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[1973 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 49th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of July 23 to 27, 1973, held by the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Appearing in the photograph are children and adults. The class provided religious instruction through bible stories and songs as well as youth entertainment through games, movies and handicraft activities. The image was taken on the grounds of the church.
Date: 1973-07-23/1973-07-27
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

Oral History Interview with Renilda Hilkemeyer, May 23, 2000

Description: Interview with Ms. Renilda Hilkemeyer, beginning with her early education and career. She explains how her career led to working in the field of oncology nursing. In this section of the interview, she highlights the development of training nurses, the stigmatism around cancer, and the value of hands-on experience. Ms. Hilkemeyer explains how she came to M. D. Anderson and the challenges she faced in developing the department of nursing, including staffing, interdepartmental collaboration, and institutional bureaucracy. The interview highlights the social issues of the time especially racial segregation and women in the work place. Ms. Hilkemeyer discusses the creation of a rehabilitation center at M. D. Anderson. She talks about her education programs to improve the care of patients. These broke role barriers and increased nursing qualifications. Ms. Hilkemeyer draws attention to her ground breaking education program for nurses in intravenous and chemotherapy procedures. This section also highlights her involvement in creating master and doctoral programs in nursing. Ms. Hilkemeyer discusses her awards and continued role in institutional committees since retirement. She concludes the interview in discussing the motivations and challenges in creating a child care center in 1963 and the honor of having it named after her in 1981.
Date: May 23, 2000
Creator: Hilkemeyer, Renilda & Marchiafava, Louis
Partner: University of Texas MD Anderson Center

[Postcard of a Woman Wreathed by Mistletoe]

Description: Postcard of a woman with a feathered hat and fur scarf surrounded by mistletoe leaves with the words "A Merry Christmas" written below. On the back, the letter reads, "I know you all are having one mare good old time. Wish I could be there & keep enjoying it all "John." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 23, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bird's Eye View of Salt Lake City]

Description: Postcard of a town as seen from an aerial view, further described as "This is a most remarkable picture as seen from the eye of the bird man. It shows most of the historical points of interest and many new ones. In the foreground are the "Mormon" Temple Square, the Hotel Utah, the Lion and Beehive Houses, the new Church Office building, Z. C. M. I. and other business houses. In the center are the L. D. S. Buildings and in the distance the Utah State Capitol." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 23, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Grove Park Inn]

Description: Postcard of a three story stone building with an orange roof and trees in bloom on the hill the building is built on. The scene is described as " "Springtime," Grove Park Inn, Asheville, N. C." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: August 23, 1929
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Holly Design]

Description: Postcard of two leaves of holly with red berries joined by two green lines. The text reads, "I'd like you to save one Christmas thought for me," with the initials "WRC." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin City."
Date: December 23, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Jack of Diamonds]

Description: Postcard of a Jack of Diamonds playing card pasted on a postcard with the words "Is this him? H. H. 11-23-11" written below. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 23, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Paul Revere's Tombstone]

Description: Postcard of a graveyard with the tombstone of Paul Revere, who was born in Boston, January 1744 and died May 1815. The right side of the postcard has a note that reads, "8/22/7 Hope you have had a dandy summer Ida H. S." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Huntington, West Virginia."
Date: August 23, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Post Office in Texarkana]

Description: Postcard of a two story brick building with a brown tiled roof and two men in white shirts, one standing on the sidewalk and another riding a horse drawn cart. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Texas."
Date: October 23, 1916
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The White House on a Winter's Night]

Description: Postcard of the White House on a snowy night lit only by lamps near the entrance. The scene is described as "Washington, D. C., The White House on a Winter's Night." The letter on the back reads, "Hello Mamie, Isn't this pretty? I guess you are going to school now. I am crazy to get home + ride in our auto + Is Miss Austin going to teach in the same place this year - With love to all - Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 23, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Trees Near Small Creek]

Description: Postcard of a few narrow trees near a still and narrow creek. Written on the back, "Jack was out to the football game Saturday. Beaumont won from Lake Charles 10 to 0. H. H. 10-23-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 23, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum