[Postcard of T.J.S. Caldwell in Sailor Uniform]

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Postcard of T.J.S. (Ted) Caldwell wearing a sailor uniform and standing near a sidewalk, with a street and building in the background. A handwritten note on the back addressed to Mrs. Ida in Beaumont, TX from Camp MacDonough in Plattsuburgh, NY says "Dear Aunt Ida, I wear a little different uniform now but this picture is very good. I hope you like it. When are you coming to Huntington? I hope to be there around the 25 of Aug. I would love to see you if you are going to be there. All my love to you. Ted."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 12 x 9 cm.

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Caldwell, T.J.S. August 6, 1944.

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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 T.J.S. (Ted) Caldwell wearing a sailor uniform and standing near a sidewalk, with a street and building in the background. A handwritten note on the back addressed to Mrs. Ida in Beaumont, TX from Camp MacDonough in Plattsuburgh, NY says "Dear Aunt Ida, I wear a little different uniform now but this picture is very good. I hope you like it. When are you coming to Huntington? I hope to be there around the 25 of Aug. I would love to see you if you are going to be there. All my love to you. Ted."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 12 x 9 cm.

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Texas History Collection

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  • August 6, 1944

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  • April 12, 2016, 1:11 p.m.

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Caldwell, T.J.S. [Postcard of T.J.S. Caldwell in Sailor Uniform], postcard, August 6, 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth706341/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McFaddin-Ward House Museum.