[Postcard of Two Children on Badminton Court]

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Postcard of a young girl with a red dress and brown wide-brim hat holding a white bag full of red balls. The boy wears a white sweater and black pants, holding a badminton racket under his arm. The letter reads, "Dear Mamie, I have so many letters to write today that I will not have time to write you one but will write tomorrow. I went auto-riding with Sig last night had a fine time. Mrs. Carlton now is going to give a party for her sister tonight. The girls in the 'Sewing Club' gave a trolly ride Weds. night ... continued below

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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Creator: Unknown. August 20, 1907.

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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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Postcard of a young girl with a red dress and brown wide-brim hat holding a white bag full of red balls. The boy wears a white sweater and black pants, holding a badminton racket under his arm. The letter reads, "Dear Mamie, I have so many letters to write today that I will not have time to write you one but will write tomorrow. I went auto-riding with Sig last night had a fine time. Mrs. Carlton now is going to give a party for her sister tonight. The girls in the 'Sewing Club' gave a trolly ride Weds. night but I did not get in from Nacogdoches in time to go. School opens the 9th. You had better come home down if you want to have a little fun. Jamie." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave Huntington, W. Va."

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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  • August 20, 1907

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  • Jan. 5, 2015, 9:43 p.m.

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[Postcard of Two Children on Badminton Court], postcard, August 20, 1907; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth562651/: accessed September 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McFaddin-Ward House Museum.