will be there in 3 months. Your Uncle Owen." The Jenkins Garrett Texas Postcard Collection contains more than 13,400 postcards featuring Texas cities and towns.

Jenkins Garrett Texas Postcard Collection, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington