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[Postcard of St. John's Cathedral]

Description: Postcard of a large white and grey cathedral among skyscrapers, described as "St. John's Cathedral, Hong Kong. Foundation Stone Laid in 1847." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. C. E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas 77001 U. S. A."
Date: May 10, 1982
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Virginia Beach]

Description: Postcard of a crowded beach with yellow and blue umbrellas set on the beach, further described as "Aerial view looking south. Many bathers can be seen on the beach enjoying the sun and surf." The message on the back reads, "Mamie - dear -Have just had the nice long lack with you and promised to send you our Va. Beach address - so here tis - 7604 - Ocean Front Virginia Beach - Virginia, 23451 Phone: (804) 428-5583 - The picture on the front of card shows you what a wide, lovely beach we have - of course our house is way up on the beach and very private - not all the people you see in picture. Do wish you would come and see us - Bestest love - Irene R." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas 77701."
Date: August 25, 1981
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Egyptian Beach]

Description: Postcard of a crowded beach with many swimmers in the ocean and brightly colored umbrellas lining the shore. The message on the back reads, "Hello everybody - hope Ciel is feeling much better - we're on the bus going from Port Saed to Cairo - Very colorful but very pretentious and hot.n See you soon, Patrick." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas U. S. A. 777."
Date: July 29, 1979
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Shaw Park Gardens]

Description: Postcard of a pool surrounded by trees on a hill overlooking the coast, described as "Shaw Park Gardens situated at an altitude of approx. 300 ft. then command a panoramic view of the Harbour and Town of Ocho Rios. Guided Tours are available so that the lush verdant vegetation and breath-taking views can be fully enjoyed and appreciated." The message on the back reads, "Sunday, Nov. 12 - Jamaica Mamie dear- Just this morning I realized you had a birthday on Nov. 7 (?) So this is a belated Happy B-Day card!! Jack + I are spending the month of Nov. here in our cottage by the sea - Tis so lovely. I really hate to leave but we will go back to spend Christmas with all the family then return here late January. Have not heard from you in such a long time - Hope you received the card we sent you when we were on our lovely cruise - Bestest love - Irene R." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas, 77701 U. S. A."
Date: November 4, 1978
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Aerial View of an Inn]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the Inn of the Six Flags in Dallas, Texas. There are several cars parked in the lot around the buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Aerial View of Dallas]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of Dallas, Texas, with the Southland Center in the middle of the drawing.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Aerial View of the JFK Memorial]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the John F. Kennedy Memorial and surrounding roads and buildings in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1970
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Back of a Postcard]

Description: Back of a postcard advertising the Southern States Steel Co. in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Buildings in Dallas]

Description: Postcard of the Braniff Airways, Frito-Lay, and Exchange Bank buildings in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Butler Bros. Building]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Butler Brothers building in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Car Driving Up a Hill]

Description: Postcard of a man driving a Brush Runabout car up a 45° hill in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[City-Wide Halloween Prank]

Description: Postcard photograph of five children in front of a building with multiple signs on Main Street (now Second Street) in League City. A note on the back of the postcard states that they are looking west toward the railroad station and that this is a Halloween prank.
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Cliff Towers Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Cliff Towers Hotel seen from the Lake Cliffs in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Commonwealth Bank Building]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Commonwealth Bank building in Dallas, Texas. Cars and people are visible on the road.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Conquistador Riding a Mule]

Description: Postcard of a man dressed up as a conquistador on a mule in front of a stone wall at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[The Cotton Bowl]

Description: Postcard of a full Cotton Bowl stadium in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Crowd at Nalers Plantation Restaurant]

Description: Postcard of a crowd of people eating on the patio of Nalers Plantation Restaurant at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Dallas City Hall]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the city hall building in Dallas, Texas. The handwritten note at the bottom reads: "I am well and moving on slowly".
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Dallas Fort Worth Regional Airport]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the Dallas Fort Worth Regional Airport in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Dallas Gas Building]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Dallas Gas building in Dallas, Texas. A Texas flag flies at the top of the building, and cars are parked on the side of the road.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Dallas Morning News Postcard]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Dallas Morning News building in Dallas, Texas. There are two flags to the left.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Dallas National Bank Building]

Description: Postcard of the Dallas National Bank building in Dallas, Texas. People and a buggy are visible on the street in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Dallas Skyline]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of buildings making up the skyline in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Drawing of a Couple in a Car]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of a couple driving a car through a haystack next to a semi-truck on a road. The text above the drawing reads, "Hello from Dallas, Texas", and the text below it reads "Nag, nag nag - I didn't pass him on a curve, did I?!?"
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village