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[Battalion in Germany]

Description: Postcard showing a 12th Armored Division infantry battalion preparing to begin an attack mission in Germany. There is a long line of tanks on the street between two buildings. A note has been written on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Building Exteriors

Description: Copy photograph of two images. The first image, a postcard for Brownwood, Texas, is split into three smaller images. The left image is of Daniel Baker College, a three storey stone building. The center image shows a river scene and a child playing in the water. The right image shows Center Avenue, including traffic on the street and several storefronts. The second image shows the Brownwood courthouse, a two-storey stone building surrounded by a wooden fence.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Building in Germany]

Description: Postcard depicting the exterior of a two-story building with a tower on its far side somewhere in Germany. Trees are visible beyond the building.
Date: [1940..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Bulls Plowing a Field]

Description: Postcard of two bulls pulling a plow through a field. The family is walking behind them with the plow and seeding.
Date: [1942..1943]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Camp Barkeley Barracks]

Description: Postcard of the barracks area of the Armed Service Forces Training Center at Camp Barkeley in Abilene, Texas.
Date: [1941..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[City Square of Brussels]

Description: Postcard depicting the buildings and roads at the city square, called Place Brouckère, in Brussels. Many cars and people are visible on the roads, and there is a monument in the center of the square. The photo has been colored by hand.
Date: [1940..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Commercial Avenue, Looking North, Coleman, Texas

Description: Postcard featuring Commercial Avenue looking north towards the Coleman Courthouse. A mule team is in the center of the street and wagons are in front of stores on either side of the road.
Date: 1883~
Partner: Coleman Public Library

Court House and Jail, Coleman, Texas

Description: Postcard of the courthouse and jail of Coleman, Texas. The image has been colorized, with the roof of the courthouse building tinted pink.
Date: 1883~
Creator: Bradford and Co.
Partner: Coleman Public Library

Courthouse Exterior

Description: Copy negative of the Taylor County Courthouse building in Abilene on a postcard. There are notes hand written on it by a woman named Gladys
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Four Men and Women Sitting on the Front Steps of a Building]

Description: Postcard featuring Dr. Manker, Mildred McClellan, Amelia Alexander, and Dr. Crawford sitting on the front steps of a house. Handwriting on the postcard indicates that they were spending the month at Monteagle, Tennessee.
Date: 1907
Partner: Coleman Public Library

[Group of Germans]

Description: Postcard showing a large group of German men and women sitting in front of two Nazi flags and a framed photograph of Adolf Hitler mounted on the wall.
Date: [1941..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

High School, Coleman, Texas

Description: Postcard featuring a tinted image of Coleman High School. The brick building has three floors and a central belfry. The top two floors are tinted pink.
Date: 1883~
Creator: Bradford & Co.
Partner: Coleman Public Library

House Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a postcard showing Oliver Loving's residence in Graham, Texas. The picture is of a large multi-level house with four trees and a white fence in front.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Humor Postcard, Apple; Humor Postcard, Pumpkin

Description: Copy photograph of two humor postcards advertising for Bradshaw, Texas. In the top postcard two oversize apples are carried on a train. In the bottom postcard an oversize pumpkin is carried on a train. Text on both cards reads, "The Kind We Raise in Bradshaw, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Humor Postcard, Potato; Humor Postcard, Corn

Description: Copy negative of two humor postcards advertising for Bradshaw, Texas. In the top postcard two oversize potatoes are carried on a train. In the bottom postcard an oversize cob of corn is carried on a train. The text on both cards reads, "The Kind We Raise in Bradshaw, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Inside Westminster Abbey]

Description: Postcard depicting the interior of Westminster Abbey in London, England. The high altar and the choir are visible, as is an aisle between two sections of pews.
Date: [1940..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[A Large Fancy Building]

Description: Postcard of a large fancy building. Notice the curly bordering along the top pyramid.
Date: [1942..1943]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Liberation of Alsace]

Description: Copy photograph of soldiers standing at attention at the liberation of Alsace, France. Soldiers to the left hold two flags.
Date: [1942..1943]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Looking Down a Battered Street]

Description: Postcard of a street scene in Europe. A person is riding their bike across the street and two others are walking down the sidewalk. The buildings on either side of the street are severely damaged.
Date: [1942..1943]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Looking Through a Building's Open Doors]

Description: Postcard of a view looking inside the open doors of a building. On the inside the interior opens up into a small chamber with another door in the background.
Date: [1942..1943]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Looking Through an Arched Tunnel]

Description: Postcard of a view looking through a small arched tunnel. The entrance to the tunnel is bordered by sandbags. Down the road two soldiers are talking by a truck.
Date: [1942..1943]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Looking Under a Bridge Archway]

Description: Postcard of an archway underneath a bridge. The small road that travels under the arch bends to the right.
Date: [1942..1943]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Mac Woodward and Bernice Gaines in Tom Thumb wedding

Description: Postcard featuring Walter M. Woodward standing with Bernice Gaines in front of a painted backdrop. Woodward wears a child's tuxedo and Gaines wears a child-sized wedding dress.
Date: 192u
Partner: Coleman Public Library

Mary McClellan

Description: A photograph of Mary McClellan when she was a very young girl. She is wearing a white dress and is standing outside of a house beside a broad-leafed plant.
Date: unknown
Partner: Coleman Public Library