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[Postcard of a Panamanian Fire Department at Obaldía's Funeral]

Description: Postcard of Panamanian fire fighters and a marching band at the burial of Panama's late President Obaldía. The people in the image are holding floral wreathes and white ribbons near a carriage covered in black cloth.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Firemen and a Ladder, Paris, France]

Description: Postcard of three firemen on a horse-drawn vehicle parked at a fire station, with a ladder mounted on the vehicle's top. A single fireman is watching from the fire station's front door on the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Firemen in Berlin, Germany]

Description: Postcard of firemen operating a horse-drawn fire engine near a building. The firemen are facing away from the camera and towards the upper, unseen stories of the building.
Date: 1918?
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Romanian Firemen]

Description: Postcard of uniformed Romanian firemen aboard a horse-drawn fire engine. On the left, there is a man in an officer's uniform, playing a bugle.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Russian Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of uniformed firemen in a line of horse-drawn vehicles, led by a single fireman on horseback. The photograph was taken in a downtown setting.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Burning Rooftop, Berlin, Germany]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters extinguishing a fire on the roof of a building. Smoke is billowing from the top of the building, covering the background.
Date: April 23, 1903
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Firemen on a Roof, Berlin, Germany]

Description: Postcard of firemen on a heavily damaged roof of a tall building, with the roof's tiles missing from its top. Buildings of a similar height are visible in the background.
Date: April 23, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Firefighters Evacuating a Building, Berlin, Germany]

Description: Postcard of Berlin's fire department evacuating a three-story building, with ladders set up to access its windows and rooftop. A few firemen are seen holding ropes taut to and from one of the windows, allowing someone to zip-line from the window to the ground.
Date: June 21, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Romanian Fireman]

Description: Postcard of a uniformed and helmeted Romanian fireman standing in front of a brick building. The fireman is holding an axe with its head on the ground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a German Fire Station]

Description: Postcard of a gated, multistory fire station in Germany. The gated area consists of three connected brick buildings, with the opening facing the camera. The main building features garages at its base and a clock at the center of its roof. The back of the photograph has a handwritten message from its sender to its recipient.
Date: January 31, 1911
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Go on Smiling": Part 3]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska, and is the third card in a set of four romance cards. The photograph on the front of the card shows a man and a woman standing next to a creek, the woman is wearing a white dress and the man a suit and hat; the caption underneath reads: "Tho' the way seems dark and weary, do be cheery for I always will be near." There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "This is the way it seems only you are not near."
Date: October 23, 1908
Creator: Scott & Van Altena
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

["Always" Postcard: Part 1]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a man and a woman standing next to a large tree, the woman is wearing a dress and the man is wearing a suit. There is a set of lyrics printed underneath the photo that read: "You ask me if this love of mine, Sweetheart will ever die, If time will change my feelings dear, I answer with a sigh : While life will last, while flowers bloom, While birds sing sweet their lay, The love so deep within my heart Will live each night and day."
Date: [1908..1910]
Creator: Bamforth & Co.
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Spooners Delight Postcard: Part 1]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a man and a woman kissing with a caption reading: "One half my life I'd gladly miss, If I could have just one like this" and the title "Spooners Delight."
Date: 1908
Creator: Thomas, J.
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Go on Smiling": Part 2]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska, and is one of a set of four similar cards. The photograph shows a woman standing on a stone wall and looking down at a man sitting below another wall with a beam of sunlight shining from her face to his body; the caption underneath reads: "We'll be wedded to each other and the sunshine will be smiling on us too." There is also a note written on the back of the card in red ink.
Date: October 22, 1908
Creator: Scott & Van Altena
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Go on Smiling": Part 4]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska, and is the last of four romance cards sent to Mamie. The photograph shows a man and a woman leaning against a stone wall, the woman is wearing a white dress and the man is wearing a suit; the caption on the bottom of the photograph reads: "Promise in your eyes I find find my sunshine Go on smiling dear." There is a note on the back of the card that says: "Do you promise?"
Date: October 24, 1908
Creator: Scott & Van Altena
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

["Always" Postcard: Part 2]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a couple holding each other and sitting on a bench under some trees. There are lyrics printed underneath the picture that read: "Always, always, I will love you always, Do not fear, my love is true, And I live alone for you. Always, always, I will love you always, Love like mine is ever thine, And it lives always."
Date: [1908..1910]
Creator: Bamforth & Co.
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

["Always" Postcard: Part 3]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a man kneeling on one knee next to a woman in a dress and sitting on a bench underneath some trees. This card is the third in a set of romance cards entitled "Always." The lyrics printed under the photo are lengthy and are meant to describe the love for another person.
Date: [1908..1910]
Creator: Bamforth & Co.
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Spooners Delight Postcard: Part 2]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins with a photograph of a man and a woman holding each other with a caption: "Don't you dare to kiss me - IF you do, Remember I'll get even with you," and a title that reads "Spooners Delight."
Date: 1908
Creator: Thomas, J.
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "One Sight of You": Part 2]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a picture of a man sitting down and holding a woman next to him and lyrics printed below that read: "Dark are the nights, the World seems drear, Life holds no charms without you near." There is a short note written in blue ink on the back of the card that reads: "This is also the truth."
Date: 1908?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "One Sight of You": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a picture of a man and a woman standing next to a tree truck with a full moon shining in the sky; the text printed at the bottom of the card reads: "I'm starving for one sight of you, Just for a glimpse of eyes so true." There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "Watch this verse for it sure is me."
Date: 1908?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "You're the Brightest Star of all My Dreams": Part 4]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins with a picture of a woman leaning against a tree stump and a body of water directly behind her; below the picture are lyrics that say: "You're the brightest star of all my dreams." On the reverse side of the card there is a note written in red ink that reads: "This is rather a likeness only not so good do you think?"
Date: 1908-10?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Showing the Santa Fe Depot in San Angelo, Texas]

Description: Postcard showing the Santa Fe Depot in San Angelo, Texas with men and horse-drawn carriages walking around the building. There is a note on the reverse side of the card describing the sender's new life after having seen "Mamie."
Date: June 16, 1908
Creator: Ragsdale
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch