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[Atami Hotel Postcard]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mrs. E.A. Wakeham from her daughter. The image on the postcard is of the Atami Hotel and "Atami Hotel, Atami Hot Springs" is printed on the front along with some Japanese characters. The correspondence on the back reads "Dearest Mother - We spent a wonderful three days at this hotel. We were able to get European style rooms for two nights. One night we stayed was in Japanese style - was [...] experience - sleeping on the floor and wearing no shoes in the room. Beautiful [scenery] and etc. [...]"
Date: July 13, 1952
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Aviator and Airplane]

Description: Postcard photograph labeled "Aviator Fowler and F. C. Olec Passinger at Abilene Tex. Copyright by Bradford Drug Co." Two men wearing dark-colored clothing are seen standing by an early bi-plane.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

[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

[Blank Postcard of Women's Memorial Model]

Description: Blank postcard with a picture of a miniature model of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial built in Arlington National Cemetery. Text on the back can be seen with information on how to register a name with the memorial or to make donations.
Date: unknown
Creator: Women in Military Service for America Foundation (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Blank Women's Memorial Postcard]

Description: Blank postcard that has a colored, conceptual design drawing of The Women in Military Service for America Memorial. The postcard is included with a business envelope and a blank donation response paper.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII 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

[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

[Common Sense Exterminator]

Description: Postcard with an illustration of a rat wearing a top hat, pince-nez, and tails. According to the information on the back of the postcard, the image is from an early-twentieth century advertisement for rat poison.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

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

[Early American Life Order Card]

Description: Order card from Early American Life Magazine for the Christmas season.
Date: [1985..]
Creator: Early American Life Magazine
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[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

[House in Bavaria]

Description: Photograph of a two-story house in Oberammergau, Bavaria painted with scenes from Little Red Riding Hood. In the foreground there is a wooden fence, bushes, and pots of flowers in front of the house, as well as a flower box filled with pink flowers on the house's balcony. In the background several trees and the Kofel mountai are visible.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

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
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