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[Postcard from L. A. to Mr. Will L. Henkle, April 8, 1908]

Description: Postcard from L. A. to Mr. Will L. Henkle, thanking him for sending something, and discussing Texas's pretty landscape. The front of the postcard features a photograph of Holy Angels Academy in Boerne, Texas, a two-story building with wrap-around porches on both stories. There is a small tower extending from the center of the roof of the building, with a cross-shaped spire at the top. There are a few short steps leading up to the first-story porch and the front door to the academy. There are several trees surrounding the building, obscuring much of the second-story.
Date: 1908-04-08~
Creator: A., L.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of 3rd Ave. Looking East from 13th St. in Huntington, W. Va.]

Description: Postcard of a road with trolley tracks and a horse drawn buggy, edged by trees and quaint homes. The back of the postcard reads, "Your letter received was glad to know that you are well and having a fine time you and Ammazeltas. Hope Mrs. Wilson keeps well and getting along nicely with her charge. All are well at Mrs. Wilson Home all the carriage making it regular. Have had a terrible tropical rain but no cooler. We hear everyday from your Mama, she is well, at Portland. Hope you get a postcard every day. Your little brothers are all doing fine, had a letter yesterday from Aida Welle, Love Grandma." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Pence Springs Care Pence Hotel West Va."
Date: July 19, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Busy Square]

Description: Postcard of many people and pigeons wandering the stone-paved courtyard in front of a colorful building with green domed roofs. The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. L. McFaddin 1141 Third Ave Huntington, W. Va. U.S.A."
Date: August 22, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Kitten Holding a Shoe Filled With Flowers]

Description: Postcard of a kitten ripping through paper with a tan woman's shoe full of blue flowers in its mouth. "A Happy New Year" is written on the ripped paper. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "With all good wishes to my little Texan friend from Flora Livingston." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 30, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Adler's Ranch, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Adler's Ranch in Boerne, Texas. Th postcard features a photograph of an l-shaped, two-story building with light-colored wood siding and a wrap-around front porch. Much of the ranch house is obscured by tall trees, and there is a wooden fence surrounding the house and lawn. There are several men in white dress shirts sitting in chairs on the front lawn, and one of the men is pictured translucently in several different spots (due to long-exposure photography). There are handwritten notes around the photograph, reading: "Here we are stopping, a kiss from Papa, Apr 7-08." The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 1908-04-07~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[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 Beaumont Country Club]

Description: Postcard of a red roofed two story building behind a dock built on a body of water. The letter on the back is illegible but for the words, "Just found these cards." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, West Virginia."
Date: May 5, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bridge over Ohio River in Parkersburg]

Description: Postcard of a bridge crossing a river with a train crossing the bridge. A note reads, "Write to my sons my address 1020 Queen St." The letter continues with "I certainly am horny sick for Prince," the rest of the letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 14, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown]

Description: Postcard of a large stone monument near a white house. The monument's history is as follows, "The construction of this monument was begun 1825 and was not dedicated until June 17, 1843. It is 30 feet square at the base and 220 feet high." The letter on the back is illegible, and the postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin Huntington W. Va. 1141 3rd Ave."
Date: August 1, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Camp Nichols in New Orleans]

Description: Postcard of a large white house behind two people standing near the white bridge crossing a body of water. Camp Nichols was a home for Confederate soldiers. The letter on the back is illegible, and the postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: April 2, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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