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[Postcard of Large Estate Near Water]

Description: Postcard of a large white estate obscured by trees with a wall and staircase leading to the water's edge. A man stands on the staircase, and another rows a boat away from the building. "This is the house that Jack built" is written on the top of the postcard and blue hands pointing towards the house are sketched in the corners. On the back, the message reads, "Same old 7 and 6 "Who's Jack" 10-20-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 20, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Library of Congress]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of a white complex with a golden domed roof. The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: November 20, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Masonic Temple in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a two story brick building with white accents and three men in dark suits walking near it. The scene is described as "Masonic Temple, Beaumont, Texas." The letter on the back reads, "Is the town really jogging along without Ivey and myself? Impossible! Had a caller from Miet said didn't want to return. Neither do I, but I can't do as I want to. Have a merry Xmas - E. C. C. 1194 Liberty Ave." The postcard is addressed to "Mr. J. E. Frazier."
Date: December 20, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Michigan Boulevard Entrance of The Blackstone in Chicago]

Description: Postcard of a marble entryway leading to a staircase with a golden handrail on the left and two more staircases leading to a lower level on either side of three statues. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas, McFaddin Ave."
Date: May 20, 1914
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Mitchell Tunnel]

Description: Postcard of an asphalt road running under a tunnel carved from natural stone with four arches carved out, described as "Mitchell Tunnel, Columbia River Highway, Oregon." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mr. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 20, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Rocky Beach]

Description: Postcard of two people near a boat on a rocky coast. A message on the back reads, "Tho a fish may swim and a bird may "fly." I will find out who is Jack, bye and "bye." H. H. 11-19-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 20, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Rougemont Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a four story building fenced and gated, described as "Under the same Management: The Royal Hotel, Teignmouth, Sunny South Devon. Rougemont Hotel, Exeter, Devon."
Date: August 20, 1928
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Levee at Chalmette in New Orleans]

Description: Postcard of a steamboat near the elevated coast. The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin Beaumont, Tex, 1906 McFaddin Ave."
Date: March 20, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Majestic Hotel at Lake Charles]

Description: Postcard of a four story hotel behind a line of trees. The hotel is identified by the type below the picture, "Majestic Hotel, Lake Charles, LA." The letter to the side reads, "Dear Mamie am on lake Charls today. Won't drive in this evening. Having a dandy time. Nov. 18th 1905 Lucile." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Calder Drive Beaumont, Texas."
Date: November 20, 1905
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Two Children on Badminton Court]

Description: 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."
Date: August 20, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Two Trees Near a Creek]

Description: Postcard of two trees growing at an angle, leaning towards a quiet stream. On the back, a message reads, "Think Jack is made up like an Indian and is in the show Powahatan. H. H. 11-20-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 20, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of White Winter in Cherokee Park]

Description: Postcard of snow-covered trees with a path cut between and over a wooden bridge. Two well-dressed men walk along the path. The scene is described as "Louisville, Ky. "White Winter," Cherokee Park." The back of the postcard adds history to Cherokee Park, with " "White Winter" - Cherokee Park Nowhere does the beautiful snow show more effect than in Cherokee Park, the pleasure ground in the eastern section of Louisville. The Park, containing 341 acres of gently rolling land, is cut into picturesque ravines by Beargrass Creek; it was acquired by the city in 1891, and named in remembrance of the Indian Tribe who occupied this superb stretch of land before Louisville existed." A letter adds, "We missed connection, so here we are in Louisville going to Staunton tonight if nothing happens." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 20, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum