[Postcard of a Busy Avenue in Huntington]

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The image in front of the postcard shows a busy Third Avenue with carriages, a streetcar and pedestrians. There is a streetcar in the middle of the postcard. Crossing in front of it are pedestrians. To the far right corner is a carriage with two figures. There are shops on both sides of the street. The building on the right side of the postcard with the name "M. Broh." is the Broh Building. In the middle of the image at the top is a streetlight dangling from a cable. At the top of the image is handwritten text that says, ... continued below

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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Edna 1907.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by McFaddin-Ward House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 14 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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McFaddin-Ward House Museum

The McFaddin-Ward House, built around 1905-1906 in the Beaux-Arts Colonial style, housed a prominent family in Beaumont for 75 years. The museum of the same name preserves the building and the artifacts, providing visitors with a firsthand glimpse of Southeast Texas History.

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The image in front of the postcard shows a busy Third Avenue with carriages, a streetcar and pedestrians. There is a streetcar in the middle of the postcard. Crossing in front of it are pedestrians. To the far right corner is a carriage with two figures. There are shops on both sides of the street. The building on the right side of the postcard with the name "M. Broh." is the Broh Building. In the middle of the image at the top is a streetlight dangling from a cable. At the top of the image is handwritten text that says, "With love, from Edna." At the bottom of the image is printed the following: "Third Avenue, looking East from 9th Street, Huntington, W. Va." Credit as the publisher is given to H. G. Hoffman. The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie McFaddin from Beaumont, Texas.

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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  • 1907

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  • Jan. 5, 2015, 9:43 p.m.

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  • May 22, 2015, 3:49 p.m.

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Edna. [Postcard of a Busy Avenue in Huntington], postcard, 1907; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth562082/: accessed April 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McFaddin-Ward House Museum.