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[Postcard of Greenbrier From Front View]

Description: Postcard of Greenbrier, a white building with 9 columns, from across a gravel road and the courtyard framed by trimmed hedges.
Date: unknown
Creator: "Plastichrome" by Colourpictures
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Shakespeare's Knot Garden]

Description: Postcard of a colorful garden fenced in with greenery. At the upper right a series of red tile roofed houses sits.
Date: unknown
Creator: A. R. Quinton
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Shakespeare's Knot Garden 2]

Description: Postcard of a colorful garden fenced in with greenery. At the upper right a series of red tile roofed houses sits.
Date: unknown
Creator: A. R. Quinton
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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 from Laura A. to Mr. Will L. Hinkle, February 10, 1903]

Description: Postcard from Laura A. to Mr. Will L. Hinkle, discussing her return from a trip, Mr. Hinkle fulfilling an unnamed promise, and the weather in Boerne. The image on the front of the postcard is a view of the exterior of the Phillip Hotel, a two-story stone and wood house with two wings, and a wood and wire fence surrounding. There are long porches along the first and second stories, and windows along each floor. The back of an open buggy is visible at the left of the photo, with a dark-colored, short-furred dog standing to the front and right of it.
Date: February 10, 1903
Creator: A., Laura
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens New Daylilies]

Description: Postcard of blooming yellow daylilies beneath the shade of the treeline, while a man, woman, and child walk among them. The back of the postcard adds, "Hodges Garden Highway 171 - Many, Louisiana Plantations of colorful daylilies in Hodges Gardens include test beds of new types."
Date: unknown
Creator: Advertising Mart, Inc. & Carolyn Ramsey
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens Pine Saplings]

Description: Postcard of pine saplings and yellow flowers with concrete walkways. The back of the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Highway 171 - Many Louisiana Summer opens with a blaze of color from the plantations of daylilies in Hodges Gardens."
Date: unknown
Creator: Advertising Mart, Inc. & Carolyn Ramsey
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hodges Gardens]

Description: Postcard of pine trees in the background with white and pink flowers in the foreground. On the back, the postcard adds, "Hodges Gardens Highway 171 - Many, Louisiana The tower on the highest level of the gardens attracts attention through the four seasons, especially in the spring when azaleas and dogwood and other seasonal flowers form interesting vistas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Advertising Mart, Inc. & Jim Hampson
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Burns' Cottage]

Description: Postcard of Burns' Cottage at Alloway, Ayr. A green painted post fence leads to the white stone walls of the house, the thatched roof casting topped by two chimneys shadows over three windows and two doors. The doors lead to the sidewalk beside a dirt road.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alex D. Henderson
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Ernie Pyle's Home]

Description: Postcard of a one story white house with a covered porch, green roof, green trim and blue covered window. Two trees sit in the front lawn, and a white picket fence forms one boundary of the lawn. An older man's portrait encircled by white with a dark background sits on the right. On the back, the postcard continues with the following - "A note about Ernie Pyle To the American Reading public Ernie became the country's best loved and most famous war correspondent. To New Mexican's he was that and more. He was a neighbor and friend - and covered New Mexico from the far Southeastern section to the Four Corners marker. Driving back from the East to his adopted city of Albuquerque, he used to say that by the time he got to the high mesas outside Sante fe he began to feel a lift of the spirit. Now as the Ernie Pyle Memorial Library, his former home serves as a fitting tribute to this noted writer and war correspondent. It is now open to the public and is located at 700 S. Girard Ave. - a short drive from downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico."
Date: unknown
Creator: Alfred McGarr Adv. Service
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Grand Caverns Inn]

Description: Postcard of the two story inn with green tiled roofing, one chimney, and green fencing around the porch, where cobblestones form a walkway to the entrance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Artchrom
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Arundel Castle from the East]

Description: Postcard of Arundel Castle from the east, behind a row of trees and wooden fence. Written on the back is the following, "16th Duke of Norfolk now lives here a descendant of the Filyalano. Auces Mae Castle."
Date: unknown
Creator: Arundel Art Publishing Company
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Administration and Chemistry Building at Rice Institute]

Description: Postcard of two buildings, brick with white accents and marble arches, across a well trimmed courtyard. The top edge of the postcard sets the scene as, "Administration Building and Chemistry Building, Rice Institute, Houston, Texas." The back of the postcard adds, "Administration Building, Rice Institute Houston has in Rice Institute one of the largest privately endowed colleges in the country. The original endowment of nine million dollars by the late Wm. Marsh Rice, has grown to $14,500,000."
Date: unknown
Creator: Bailey, Bob
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Cascade Caverns' Cathedral Room]

Description: Postcard the Cathedral Room at Cascade Caverns in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of a cavern with a high ceiling and wavy rock patterns at the top. There are several, lighter grey-colored rocks scattered about the floor. Small lights dot the floor and back wall, illuminating the space. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings and a note about the cavern.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bartels, Don
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Cascade Caverns Main Entrance, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the main entrance and concessions building for Cascade Caverns in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of a small stone building with an American flag on the roof and a large sign that reads, "Cascade Caverns." The building is situated in a small woodland clearing with a gravel drive, where several automobiles are parked. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings and a brief description of the photo's contents.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bartels, Don
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Cascade Caverns' Wagnerian Stage and Wall of Faces]

Description: Postcard of Cascade Caverns in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of cavernous, rock room. There are lights strung at the top of the right wall, illuminating the space. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings and a note that says the photo depicts the Wagnerian Stage and the Wall of Faces.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bartels, Don
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of the Dining Hall of Sulgrave Manor]

Description: Postcard of the dining hall of the Sulgrave Manor. A tall table sits in the center of the stone floor, a portrait of George Washington hanging over the fireplace next to a wooden door, two wooden chairs, and two bookshelves. A writing desk sits beneath a stained glass window.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blinkhorns Banbury & Sulgrave Manor Board
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Westward Ho and Radio Tower]

Description: Postcard of a large hotel with a sign declaring it to be "Westward Ho." The road is traveled by scattered cars, and a radio tower looms over the hotel. The back of the postcard adds, "Hotel Westward Ho and North Central Avenue Entrance to Post Office. Arizona's largest and finest downtown hotel, the Westward Ho, with television station KPHO's tower rising high above the city, stands as a guidepost to all roads leading into Phoenix."
Date: unknown
Creator: Bob Petley
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Westward Ho and Radio Tower 2]

Description: Postcard of a large hotel with a sign declaring it to be "Westward Ho." The road is traveled by scattered cars, and a radio tower looms over the hotel. The back of the postcard adds, "Hotel Westward Ho and North Central Avenue Entrance to Post Office. Arizona's largest and finest downtown hotel, the Westward Ho, with television station KPHO's tower rising high above the city, stands as a guidepost to all roads leading into Phoenix."
Date: unknown
Creator: Bob Petley
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman Picking Dates]

Description: Postcard of a woman picking red fruits from a date tree to place in a wicker basket held in her hand. The back of the postcard adds, "Picking Dates Hundreds of thousands of pounds of this delicious fruit are processed and shipped every year from these desert date gardens." The card is addressed to Mrs. Char M. Matts 1438 [stricken through] Dabray.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bob Petley
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of St. Mary's Hospital]

Description: Postcard of a brick 6 story building with a separate building of white stone with a green roof, a golden cross on top, and a picture of a cross on a hill painted on the exterior wall. Several cars are parked in front of the building and on the side of the road. On the back, the postcard is described as follows - "St. Mary's Hospital Huntington, West Virginia Constructed in 1924-with many additional expansions-now has a patient capacity of 500 persons."
Date: unknown
Creator: Brock; 3-D Natural Color Reproduction & Huntington News Agency
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from Margaret Brown to Miss Dorothy Faster]

Description: Postcard from Margaret Brown to Miss Dorothy Faster, sending her greetings from Boerne, Texas. The front of the postcard features a photograph, taken from a high vantage point, of a long narrow road running alongside a stream in a valley. Large bluffs or mountains border the valley to the left, while small wooded areas dot the valley to the right of the stream. At the bottom center of the photo, a large building on the side of the road can be seen.
Date: unknown
Creator: Brown, Margaret
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library