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[Postcard of Arch Rock on Mackinac Island in Michigain]

Description: Postcard of an arching length of rock connecting two islands, parting to reveal a circular view of the sea, where a white sailboat floats. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Isn't this a beautiful place? Sister Sky." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington West Va."
Date: August 31, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bath House and Pool at Agua Caliente]

Description: Postcard of a group of people in suits and five swimmers near the brightly tiled edge of the pool, described as "Bath House and Pool, Agua Caliente, Mexico." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas, U. S. A."
Date: August 31, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bayou St. John in New Orleans]

Description: Postcard of a red roofed estate near a body of water with two white boats near the edge of the water. The letter is illegible but for the first sentence, "How is my dear little girl today?" The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: March 31, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Camp Zachary Taylor in Kentucky]

Description: Postcard of a campus of two story buildings built in close proximity, described as "Birds-eye of section of the camp in which 40,000 men are in training for overseas warfare. The camp covers several square miles and has fully 1,000 buildings." The message on the front and back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: January 31, 1918
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Chesapeak & Ohio R. R. Depot in Staunton, Va.]

Description: Postcard of a yellow one story building with blue roofing with three women on the stairs, a double horse drawn cart strolling down the cobblestone road where two men and a woman are walking in the opposite direction. Below the picture, the name "Sig" is written. The picture on the postcard is described with the following, "Chesapeake & Ohio R. R. Depot. The Depot of the Chesapeak & Ohio Railroad at Staunton is a handsome brick structure, built in 1905 at a cost of about $30,000. It is provided with an extended, covered shed so as to protect very long trains, and the total length of the station, including the platform, is 650 feet." The letter reads, "Hello Mamie, your postcard received this a.m. Why don't you ever write me? With love - Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington W. Va."
Date: August 31, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Country Club in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a two story white building with a blue roof obscured by trees, described as "Country Club Beaumont, Texas." The message on the back reads, "Dallas, Tx. 10-31-11 Can't find "Jack" in Dallas either. H. H. 10-31-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington, D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: October 31, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Docks and Railroad at Port Arthur]

Description: Postcard of a train on the tracks on the docks. Three young men stand in front of the train engine. "The Docks and Railroad, Port Arthur, Texas," is written below the picture. On the back, "Hello - come down in Sig's Auto Marie B," is written. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave Huntington W. Va."
Date: July 31, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of East Side High School in Portland]

Description: Postcard of a three story stone building with a light green tiled roof. The message on the back of the postcard reads, "Hello! Shirley! This is a lovely city and we all like it. Lots and lots of love - Ever-Lei." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 65 Beach Ave. Charlotte N. Y."
Date: August 31, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Girl in Red Dress and White Bonnet Tuesday]

Description: Postcard of a young girl wearing a red dress and white bonnet while she irons a set of clothes on a white ironing board supported by green chairs. The postcard is part of a weekday themed series, the "Tuesday" issue. The letter written below the picture reads, "Let your things all together as we dress Sunday morn Miss R house Friday at first movie." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington W. Va."
Date: August 31, 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Gunston Hall]

Description: Postcard of a four story brick building with white accents, described as "Gunston Hall, Washington, D. C." The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "I am sending you a copy of our new catalogue and hope that you may interest a girl asking a school for next year. Mrs. B. BR. Hearn." The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: March 31, 1913
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Oregon State Building]

Description: Postcard of a two story white building with a golden domed roof. The scene is described as, "Oregon State Building, Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, Washington." The message on the back of the postcard reads, "The Exposition is lovely and I know you would enjoy being here and taking in the Seattle air and other amusements. Lots of Love Carver-Lee." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 65 Beach Ave. Charlotte, N. Y."
Date: August 31, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Reheboth Beach]

Description: Postcard of a beach full of men and women wearing black swimsuits. The top edge of the postcard reads, "Fun in the Surf, Reheboth Beach, Del." The letter on the back of the card is illegible, and the postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 31, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Residence on North Yakima Ave.]

Description: Postcard of a two story house on North Yakima Ave., Tacoma, Wash. The note below the picture reads, "My dear Mamie May 28-1907. I wish you were here to spend the day with me in the park tomorrow - we are going to have a picnic. It's only a block from me. I will make some sketches and think of my Beaumont girls. Write to me. Lovingly, Estelle Avrith 215 North K Street."
Date: May 31, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Sketch of Young Woman]

Description: Postcard of a sketch of a young woman at the center of the postcard, with a letter written in the empty space. The letter reads, "Thanking you for your pretty Xmas present and it certainly was nice of you to send it. Wishing you a Happy New Year. From your Friend, Amisette Northcott." The postcard is addressed to, "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 31, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Iroquois Hotel]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mr. James Lewis Caldwell, Jr. in Huntington, West Virginia. The image on the front of the postcard shows the Iroquois Hotel in Buffalo, New York. The handwritten message on the front of the postcard, signed V. M., says, "We are having a fine time. Going to Detroit this P.M. Crossed Lake Ontario yesterday going to Toronto. Mr. and Mrs. Nigh and Gordou stopped here, the twenty-ninth."
Date: July 31, 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of View of Ohio River from Altamont Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick building near a winding river. The note on the back of the postcard reads, "Monday, The Altamont. There is a girl down here that knows you - met you at Pence. Her name is Martha Lesher. She stayed at Valley Nights. Do you remember her? Love, H. Ian." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va. for J. L. Caldwell."
Date: August 31, 1908
Creator: R. L. McClare
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of View of Ohio River from Altamont Hotel 2]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick building near a winding river. A note written on the postcard reads, "This is the only view that they have at this hotel so that is the reason I am sending the girls postals all alike." The back of the postcard continues with, "Hello! Have been playing tennis all morning - tired to death. Going to Chester Park tomorrow night maybe. Heine." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Third Avenue Huntington, W. Va. Care J. L. Caldwell."
Date: August 31, 1908
Creator: R. L. McClare
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Watch and Mistletoe]

Description: Postcard of a golden pocket-watch with mistletoe behind it and a new years message which reads, "Greetings for the New Year Times change in many ways but not in ways of Friendship." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mayme McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 31, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum