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[Dallas City Hall Building Contract]

Description: Legal contract describing work by an architectural company (C. D. Hill and Company) to furnish plans to the city of Dallas for a municipal building, to be located on Main Street between Harwood and Commerce streets, and to serve as the Dallas City Hall.
Date: January 22, 1913
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter from the Jacksonian Optical College to Edith Wilson Sutherlin, February 11, 1913]

Description: Letter from the Jacksonian Optical College to Edith Wilson Sutherlin, on February 11, 1913, informing her that they believe her to have a clear understanding of optics, and reminding her of a diploma fee that must be paid before they can forward her diploma to her.
Date: February 11, 1913
Creator: Jacksonian Optical College
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

Life and career of Senator Robert Love Taylor (Our Bob)

Description: Biography of Robert (Bob) Love Taylor, a senator during the 46th Congress, who later served as governor of Tennessee. It includes recollections around the Civil War and other parts of his life including his time in school and his work as a newspaper editor.
Date: 1913
Creator: Taylor, James Patton; Taylor, Alf A. & Taylor, Hugh L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Photograph of Group Standing on Dam Wall]

Description: Photograph of a group of people, mostly women in light-colored dresses, standing on top of a stone wall. There is a small body of water and some bushes at the bottom of the wall, and a group of skinny trees on the left of the water. More trees are barely visible in the background. Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph indicate that the wall is a remnant of the Dietert Mill that burned down, and also includes the name of the donor of the photo.
Date: 1913
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Henry to Mr. Fritz Adler, January 29, 1913]

Description: Postcard from Henry to Mr. Fritz Adler, discussing his father's illness. He says that his father is still weak, but the doctor says if he pulls through the next two days, he will be out of danger. The front of the postcard features an perspective view illustration of a long, wide road. There are wooded areas on either side of the road, and the roof of a house is just barely visible in the wooded area on the right side.
Date: January 29, 1913
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Louis to Miss Augusta Wille, February 6, 1913]

Description: Postcard from Louis to Miss Augusta Wille, discussing something she sent to him, as well as what he has been doing since they last spoke. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a public school in Boerne, Texas. The building is two-stories, made from light-colored stone, with windows along all side of both stories and two short flights of stairs leading up to the two entrances. A narrow drive curves in front of the school.
Date: February 6, 1913
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of a Poem]

Description: Postcard of a poem which reads, "Well I'll swear - I ain't got nothing, Ain't had nothing, Don't want nothing 'cept you. I ain't seen nobody, Ain't had nobody, Ain't loved nobody, That's true. But if you'll love me, I'll love you; If you want money tho', I won't do. Cause I ain't got nothing, Never had nothing, Don't want nothing, 'Cept you." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: May 5, 1913
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Angels Ringing Bells]

Description: Postcard of two winged children pulling on strings that ring two large bells surrounded by mistletoe. The message below them reads, "Ring out the old, Ring in the new, A happy New Year May sweetest pleasures your heart delight. To render all your New Year bright." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 30, 1913
Creator: Frank Ackree
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Front Street in Tanana]

Description: Postcard of a wooden cabin with a sign reading "Pinkiert's," across from a group of large white tents. A wooden bridge crosses the river towards the cabin. The picture is described as "Front Street, Tanana, Alaska." On the back, the letter reads, "This is the city adjoining our fort. It is called "The Coney Island" of the Yukon. Pop. 200. Next to Daveon, it is the largest settlement on the Yukon river. Does it remind you of Beaumont?" The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Paso del Norte El Paso, Texas."
Date: October 28, 1913
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 Princess Victoria - Smallest Woman in the World]

Description: Postcard of a small woman standing near a car looking up towards a much taller man wearing a top hat. The picture adds, " "Princess Victoria." Smallest Woman in the World. "In her special Cole 40 Automobile." " The back adds, "World's smallest Little Lady, Born at Melbourne, Australia. Age 23 Years. Weight 19 3/4 Lbs. Height 25 1/2 Inches. The smallest entertainer the world has ever known." "Wish you were here," is written below on the back with several initials. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Mrs. N. M. McFee, El Paso, Texas, Hotel Paso del Norte."
Date: November 17, 1913
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

[Postcard of Steamship from Hamburg-Amerika Linie]

Description: Postcard of three boats near the large steamship described as part of the "Hamburg-Amerika Linie." The letter on the postcard reads, "Beautiful scenery all the way out, "water." In sight of land now, and maybe I'm not glad to see it. Suppose I will stagger a while from the motion of the ship. People may think I drink. Sincerely, F. D. Dickman." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas, USA."
Date: January 13, 1913
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum