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[Gilbert Building, Gulf National Bank]

Description: Postcard of the Gilbert Building on Pearl Street with Gulf National Bank in Beaumont. On the street are automobiles, women, and men, and in the background are other buildings. A sign on the corner of the building reads "Gulf National Bank." The Gilbert Building was built in 1903. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "Gilbert Building, Gulf National Bank, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Pub. by The Acmegraph Co., Chicago." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Dear Mrs. Steacy - I am perfectly desperate since you left from ?, otherwise and delight- fully situated at 1198 Hazel St. Let me hear from you soon. Your beau Jo Robertson." The card is addressed to Mrs. Harren Steacy 511 Harvard St Houston Heights Texas.
Date: December 9, 1915
Creator: The Acmegraph Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Magnolia Cemetery]

Description: Postcard of Magnolia Cemetery in Beaumont with gate that says "Magnolia Cemetery." Printed at the top is "Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "9744."
Date: October 6, 1915
Creator: D. J. Hicks Book Store
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Photograph of Brown Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of the Brown Cemetery around 1915. Edith Sutherlin stands on the left, holding her hand out. A second woman stands on the other side of the photo, in front of a monument with the word "Brown" carved into it.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Postcard of a Cherub Waiting to Ring Bells]

Description: Postcard of a winged child wearing a Santa Claus costume looking at a pocket watch while holding a rope attached to two bells. The message on the front reads, "Good Luck be yours in the New Year." The message on the back reads, "With love and all good wishes for 1916 Mamie! Julia Borden." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 30, 1915
Creator: Julia Borden
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of "Lookout" in Grand Canyon]

Description: Postcard of a stone tower overlooking the Grand Canyon, described as " "The Lookout" near top of bright angel trail, Grand Canyon, Ariz." The message and description on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 5, 1915
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Old Mill Dam, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the old mill dam in Boerne, Texas, a pile of ruins. The area depicted is a dried out river bed, with stumps, wood, and rocks laying in the bottom of the bed. In the background, there are trees and and a green grassy area. The back of the postcard has handwritten notes about the old mill and the donor of the postcard, as well as postcard markings.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Troops Entering League City]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of some U.S. World War I troops entering League City at the city's original thoroughfare between Houston and Galveston. The troops are situated on a fence running alongside the road and the railroad tracks, which are not visible. Their arms and weapons are placed in vertical clusters before the troops. A two-story building in the background has a "Welcome" sign posted in front.
Date: 1915
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Postcard to Mrs. F. Adler, July 16, 1915]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. F. Adler. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a man-made dam on a small lake, taken from down-stream. Trees surround the lake and dam on all sides, and there are large, rectangular stones piled up on the right side. A man in a light shirt and dark pants walks along the edge of the dam (where the water pours over the edge), going left.
Date: July 16, 1915
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. Fritz Adler, September 2, 1915]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Fritz Adler, in San Antonio. The postcard features a photograph of the town, and some of the small farms surrounding the town, taken from a great distance. There are larger trees on the right left side of the town, and in the background, small bluffs are visible on the horizon.
Date: September 2, 1915
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Troops Entering League City]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of World War I troops entering downtown League City, Texas. A goat accompanies the group of army men as they walk downtown. On the left is a two-story building that houses the League City Post Office, a shoe company, and a general store.
Date: 1915
Creator: Maurer
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library