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[Beaumont City Hall]

Description: Postcard of Beaumont City Hall on Main Street between Gilbert and College streets. Two men can be seen standing on the right bottom of the picture. This building was built in 1909 to serve as a cooperative market by the City of Beaumont, but was used as a City Hall and Jail from about 1910 until 1926. Later in the 1920s it was used as a market and at one time went by the name of the Nancy Tevis Market. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "City Hall, Beaumont, Texas.--19." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding its creation: "E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee" and "27097N." The card is addressed to Mrs. C S Browne (?) 111 Long St, West Roxbury, Mass.
Date: [1909..1926]
Creator: E. C. Kropp Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Beaumont Country Club]

Description: Postcard of of the Beaumont County Club house with pier and boathouse in the foreground. The Beaumont Country Club was formed in 1906 on a hill overlooking the Neches River on a hundred acres of land. Printed at the top left of the postcard is "Country Club House, BEAUMONT, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information related to the postcard's creation: "Made in Germany. D.J. Hicks, Importer and Publisher, Beaumont, Texas" and "G.A.P.C.M. Co., N.Y." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Dear Julia - This is Sunday and we are busy as ever. I will write a letter tomorrow Hoping this will find you well and happy Mamma." The card is addressed to Mrs. Julia Stafford, Meridian Mississippi (Meridian Norman's College).
Date: October 18, 1909
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[A Beautiful Drive]

Description: Postcard of a road through trees in Beaumont, Texas with the caption, "A Beautiful Drive, Beaumont, Texas." In the far distance down the road is possibly an automobile.
Date: [1900..1952]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[First Baptist Church]

Description: Postcard of the First Baptist Church and Y.M.C.A., on the corner of Pearl and Forsythe streets, with three men and a carriage on Forsythe Street. In front of the First Baptist Church on the left side of the postcard is a signboard. In the foreground are street railroad tracks. This building was completed in 1903 and later was converted to the Tyrrell Library in 1925. Printed at the top of the postcard is "First Baptist Church and Y.M.C.A., Beaumont, Tex." Written on the bottom of the postcard is "65509." On the back of the postcard is printed the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Pub. by E. Szafir & Son Co., Beaumont, Tex."
Date: [1903..1923]
Creator: E. Szafir & Son Co.
Location Info:
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Home of J. Frank Keith]

Description: Postcard of J. Frank Keith's home, Arbol Grande, on Calder Avenue. In the foreground is a utility pole. Printed on the bottom of the postcard is " 'Arbol Grande" and printed at the top is "Beaumont, Tex." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Tom Jones, Cincinnati, O" and "For 'Szafirs,' Stationers, Beaumont, Tex." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Hello Miss V. & saw your brother this morning. Why didnt you come to (?) There is lots of excitement here now. Carnival, Race horses and Preachers. Howard" The card is addressed to Miss Virgie Reed Burnet Tex.
Date: [1900..1929]
Creator: Tom Jones, Cincinnati, O
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Lover's Lane]

Description: Postcard of Lover's Lane and the Neches River in Beaumont. A walkway leading to a building is on the left. Typed at the bottom of the postcard is "Lover's Lane and Neches River, Beaumont, Texas." Beaumont's Lover's Lane was located near the Neches River between the Hotel Dieu and city docks. A note with the postcard states that the house in the background is the Paul Millard home. The Millard home, also known as the O'Brien home, sat on the corner of Blanchette and Orleans Street and marked as an entrance to Lover's Lane. It was demolished in 1962. Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Plate 2617."
Date: [1907..1919]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Magnolia Nursery]

Description: Postcard of Magnolia Nursery in Beaumont. Printed at the top of the postcard is "Magnolia Nursery, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "9728."
Date: [1907..1952]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Man in Pierce-Arrow automobile]

Description: Postcard of a side view of a Pierce-Arrow automobile with Herbert Herman Fiedler behind the wheel and another man sitting next to him on a street in DeKalb, Illinois. Both men are wearing goggles. On the side of the car are five small triangular flags--one flag says "Nebraska", one flag says "Orange, Tex. to New York via Denver, Col.", one says "Texas", one says "Omaha", and a fifth is unreadable. A metal fence is visible in the background as well as trees and homes.
Date: [1906..1922]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Photograph of Street in Boerne, Texas]

Description: The photograph of a street in Boerne, Texas and the sidewalk to the left of it. The street is lined with trees and poles, and there are two horse-drawn buggies, one on the street and one one the sidewalk. On the sidewalk, and across the street, there are buildings and storefronts - one with a sign reading "Meat Market." The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings and a note about the date and location of the photo.
Date: 1906
Creator: Kodak
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from L. A. to Mr. Will L. Henkle, April 8, 1908]

Description: Postcard from L. A. to Mr. Will L. Henkle, thanking him for sending something, and discussing Texas's pretty landscape. The front of the postcard features a photograph of Holy Angels Academy in Boerne, Texas, a two-story building with wrap-around porches on both stories. There is a small tower extending from the center of the roof of the building, with a cross-shaped spire at the top. There are a few short steps leading up to the first-story porch and the front door to the academy. There are several trees surrounding the building, obscuring much of the second-story.
Date: 1908-04-08~
Creator: A., L.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Laura A. to Mr. Will L. Hinkle, February 10, 1903]

Description: Postcard from Laura A. to Mr. Will L. Hinkle, discussing her return from a trip, Mr. Hinkle fulfilling an unnamed promise, and the weather in Boerne. The image on the front of the postcard is a view of the exterior of the Phillip Hotel, a two-story stone and wood house with two wings, and a wood and wire fence surrounding. There are long porches along the first and second stories, and windows along each floor. The back of an open buggy is visible at the left of the photo, with a dark-colored, short-furred dog standing to the front and right of it.
Date: February 10, 1903
Creator: A., Laura
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of 3rd Ave. Looking East from 13th St. in Huntington, W. Va.]

Description: Postcard of a road with trolley tracks and a horse drawn buggy, edged by trees and quaint homes. The back of the postcard reads, "Your letter received was glad to know that you are well and having a fine time you and Ammazeltas. Hope Mrs. Wilson keeps well and getting along nicely with her charge. All are well at Mrs. Wilson Home all the carriage making it regular. Have had a terrible tropical rain but no cooler. We hear everyday from your Mama, she is well, at Portland. Hope you get a postcard every day. Your little brothers are all doing fine, had a letter yesterday from Aida Welle, Love Grandma." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Pence Springs Care Pence Hotel West Va."
Date: July 19, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Boy Hugging a Young Girl]

Description: Postcard of a blonde boy wearing a red outfit embracing a girl with a fur coat from behind, while a brown dog sits beside them. The words "I Adore You," are typed on the card. On the back, the picture continues with the boy and dog alone, the dog saying, "Not yet, but soon." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave. City."
Date: February 13, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Busy Avenue in Huntington]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a busy Third Avenue with carriages, a streetcar and pedestrians. There is a streetcar in the middle of the postcard. Crossing in front of it are pedestrians. To the far right corner is a carriage with two figures. There are shops on both sides of the street. The building on the right side of the postcard with the name "M. Broh." is the Broh Building. In the middle of the image at the top is a streetlight dangling from a cable. At the top of the image is handwritten text that says, "With love, from Edna." At the bottom of the image is printed the following: "Third Avenue, looking East from 9th Street, Huntington, W. Va." Credit as the publisher is given to H. G. Hoffman. The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie McFaddin from Beaumont, Texas.
Date: 1907
Creator: Edna
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Busy Square]

Description: Postcard of many people and pigeons wandering the stone-paved courtyard in front of a colorful building with green domed roofs. The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. L. McFaddin 1141 Third Ave Huntington, W. Va. U.S.A."
Date: August 22, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a California Residence with Palm Trees]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows in the background a white house with a blue roof. In the middle ground there are several palm trees and a walkway. In the foreground there is grass and a walkway that recedes to the background. On the front of the postcard is printed the following: "California Residence Street Three Varieties of Palms." There is illegible handwritten text in the front and back.
Date: 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Chick Standing on Basket of Flowers]

Description: Postcard of a baby chicken standing on a basket full of blue flowers tied with a light blue ribbon. "Easter Greetings" is typed in the left bottom corner. The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: April 7, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Couple Walking on the Snow Towards a Church]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a couple huddled together wearing a blue and red coat. The couple are walking away from the viewer towards a church in the background. The church is on a higher plane surrounded by trees. There is snow on the ground and on the roof of the church. Surrounding the image are mistletoe branches. Underneath the image is printed: "A Merry Christmas to You." On the top right corner is illegible handwritten text. The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie McFaddin in Beaumont, Texas. On the back of the postcard credit is given to Raphael Tuck & Sons. The postcard is part of their "Holly Post Cards." On the left side is printed the following: "Art Publishers To Their Majesties The King And Queen."
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Field Where Lee and Grant Met]

Description: Postcard of a green field with a white sign that reads "Spot where Lee and Grant Met," in Appomattox, Va. The note below the picture reads, "Hello Mamie write me soon with love Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie Souine McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 24, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Girl Wearing a Yellow Hat Holding a Card]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a little redhead girl wearing a white dress and a yellow belt and hat with blue polka dots. The girl is facing towards the left looking at a card. The card has two hearts at the top and one at the bottom. At the bottom of the image is printed: "He's a dear!" To the right of the text there is handwritten text that says, "C. A. B." Credit is given to Katharine Gassaway and The Rotograph Co. The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie McFaddin in Beaumont, Texas. On the back of the postcard on the lower left corner is the logo for the Rotograph Co.
Date: 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Kitten Holding a Shoe Filled With Flowers]

Description: Postcard of a kitten ripping through paper with a tan woman's shoe full of blue flowers in its mouth. "A Happy New Year" is written on the ripped paper. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "With all good wishes to my little Texan friend from Flora Livingston." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 30, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Lady Looking Into the Distance Holding a Flower]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a lady in the foreground looking into the distance towards the top right corner of the postcard. The lady has her back to the viewer. She had flowers in her hair, a hat dangles from her back and she is holding a flower in her right hand. She is leaning against a rail and a sheep is looking at her hand on the right side of the postcard. On the background of the postcards is a horizon line with some shrubbery and a tree. On the front of the postcard is printed the following: "Listening for my Valentine." On the back of the postcard there is illegible handwritten text.
Date: 1907
Creator: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Letterette]

Description: Postcard of three columns describing how the sender is feeling, what is happening with them, and their regards. The descriptions that are checked are "Received no letter, Expect to be in Cure St., Feeling fine, Business is good, Weather is fine, Hot to-day, How is New York, Send me all the news, Hope to hear from you, If you were only here, Am enjoying myself, Don't worry, Remember me to Sister well, With love and kisses, With best regards, Hope you are well, Goodbye for this time, My love to WLL, Signed A. C." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 65 Beach St. Ave. Charlotte, N. Y."
Date: July 9, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum