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[Postcard of Campidoglio in Rome]

Description: Postcard of a stone courtyard with equestrian statues on either side of the entrance and a clock tower on one of the buildings surrounding the courtyard. The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas, U.S.A."
Date: August 21, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Chicago World's Fair Fountain by Night]

Description: Postcard of a fountain lit by many soft colors. The back of the postcard adds, "Magnificent lighting effects in five colors - green, red, amber, blue, and white - will make the spectacle unlike everything else in the world. 40 feet high and 200 feet wide, at the south end three single high sprays about the dome throw water 75 feet into the air." The message on the back reads, "Do wish you + Mamie could come to see the fair. It is worth seeing I think. I have spent three days there all day and am not there seeing it. Lacy is learning to send King love with me as he hasn't any girl in view. S. W." The postcard is addressed to "Mr. Carrol Ward, Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 21, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Child in Santa Suit With Newspapers]

Description: Postcard of a small child wearing a red Santa suit with a leaf of mistletoe over his shoulder, holding a stack of newspapers with the caption "Extra! Extra!! Merry Christmas." The message on the back reads, "Best wishes for a merry Xmas and a happy New Year. Love, H.V.R." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 21, 1916
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel McAlpin in New York]

Description: Postcard of a large brown and white brick hotel with a busy street full of pedestrians, cars, and trolleys. The letter on the back reads, "Dear Cousin Mamie, I believe you just waited until you knew we would be gone before coming home. But really, I hope you are better now. I was feeling pretty low all the time I was gone, but fine now. Give my best to all the family, and thank them for their kindness. Sincerely, Rilboern." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Tex."
Date: December 21, 1914
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Mistletoe and Berries]

Description: Postcard of mistletoe with red and white berries. "Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year" is written below. On the back, a message reads, "Love and best wishes for a merry Xmas and a happy New Year - Helen R. H." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 21, 1917
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of National Park Seminary in Forest Glen]

Description: Postcard of A small cabin fenced with wooden posts. The scene is described as "National Park Seminary, Forest Glen, Md." The letter on the back reads, "Dear Mamie, I received your card yesterday and was so glad to get it but I can not come in as it is on Friday and I cannot leave then. I wish you girls would come out and see us. Aileen Lovejoy is going to try and come to see you all Monday but I can't come with her. Lots of love, Zilee." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."
Date: January 21, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Public School Building in Texarkana]

Description: Postcard of a two story brick building with white accents, marble columns and a domed blue roof. The view of the building is obscured by the treeline. The letter on the back reads, "Can't "our daughter" find time [illegible] I hear you were down [illegible] Lots of love + kisses for all Auntie Cucley." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave Huntington, West Va."
Date: August 21, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Rocky Seaside]

Description: Postcard of a rocky coast with rolling waves. On the back, the message reads, "Last report I had was that Jack was abroad and was seen last in China, Texas. H. H. 11-21-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 21, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Rouss City Hall]

Description: Postcard of a three story cream colored building with an American flag flying from the rooftop. The note beside the picture reads, "How is Mamie these days? M. C. C." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 Florida Ave. Washington D. C."
Date: February 21, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Santa Claus With Bell]

Description: Postcard of Santa Claus holding a golden bell with two sacks of toys at his feet, walking towards a black stocking. The words on the postcard read, "May you lack naught to make yours a most happy Xmas." The message on the back reads, "Wishing you a very Merry Xmas Julia Borden." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 21, 1913
Creator: Julia Borden
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of State Capitol of Idaho]

Description: Postcard of a white domed capitol building as seen from the surrounding park, described as "State Capitol, Boise, Idaho, On the Old Oregon Trail." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mr. Carrol E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 21, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Stone Bridge Crossing Creek]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a stone bridge crossing a still creek. "This is the bridge that Jack built," is written above the bridge. Blue hands are drawn pointing towards the bridge. On the back, "The question is who's Jack H. H. 10-21-11" is written. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 21, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum