McFaddin-Ward House Museum - 18 Matching Results

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[Postcard of Aerial View of Marshall College]

Description: Postcard of a campus of red buildings surrounded by neighboring houses. The postcard is further described on the back as "John Marshall (1755-1835) - Revolutionary Captain, Member of Congress 1799, Secretary of State 1800, Chief Justice - Supreme Court 1801-1835. Marshall College named for Chief Justice in 1837. The Oldest College located in West Virginia's largest city." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: April 13, 1946

[Postcard of Bear and Cub]

Description: Postcard of two bears around a tree trunk, one an adult and the other a young cub. The back of the postcard describes them with this, "Learning Table Manners All varieties of Bears - black, brown, cinnamon and grizzly inhabit the Rockies and are not only inoffensive if not molested but are very human and entertaining." The message on the back reads, "Dear Aunt Mamie, Hope you and Uncle Doug are feeling better. I meant to write you sooner but have not had a chance. Your neice Northcall."
Date: August 8, 1946

[Postcard of Bear Lake]

Description: Postcard of a still lake with pine trees lining the shore at the base of a mountain range, described as "Bear Lake (Alt. 9,550 Ft.) Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Long's Peak (Alt. 14,255 Ft.) and Glacier Gorge in Background." The message on the back reads, "Dear Aunt Mamie I have picked up this pen to tell you that we are having a wonderful time. Wish you were with us your loving niece, Northcall." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Mamie Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 6, 1946

[Postcard of Hawk's Nest Rock Overlooking River Canyon]

Description: Postcard of a cobblestone walkway overlooking a winding river that splits two hills. The message on the border reads, "He and Irene in Houston for funeral." The back of the postcard adds, "Hawk's Nest is located on U. S. Route 60 overlooking the New River Canyon. It was once called Marshall's Pillar for Chief Justice John Marshall. The New River Canyon is declared by engineers to be 585 feet deep." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: May 1, 1946

[Postcard of Hotel Cherokee and Coffee Shop]

Description: Postcard of a red building superimposed over scenes from the lobby with a Native American in the corner, further described as "Hotel Cherokee Cleveland Tennessee This modern, beautiful, and Fireproof Hotel offers to a discriminating public that service and comfort that they are accustomed to in the metropolitan centers."
Date: September 28, 1941

[Postcard of "Linden," Home of Mr. A. M. Feltus]

Description: Postcard of a white two story building with a terrace and green window shutters, described as " "Linden," Home of Mr. A. M. Feltus, Natchez, Miss." The back of the postcard adds, " "Linden" is one of the extremely old mansions of Natchez - known to have existed as far back as 1790. Fan lights and door side lights feature Gallery. The Gallery is 98 ft. long, supported by columns being made of a solid piece of timber hand hewn and hand polished." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. J. C. Ward Mrs. S. W. Staggard 1685 Park St. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: April 1, 1941

[Postcard of Lookout Mountain Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a large orange estate with red roofing on top of a hill, described as "Lookout Mountain Hotel on Top of Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga, Tennessee." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. C. E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: May 22, 1946

[Postcard of Municipal Rose Gardens in Ritter Park]

Description: Postcard of a park with pink sidewalks and pink and red flowers in bloom. The postcard is described as "Municipal Rose Gardens, Ritter Park, Huntington, W. Va. "Huntington's Beauty Spot." " The back of the postcard adds, "Municipal Rose garden, a part of the Huntington Park System, built in 1933. Contains over 3,500 rose plants. Mentioned in many house and garden publications as the Beauty Spot of Huntington." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: April 16, 1946

[Postcard of Natural Bridge in Virginia]

Description: Postcard of a white and blue three story estate, two cliffs connected by stone arching across to the other, and a poem about Virginia. The postcard is further described with, "Natural Bridge - One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. There is no other structure like it. The Lee Highway, U. S. No. 11 passes over Natural Bridge. It is higher by 55 feet than Niagara Falls. The mean height of the bridge from the stream below to its upper surface is 215 feet, it has a span of 90 feet between walls, width averages 100 feet and the arch is 40 feet thick. Hotel and cottage accommodations. Open all year. Illumination every night." The message on the back reads, "Mathew + I stopped to see this wonderful sight Saturday Sept. 27th 1941 on way home from Baltimore, Md."
Date: September 27, 1941

[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.

[Postcard of The Tutwiler]

Description: Postcard of a multistory brick building with white accents, described further as "The Tutwiler, Birmingham, Ala. Birmingham's largest and finest 450 rooms - 450 baths One of the Dinkler Hotels Dispensers of True Southern Hospitality." The message on the back reads, "Mathew and I had lunch at this hotel Sept. 29th 1941 and make from Baltimore Md. to Beaumont, Texas in Mathew's Packard car with Leonard (Chauffeur) driving - a hot day."
Date: September 29, 1941

[Postcard of Union Station and Aloe Plaza]

Description: Postcard of a large white stone structure with dark blue roofing and a clock tower, described as "Union Station, With Aloe Plaza in Foreground." The back of the postcard adds, "The Union Station on Market from 18th to 20th Street is one of the largest passenger terminals in the country. Directly across Market Street is the Aloe Plaza with its beautiful fountains." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: March 26, 1946

[Postcard of Vista Administration Building at Mary Baldwin College]

Description: Postcard of a two story building with white columns supporting the roof and a red stairway lined with white fencing leading to the entrance. The back of the postcard adds, "A beautiful example of colonial architecture, erected in 1842. Mary Baldwin is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning for women in the United States, and is known as "The college with a background of culture and scholarship." " The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: April 2, 1946