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[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 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 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

[Shipyard in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a shipyard in Beaumont in the early 1900s, likely the Beaumont Shipyard Company. Seen on the left of the postcard is a ship with at least four men on and around the ship. On the ship appears to be written "...Beaumont." Printed at the top left of the postcard is "Ship Yard, Beaumont, Tex." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Made in Germany. D.J. Hicks, Importer and Publisher, Beaumont, Texas" and "122771." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Mary Lou - What are you all doing today - am sending you mama's slippers. had to wait for letter - did not have any things in small - we are all having a fine time - am exfectin a letter from you all ." The card is addressed to Miss Mary Lou Ginndy Goldthwaite, Tex.
Date: January 21, 1908
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library