Vintage Postcards of Texas: Music Hall at Fair Park, Home of the State Fair

Welcome to our Vintage Postcards of Texas series. Each week, we’ll take you through the history behind a vintage Texas postcard: the history of the place, some background on who sent or received that particular missive, and, of course, what the location looks like today. With the state fair in grease-popping high gear and the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners teeing it up in the Cotton Bowl on Saturday morning, this week’s postcard of the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas feels especially fitting. Back when Reed Robinson, who lived on Wentworth Street in Houston, received the card from the mysterious “Moo Moo,” it was known as Fair Park Auditorium. Postmarked September 28, 1953, the message reads: Hi Reed. [Illegible] I wait here in…View Original Post

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