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[Postcard of Val McFaddin]

Description: Postcard of Val McFaddin wearing a pin-striped suit, with a tie and hat.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Carroll E. Ward and Edgar Miller]

Description: Postcard of two young men standing in a field with sports fields in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Carroll E. Ward, Edgar Miller of Lake Charles La. Allen Academy 1908. Carroll on left."
Date: 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of T.J.S. Caldwell in Sailor Uniform]

Description: Postcard of T.J.S. (Ted) Caldwell wearing a sailor uniform and standing near a sidewalk, with a street and building in the background. A handwritten note on the back addressed to Mrs. Ida in Beaumont, TX from Camp MacDonough in Plattsuburgh, NY says "Dear Aunt Ida, I wear a little different uniform now but this picture is very good. I hope you like it. When are you coming to Huntington? I hope to be there around the 25 of Aug. I would love to see you if you are going to be there. All my love to you. Ted."
Date: August 6, 1944
Creator: Caldwell, T.J.S.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Men on Horses]

Description: Postcard of six men in suits and hats sitting on horses on a street outside of a building, with people lining the sidewalk behind them. The third man from the left is William Perry Herring McFaddin.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Men on Horses]

Description: Postcard of six men in suits and hats sitting on horses on a street outside of a building, with people lining the sidewalk behind them. The third man from the left is William Perry Herring McFaddin.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Country Club in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a two story white building with a blue roof obscured by trees, described as "Country Club Beaumont, Texas." The message on the back reads, "Dallas, Tx. 10-31-11 Can't find "Jack" in Dallas either. H. H. 10-31-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington, D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: October 31, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Burning Oil Tanks]

Description: Postcard of an oil tanker erupting in flames, described as "Burning oil tanks, Beaumont, Texas, containing 37,000 bbls. each." On the back, a message reads, "Jack must be froze, I haven't been able to get in touch with his whereabouts. H. H. 11-4-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 4, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Crocket Street in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a pink tinted road upon which horse drawn carts walk, described as "Crocket Street, Junction of Pearl, Beaumont, Texas." A paper clipping of a boxer is pasted on the back of the postcard with the message written as follows, "This fellow's first name is Jack, would "Johnson" fit for your "Jack's" last name? H. H. 11-7-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: July 11, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Calder Avenue in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a stone roadway lined with trees and houses on either side, described as "Calder Avenue, looking East, Beaumont, Texas." On the back, a clipping with the word "Cold" is pasted on the postcard. The message reads "Jack is sick in bed with a bad cold better come and doctor him. H. H. 11-9-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 9, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Aerial View of Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of a prosperous little town, described as "Bird's Eye View, Beaumont, Texas." A newspaper clipping that reads "Don't feel blue," is pasted on the back of the postcard with the words, "For Jack is ever true" below it. The rest of the message is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 8, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of County Court House in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a red brick three story building partially obscured by a large tree, described as "County court house Beaumont, Texas." A newspaper clipping of the word " "If-," is pasted to the back of the postcard, with the words "I only knew who Jack was. H. H. 11/12-11" written below. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 12, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Drawing Room of Gunston Hall]

Description: Postcard of a marble fireplace with a mantle and two sets of shelves built into the wall with two tables and a lamp set on each.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Austin Avenue in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a dirt road with train tracks running through the center and horse-drawn carts on either side of the road, surrounded by colorful buildings. The scene is described as "Austin Avenue looking West Waco, Texas." On the back, a short message reads, "Hello Mamie: How are you and Jim getting along? Saw Marie in Houston. Elsa." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: August 25, 1910
Creator: Elsa
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Chesapeake & Ohio]

Description: Postcard of a black and white photograph of a white three story building with columns to support the front porch and vines growing over sections of the building. The scene is described as "White Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier Co., W. Va. Chesapeake & Ohio R'Y." The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."
Date: October 12, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Peace Tree in Santiago de Cuba]

Description: Postcard of a tree fenced by white posts. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFadden Gunston Hall, Washington, D. C., U. S. A."
Date: February 25, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Lover's Leap in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a river cutting through lush green brush from a high vantage point. The scene is described as "View from Lovers' Leap. Waco, Texas." The letter on the back reads, "Hello Mammie: How are you? We are having some joy. This is a fine little town. Sure do miss you and we may see more Tx. Louis + Smith Anne." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mammie McFadden 1906 McFadden Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: August 25, 1910
Creator: Louis and Smith Anna
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman Looking at Locket]

Description: Postcard of a brown haired woman wearing a brown and cream colored dress looking inside an open locket. The scene is described as "The Old Miniature." The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Do I know you? I think I should, judging from the number of times Jim has spoken to me of you. We spent yesterday in Calrent - am very sorry I could not make Beaumont a short visit this summer. Clem." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mammie McFaddin, 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 13, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Country Club in Cincinnati, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of a two story cream colored building with grey roofing and white columns decorating the entrance. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden 1906 McFadden Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Patton Ave. at Night in Asheville]

Description: Postcard of a cobblestone street lit only by fairy lights strung between buildings over the street. The scene is described as "Patton Ave. at Night, Asheville, N. C." The letter on the back reads, "Dear Mamie: Well by now I suppose you have reached school + settled down and had work, have you not? Well you must write to me real letters. Love to sister Ida. With love, Smith." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin to Gunston Hall 1906 Fla. Ave. Washington, D. C."
Date: October 1, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Baby Inside a Flower Basket]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a baby sitting inside a flower basket with purple flowers. The baby is holding a heart on the right and the banner on the left. The banner says "To My Valentine." The basket has two pink ribbons. The wall behind the basket is green. The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie McFaddin in Beaumont, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Stray Tom Cat]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of two cats on a roof at night, one descending and the other salivating with the message "Cheer up! We all have our little troubles!" near his head. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden 1906 McFadden Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 30, 1910
Creator: F. A. Mobb
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Seawall in Galveston]

Description: Postcard of the concrete seawall raising the road several feet above the beach. A man stands behind the railing looking at a couple walking along the rail further down the road. The scene is described as "Sea wall and Boulevard, Galveston, Texas." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 1, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Reheboth Beach]

Description: Postcard of a beach full of men and women wearing black swimsuits. The top edge of the postcard reads, "Fun in the Surf, Reheboth Beach, Del." The letter on the back of the card is illegible, and the postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 31, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Country Club in Beaumont, Tex.]

Description: Postcard of a two story building with a white fenced terrace on the second level and brown roofing. The letter written across the face of the postcard is illegible. The message on the back reads, "Your card are very much appreciated - know you are "hard" at work again." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mammie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."
Date: October 4, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum