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[Pearl Street view]

Description: Postcard of Pearl Street, possibly looking south, with buildings, people, carriages, and a trolley car. Carriages can be seen on the left and right sides of the street with men and women. The trolley car is visible in the center of the picture. Written on the bottom of the postcard is "Beaumont Cigar Co" "Pearl Street, Looking South" and "Beaumont, Texas." In handwriting is also written "Thought maybe you would like this." In addition to the Beaumont Cigar Co., the back of the postcard also credits the Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Date: [1890..1919]
Creator: The Albertype Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[A Beautiful Drive]

Description: Postcard of a road through trees in Beaumont, Texas with the caption, "A Beautiful Drive, Beaumont, Texas." In the far distance down the road is possibly an automobile.
Date: [1900..1952]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Home of J. Frank Keith]

Description: Postcard of J. Frank Keith's home, Arbol Grande, on Calder Avenue. In the foreground is a utility pole. Printed on the bottom of the postcard is " 'Arbol Grande" and printed at the top is "Beaumont, Tex." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Tom Jones, Cincinnati, O" and "For 'Szafirs,' Stationers, Beaumont, Tex." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Hello Miss V. & saw your brother this morning. Why didnt you come to (?) There is lots of excitement here now. Carnival, Race horses and Preachers. Howard" The card is addressed to Miss Virgie Reed Burnet Tex.
Date: [1900..1929]
Creator: Tom Jones, Cincinnati, O
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Postcard of Main Street in League City]

Description: Postcard photograph of League City's Main Street (now Second Street) looking west toward the railroad station. The O. V. King house is third on the left. The postcard includes a short letter on the back and a Benjamin Franklin one cent stamp.
Date: 1901
Creator: Schlueter, F. J.
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Postcard of West Virginia Asylum]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick building with moss crowing up the sides, a pale yellow walkway edged by hedges and the courtyard. The bottom edge reads as "Part of the West Virginia Asylum - Huntington, W. Va." The right edge has a note that reads, "With love to all from Edna." The back of the postcard is addressed to, "Miss Mamie McFaddin 2006 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 8, 1901
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of P & L. E. Station]

Description: Postcard of a train station with four men in suits standing outside, behind the train track. A powerline stands by the station, on the deck. The right edge identifies the scene as "P. & L. E. Station, Monogahela, Pa." The back of the postcard addresses it to "Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont Texas."
Date: March 13, 1901
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman With White Laced Collar]

Description: Postcard of the profile of a woman with brown curled hair wearing a white dress with a lace collar. The note below the picture describes the postcard as "From Jamie." The back of the postcard addresses it to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: July 8, 1901
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of S.S. North Land]

Description: Postcard of a large white steamship with yellow and black steamers with white decorative stars. The flag flying bears the name "Northland." Below the scene, "Northern Steamship Co's S. S. North Land This is a perfect palace. Sister ship," is written. On the back, the postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave Huntington, West Va."
Date: July 28, 1901
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman in Robes]

Description: Postcard of a woman in a light pastel blue and pink robe with a purple sash around her waist, and flowers in and near her hair in a vase. On the back, a letter reads, "Dear Mamie I am now in Naucogdoches wishing Mamie will be here about two weeks. I heard from Elaire did you? I wrote + told her about Willard + Ruth don't you know she will be man. Jassie." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 1, 1901
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[First Baptist Church]

Description: Postcard of the First Baptist Church and Y.M.C.A., on the corner of Pearl and Forsythe streets, with three men and a carriage on Forsythe Street. In front of the First Baptist Church on the left side of the postcard is a signboard. In the foreground are street railroad tracks. This building was completed in 1903 and later was converted to the Tyrrell Library in 1925. Printed at the top of the postcard is "First Baptist Church and Y.M.C.A., Beaumont, Tex." Written on the bottom of the postcard is "65509." On the back of the postcard is printed the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Pub. by E. Szafir & Son Co., Beaumont, Tex."
Date: [1903..1923]
Creator: E. Szafir & Son Co.
Location Info:
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Postcard to Mr. A. F. Munkels, February 3, 1903]

Description: Postcard to A. F. Mumkels. The sender asks Mrs. Munkels if he's gotten his balance back yet. The front of the postcard features a photograph of St. Helena's Church in Boerne, Texas, a high-roofed, wood building with steps leading up to the front doors. There is another wooden building beyond the church (which is situated at the right side of the photo), in the background, along with a windmill. There is a wood post fence in the grassy yard to the left of the church.
Date: February 3, 1903
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 from Marie M. L. to Eva Sumner, May 4, 1903]

Description: Postcard from Marie M. L. to Eva Sumner, thanking her for sending a photograph at Easter time and informing her that their family is all well. The front of the postcard also features a photograph of a grassy field bordering a shaded, wooded area. In the background to the left, beyond a fence, light- and dark-colored cows lay in a field next to a barn. Along the border between the two fields, a person sits on top of a horse, facing towards the woodland area on the right.
Date: May 4, 1903
Creator: L., Marie M.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Pittsburgh From Washington Heights]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of three sections of a city, divided by two branches of a river and connected by bridges. The bottom of the picture describes it as "Partial view of Pittsburgh u.Allegheny, from Washington Heights." Written below by the sender. "Dear Mamie, How are you? Are you glad to get home? Helen." On the back, the address is written as "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 9, 1905
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Majestic Hotel at Lake Charles]

Description: Postcard of a four story hotel behind a line of trees. The hotel is identified by the type below the picture, "Majestic Hotel, Lake Charles, LA." The letter to the side reads, "Dear Mamie am on lake Charls today. Won't drive in this evening. Having a dandy time. Nov. 18th 1905 Lucile." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Calder Drive Beaumont, Texas."
Date: November 20, 1905
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Man in Pierce-Arrow automobile]

Description: Postcard of a side view of a Pierce-Arrow automobile with Herbert Herman Fiedler behind the wheel and another man sitting next to him on a street in DeKalb, Illinois. Both men are wearing goggles. On the side of the car are five small triangular flags--one flag says "Nebraska", one flag says "Orange, Tex. to New York via Denver, Col.", one says "Texas", one says "Omaha", and a fifth is unreadable. A metal fence is visible in the background as well as trees and homes.
Date: [1906..1922]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Photograph of Street in Boerne, Texas]

Description: The photograph of a street in Boerne, Texas and the sidewalk to the left of it. The street is lined with trees and poles, and there are two horse-drawn buggies, one on the street and one one the sidewalk. On the sidewalk, and across the street, there are buildings and storefronts - one with a sign reading "Meat Market." The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings and a note about the date and location of the photo.
Date: 1906
Creator: Kodak
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of a Couple Walking on the Snow Towards a Church]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a couple huddled together wearing a blue and red coat. The couple are walking away from the viewer towards a church in the background. The church is on a higher plane surrounded by trees. There is snow on the ground and on the roof of the church. Surrounding the image are mistletoe branches. Underneath the image is printed: "A Merry Christmas to You." On the top right corner is illegible handwritten text. The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie McFaddin in Beaumont, Texas. On the back of the postcard credit is given to Raphael Tuck & Sons. The postcard is part of their "Holly Post Cards." On the left side is printed the following: "Art Publishers To Their Majesties The King And Queen."
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Man Holding Babies]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mr. G. J. Caldwell in Huntington, West Virginia. The image on the front of the postcard shows a cartoon of a man holding two babies, with a printed message, "Holding His Own." The author of the postcard crossed out "his" and wrote "my." The handwritten message on the front of the postcard says, "I will be home on no. 3 Tuesday. Everybody is well. Max left with Lewis this morning. Look for me Tuesday."
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Suspension Bridge in Cincinnati]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a suspension bridge in Cincinnati from a diagonal point of view. In the background is a city, in the middle ground there is a river and in the foreground there is a patch of grass. On the front of the postcard is printed the following: "Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati, O." On the right side of the front of the postcard there is illegible handwritten text. On the back of the postcard there is illegible handwritten text.
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Woman in a Red and Green Dress with a Young Girl]

Description: Postcard of a mother and her child walking away from the viewer. The woman on the right is holding the skirt of her green and red dress up as the wind blows the ribbons on her hat. The woman is holding a small purse on her left hand. The young girl is wearing a hat and a green and red dress. She is imitating her mother by holding on to her dress. They are both looking off to the left into the distance. Underneath the image is printed the following: "Me and Ma." Underneath the image is illegible handwritten text. Credit is given to Curt Teich & Co. The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie McFaddin in Webster Springs, West Virginia.
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Babies and a Cow]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mrs. J. L. Caldwell in Huntington, West Virginia. The image on the front of the postcard shows a cartoon of four babies drinking milk from a cow in a field. The handwritten message on the front of the postcard says, "I will be home when the milk gives out."
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Elsinore Tower in Cincinnati]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mr. J. L. Caldwell in Huntington, West Virginia. The image on the front of the postcard shows Elsinore Tower in Eden Park, Cincinnati, Ohio. A handwritten message is written on the front of the postcard.
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Executive Mansion in Albany]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mrs. J. L. Caldwell in Huntington, West Virginia. The image on the front of the postcard shows the Executive Mansion in Albany, New York. The handwritten message on the front of the postcard says, "We are homeward bound," and is signed H. C. D. J.
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum