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[Pennsylvania Land Grant]

Description: Land grant transferring ownership of a tract of land called "Rich Hill" from Thomas Say to Stacy Potts. The grant is signed by the governor and secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Date: March 2, 1802
Creator: United States. Pennsylvania.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Postcard from Edward William Sill to Lacuta Boulaker, July 15, 1907]

Description: Postcard from Edward William Sill to Lacuta Boulaker [sic]. The front of the postcard features a photograph from Saengerfest, in Boerne, Texas. The photo shows a busy street scene with a man holding an American flag and riding a horse. There are people walking, horse-drawn buggies, some children, and a marching band, all coming towards the camera. In the background, a brick, two-story building is also visible.
Date: July 12, 1907
Creator: Sill, Edward William
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Grandma Goodman to Robert Goodman, July 9, 1958]

Description: Postcard from Grandma Goodman to Robert Goodman, saying hello. The front of the postcard features a photograph of three buildings along a street. The building on the left is made from stone and has a chain-link fenced area on the left side; the building in the middle has two garages and an add-on on the right side; and the building on the far right is only barely visible. The words "Swimming Pool, Fire House And Library, Boerne, Texas" are printed at the top of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Oilwell Derrick in Bradford, Pennsylvania]

Description: Postcard of a wooden oil derrick erected over a shed with a group of people on the ground. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Dear Mamie, I'd like to shake you for not writing when my train letters was longer. Have at you, woman. I hear you're going to leave old Gunston. Good work my dear, and please give my B. some extra hand slaps for me. Remember our fights? Oh no. Heard lots about you, please write, Bowie." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden McFadden Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 8, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of P & L. E. Station]

Description: Postcard of a train station with four men in suits standing outside, behind the train track. A powerline stands by the station, on the deck. The right edge identifies the scene as "P. & L. E. Station, Monogahela, Pa." The back of the postcard addresses it to "Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont Texas."
Date: March 13, 1901
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 the Liberty Bell]

Description: Postcard of the cracked Liberty Bell in a black and white photograph. The note above the bell reads, "Sure do wish you were here with us - With Love - Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 19, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum