[Postcard of West Coast Inn on Tampa Bay]

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Postcard of a four story building with white balconies and two cars parked in front. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Dear Mamie, How are you making it? We are at Trables, in the southern part of Florida, but it has been too cool to have much fishing. I had a swim the other day however, which reminded me of Rollover. My best to all the family, yours, Kilbourn." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin, McFaddin Ave, Beaumont, Tex."

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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Creator: Unknown. March 5, 1914.

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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 four story building with white balconies and two cars parked in front. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Dear Mamie, How are you making it? We are at Trables, in the southern part of Florida, but it has been too cool to have much fishing. I had a swim the other day however, which reminded me of Rollover. My best to all the family, yours, Kilbourn." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin, McFaddin Ave, Beaumont, Tex."

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1 postcard : col. ; 9 x 14 cm

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  • March 5, 1914

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  • Jan. 5, 2015, 9:43 p.m.

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  • May 27, 2015, 12:55 p.m.

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[Postcard of West Coast Inn on Tampa Bay], postcard, March 5, 1914; St. Petersburg, Florida. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth563019/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McFaddin-Ward House Museum.