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An Outline of the Dallas Master Plan

Description: Outline of the Dallas Master Plan compiled by the Dallas City Plan Commission discussing the fourteen previous reports made by Harland Bartholomew. The report also contains maps showing the city's streets, water distribution, parks, etc. Included in the back is a handwritten list made by Mayor J. Woodall Rodgers listing members of the various boards and committees involved in the planning.
Date: 1946
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). City Plan Commission
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Postcard of Aerial View of Marshall College]

Description: Postcard of a campus of red buildings surrounded by neighboring houses. The postcard is further described on the back as "John Marshall (1755-1835) - Revolutionary Captain, Member of Congress 1799, Secretary of State 1800, Chief Justice - Supreme Court 1801-1835. Marshall College named for Chief Justice in 1837. The Oldest College located in West Virginia's largest city." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: April 13, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bear and Cub]

Description: Postcard of two bears around a tree trunk, one an adult and the other a young cub. The back of the postcard describes them with this, "Learning Table Manners All varieties of Bears - black, brown, cinnamon and grizzly inhabit the Rockies and are not only inoffensive if not molested but are very human and entertaining." The message on the back reads, "Dear Aunt Mamie, Hope you and Uncle Doug are feeling better. I meant to write you sooner but have not had a chance. Your neice Northcall."
Date: August 8, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bear Lake]

Description: Postcard of a still lake with pine trees lining the shore at the base of a mountain range, described as "Bear Lake (Alt. 9,550 Ft.) Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Long's Peak (Alt. 14,255 Ft.) and Glacier Gorge in Background." The message on the back reads, "Dear Aunt Mamie I have picked up this pen to tell you that we are having a wonderful time. Wish you were with us your loving niece, Northcall." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Mamie Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 6, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hawk's Nest Rock Overlooking River Canyon]

Description: Postcard of a cobblestone walkway overlooking a winding river that splits two hills. The message on the border reads, "He and Irene in Houston for funeral." The back of the postcard adds, "Hawk's Nest is located on U. S. Route 60 overlooking the New River Canyon. It was once called Marshall's Pillar for Chief Justice John Marshall. The New River Canyon is declared by engineers to be 585 feet deep." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: May 1, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Lookout Mountain Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a large orange estate with red roofing on top of a hill, described as "Lookout Mountain Hotel on Top of Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga, Tennessee." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. C. E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: May 22, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Municipal Rose Gardens in Ritter Park]

Description: Postcard of a park with pink sidewalks and pink and red flowers in bloom. The postcard is described as "Municipal Rose Gardens, Ritter Park, Huntington, W. Va. "Huntington's Beauty Spot." " The back of the postcard adds, "Municipal Rose garden, a part of the Huntington Park System, built in 1933. Contains over 3,500 rose plants. Mentioned in many house and garden publications as the Beauty Spot of Huntington." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: April 16, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Union Station and Aloe Plaza]

Description: Postcard of a large white stone structure with dark blue roofing and a clock tower, described as "Union Station, With Aloe Plaza in Foreground." The back of the postcard adds, "The Union Station on Market from 18th to 20th Street is one of the largest passenger terminals in the country. Directly across Market Street is the Aloe Plaza with its beautiful fountains." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: March 26, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Vista Administration Building at Mary Baldwin College]

Description: Postcard of a two story building with white columns supporting the roof and a red stairway lined with white fencing leading to the entrance. The back of the postcard adds, "A beautiful example of colonial architecture, erected in 1842. Mary Baldwin is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning for women in the United States, and is known as "The college with a background of culture and scholarship." " The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: April 2, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Sheriff Paul Ermler, 1946-1952

Description: Portrait of Paul Ermler, sheriff of Wilson County, Texas, visible from the chest up. He is wearing a dark-colored shirt and jacket with a hat. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says: "Paul Ermler, 1946-52." and "WCHS prop., donated by Sherrif [sic] 'Pete' Bauman, Nov. 1990."
Date: 1946/1952
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society