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[Postcard of Audrey House]

Description: Postcard of a two story house in black and white except for the light blue sky, with a white picket fence surrounding the property. Below the picture, the following information is written - "Home of Governor John Page, Life Long Friend of Thomas Jefferson One of the oldest homes in Williamsburg, Va. Built in 1710. On Palace Green. An inscription scratched on a window pane, reads "S. B. 1796, Nov. 23, O Fatal Day." "A. Boush, 1734," is a second inscription on another window pane."
Date: unknown
Creator: C.T. American Art Blue Sky

[Postcard of Bremo]

Description: Postcard of a large tree in front of a two story house. On the back, the postcard is described in the following - "The residence at Bremo was designed by Thomas Jefferson for General John Hartwell Cocke. It is recognized by the authorities as one of the most perfect of the type in existence and is in an excellent state of preservation, except for the galleries connecting the wings with the main house...."
Date: unknown

[Postcard of Bremo House]

Description: Postcard of a small house with one chimney. On the back, it is described at length, "Quaint adobe house on the Bremo Estate. The mansion on the hill above was designed by Thomas Jefferson for General John Hartwell Cocke...."
Date: unknown

[Postcard of Bremo Trees]

Description: Postcard of trees in front of Bremo mansion, described on the back as follows, "Bremo Mansion, in the middle distance, and wings, has been called "the loveliest old Mansion in Virginia". The plans were drawn by Thomas Jefferson for his friend and associate in the organization of the University of Virginia, General John Hartwell Cocke."
Date: unknown

[Postcard of Chesapeak & Ohio R. R. Depot in Staunton, Va.]

Description: Postcard of a yellow one story building with blue roofing with three women on the stairs, a double horse drawn cart strolling down the cobblestone road where two men and a woman are walking in the opposite direction. Below the picture, the name "Sig" is written. The picture on the postcard is described with the following, "Chesapeake & Ohio R. R. Depot. The Depot of the Chesapeak & Ohio Railroad at Staunton is a handsome brick structure, built in 1905 at a cost of about $30,000. It is provided with an extended, covered shed so as to protect very long trains, and the total length of the station, including the platform, is 650 feet." The letter reads, "Hello Mamie, your postcard received this a.m. Why don't you ever write me? With love - Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington W. Va."
Date: August 31, 1907

[Postcard of Culpeper Street in Warrenton, Virginia]

Description: Postcard of a dirt road with a horse drawn buggy traveling down it, houses and fences on either side of the road. The back of the postcard reads, "I am so sorry you can't go to D. C.. Please write and tell me why you can't. It is a shame the way you have done me. Not a word from an of you. Are you ill? Love to everybody. My address is Box 190 - Warrenton, Va." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: July 16, 1908

[Postcard of East Portico of Bremo]

Description: Postcard of the white portico supported by white columns. Described on the back as follows - "East portico of Mansion at Bremo, designed by Thomas Jefferson for John Hartwell Cocke and built 1815-1819. The ladies on the left are overlooking the James River lowgrounds and the Buckingham hills in the distance. The south front of the Mansion afforded a view of the fertile farm lands of Bremo Plantation which stretch in both directions as far as the eye can reach."
Date: unknown

[Postcard of Emmanuel Church in Staunton]

Description: Postcard of a small red chapel with grey roofing with green flora growing on the side. The letter reads, "It sure is cold up here - Sig." The church is described with the following paragraph, "Emmanuel Church. The Emmanuel Protestant Episcopal Church, on Frederick Street, was built in 1891, at a cost of about $25,000. It is a splendid brick structure partially covered in ivy. The church has a very strong membership both numerically and financially." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 24, 1907