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[Gilbert Building, Gulf National Bank]

Description: Postcard of the Gilbert Building on Pearl Street with Gulf National Bank in Beaumont. On the street are automobiles, women, and men, and in the background are other buildings. A sign on the corner of the building reads "Gulf National Bank." The Gilbert Building was built in 1903. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "Gilbert Building, Gulf National Bank, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Pub. by The Acmegraph Co., Chicago." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Dear Mrs. Steacy - I am perfectly desperate since you left from ?, otherwise and delight- fully situated at 1198 Hazel St. Let me hear from you soon. Your beau Jo Robertson." The card is addressed to Mrs. Harren Steacy 511 Harvard St Houston Heights Texas.
Date: December 9, 1915
Creator: The Acmegraph Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Postcard from Lillian to Mrs. Albert Schaenemann, August 9, 1917]

Description: Postcard Lillian to Mrs. Albert Schaenemann, thanking her for her card, saying she's having a wonderful time, and writing that she will be home on Sunday. The front of the postcard features an illustration of a man standing in a boat on a small lake. On the shore behind the man, a group of people and tall trees line a concrete ledge, looking out over the water. Behind the trees, a large field is just visible.
Date: August 9, 1917
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[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

[Postcard of a Woman in a White Dress With Blue Ribbons]

Description: Postcard of a woman wearing a white dress, white hat, and carrying a white umbrella with blue ribbons. "Bingham School Asheville, N.C." is typed beside the woman. The letter written around the woman and on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin to Gunston Hall Washington D. C."
Date: November 9, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Blick auf Sanssouci von der grossen Fontaine/Palace "Free From Care"]

Description: Postcard of a calm in-ground pool in front of the grand walkway to a large estate's entrance. The letter on the back reads, "These are the loveliest grounds to the famous palace "Free from Care" built by Fred I. Berlin is most attractive and Azilu + I are certainly enjoying it - love to all Minnie J. Aug-8-1910." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Tex, USA."
Date: August 9, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Calder Avenue in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a stone roadway lined with trees and houses on either side, described as "Calder Avenue, looking East, Beaumont, Texas." On the back, a clipping with the word "Cold" is pasted on the postcard. The message reads "Jack is sick in bed with a bad cold better come and doctor him. H. H. 11-9-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 9, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin]

Description: Postcard of a concrete bridge crossing the Colorado River in Austin, Texas. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Austin - Tex 1912 Speedway - I know you are busy making preparations to leave for school soon - The University here opens on the 29th. How is everyone in Beaumont? My regards to your mother. Sincerely, Alla Nitsclake." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 9, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Man Eating Watermelon]

Description: Postcard of an African American man with an exaggerated facial expression, eating a watermelon. The note below the picture reads, "Hello Mamie, wish I could see you, with love, Sig." The postcard is addressed to, "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: July 9, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Pittsburgh From Washington Heights]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of three sections of a city, divided by two branches of a river and connected by bridges. The bottom of the picture describes it as "Partial view of Pittsburgh u.Allegheny, from Washington Heights." Written below by the sender. "Dear Mamie, How are you? Are you glad to get home? Helen." On the back, the address is written as "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 9, 1905
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Two Children on a Bench]

Description: Postcard of two children wearing white clothing. The girl wears a blue ribbon on her head and appears to be asleep. The boy is looking at the girl, wearing a wide-brimmed, orange trimmed hat. The bottom edge of the postcard reads "That looks good to me." The back of the postcard addresses it to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: March 9, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman With Wide Brim Hat]

Description: Postcard of a woman with curled hair pulled under a wide brim hat. A newspaper clipping reads "The three greatest things are life, love, and gold - you notice gold runs third." Below that, a note adds "And Jack first H. H. 12-9-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: December 9, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman's Profile Wearing Hat]

Description: Postcard of a woman wearing a hat around her curly hair. A short letter is written around her figure, reading, "Sure having a grand time today. Circus Day - Pet + Ina, McCormic + Tat, Richardson + "Proc", Doggy + Irish, Chad Nelms + Giddings, Lottie + Jim and the sweetest girl alive and myself going to the circus tonight. Wish you were with us." The back of the postcard adds, "Who could Jack possibly be? H. Hutchison 10-9-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 9, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Texas Land Grant]

Description: Land grant for Ira Ellis signed by the governor of the state of Texas. There is a handwritten note from the clerk of Smith County regarding the grant and where it is recorded in the clerk's office about a year after the grant was issued.
Date: June 9, 1848
Creator: United States. Texas.
Partner: UNT Libraries