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[Postcard of Jamestown Exposition]

Description: Postcard of a brick two story building with balconies on the second floor and marble columns. Finely dressed people are walking about the grounds outside. The building is described in the upper left corner as "Virginia State Bldg. Jamestown Exposition, 1907." On the back, a short note reads, "With love to you from Sig." One address is stricken out, but the postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 16, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Temple of Bremo]

Description: Postcard of a Romanesque stone building supported by marble columns. Described on the back as follows - "Temperance Spring Temple on the Bremo Estate immediately west of the Strathmore station, adapted by General John Hartwell Cocke from one of the loveliest of the Roman temples. Dedicated to the Sons of Temperance by the owner of Bremo, one of the earlier and staunchest advocates of temperance, the spring basin emptied through an underground conduit into the great pitcher, now to be seen on the Lawn, thence into the Richmond-Lynchburg Canal, long since superseded by the Chesapeake and Ohio's River Division."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Jamestown Church Tower and Communion Service]

Description: Postcard of a worn down orange tower behind a table set with silver tableware. The back of the postcard adds, "This shows the front view of all that is left of the old church, the rear and remains of the foundation being shown upon card No. 16. The Communion Service which was saved at the time the church was burned down during Bacon's Rebellion in 1676, is, together with other precious relics now in the Bruton Parish Church at Williamsburg, Va." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Staunton Military Academy]

Description: Postcard of a four story grey brick building with an American flag flying from the roof. To the side, a note reads, "Hello! Mamie This is a dandy place Sig." The Staunton Military Academy includes a paragraph of information is as follows, "Staunton Military Academy. Foremost among the educational institutions of the South is Staunton Military Academy, an English, classical, scientific and military boarding school for boys. It is located on a high bluff overlooking the city, and is conceded to be the finest private military institution in the United States. The cost of construction was about $60,000." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Avenue Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 24, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Man Hanged By Jamestown Exposition]

Description: Postcard of a man hanged from a tree with a sign next to him explaining why he was killed, reading "Beware This man was hanged for saying the Jamestown Exposition would not open April 26 1907 he may have thought so but deserved hanging for saying so." Below the picture, text reading "Meet me at the Jamestown Exposition Norfolk, Virginia 1907." A note is written below this, but it is illegible.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jos. Hollander
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of George Washington's Bedroom at Mount Vernon]

Description: Postcard of a white four poster bed with yellow and pink fringed curtains at the window, cherry wood furniture, and a red and green rug. The note below the picture reads, "Hello Mamie, We are now in Washington, having a lovely time with love, Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 18, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Lynnhaven Inlet]

Description: Postcard of a still body of water where a man standing on a boat floats towards the shore. The scene is described below as "Lynnhaven Inlet to the famous Lynnhaven Bay; where the largest oysters are gathered. Near Cape Henry, Va." The letter on the back reads, "Hello Mamie wish you were here with us - Cape Henry is right all the Atlantic ocean is so pretty with love from Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. S. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 8, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of North Carolina State Building]

Description: Postcard of a two story white house with blue tile roof and a woman wearing a red dress. Below the picture, a note reads, "Isn't this pretty?" The back continues with, "I am having a fine time but we leave for home tomorrow Washington I mean Lucille." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 28, 1907
Creator: Jamestown A. & V. Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Natural Bridge]

Description: Postcard of two cliffs linked by natural stone with a stream running beneath. On the back, the postcard is described as follows, "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 the walls, width averages 100 feet and the arch is 40 feet thick. Hotel and cottage accommodations. Open all year. Illumination every night."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Two Bremo Buildings]

Description: Postcard of two buildings and an abandoned staircase on the Bremo property. On the back, the postcard is described as follows - "End of East Wing and Smokehouse at Bremo. On the right is the end of the ha-ha, a depression around the mansion concealing the fence necessary to keep stock from the mansion lawn. The building in the distance on the left is a quaint adobe servants home, of which several remain intact on the Bremo Estate, situated between Fork Union and Bremo Bluff, Virginia, and remaining in the ownership of the same family since the grant by the Crown in 1725."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Mary Baldwin Seminary]

Description: Postcard of a large white estate with a fountain in the front yard along with several trees and shrubs. The scene is described in red type below the picture as "Front View Mary Baldwin Seminary, Staunton, Virginia." The letter on the postcard writes, "Dear Mamie, we are in Vernon, will be home soon and are certainly glad of it. Guess if nothing happens I will see you about one week from Weds - Sia." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin c/o Mr. W. P. H. McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: November 24, 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Great Pier at Jamestown Exposition]

Description: Postcard of a grand pier extending into the ocean at night, lit only by its own lights. The scene is described on the back with the words, "The Jamestown Exposition. The exposition celebrates the 300th anniversary of the beginning for the Nation. In 1607 John Smith, with other adventurers, set up a stockade on a peninsula of Powhatan's River (afterwards called the James), and named the settlement James City or Jamestown. From this grew Virginia and eventually, the United States. The site of the Exposition is of great natural beauty: it overlooks the historic waters of Hampton Roads, and around it cluster the populous cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Newport News." The message on the back is illegible, but for the signature, "Auntie Curley." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: October 4, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Historic Dates and People Involved With Jamestown]

Description: Postcard of historic dates and people such as Captain John Smith or The Old Church Tower. Jamestown is described as "Here the First Permanent English Settlement in America was Founded, May 13, 1607 Here the First Legislative Assembly in America Convened, July 30, 1619 Here was the First Capital of the Colony of Virginia 1697-1698." The back of the postcard adds, "Administered jointly by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (Jamestown National Historic Site) and the National Park Service, U. S. Department of the Interior." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: November 3, 1961
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Arlington Cottage]

Description: Postcard of yellow houses with multiple stories and wrap-around terraces. The scene is described as "The Arlington Cottage, Virginia Beach, Virginia." The letter on the back reads, "We have been to Va Beach + now at Cape Henry and are having a grand time. Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 18, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Mount Vernon]

Description: A packet of postcards included in the articles Brother Sewell brought back from Mt. Vernon. Postcard shows George Washington's plantation home Mount Vernon, and two oval portraits of George Washington and Martha Washington with Washington's family motto: "Exitus acta probat."
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[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
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Blank Postcard of Women's Memorial Model]

Description: Blank postcard with a picture of a miniature model of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial built in Arlington National Cemetery. Text on the back can be seen with information on how to register a name with the memorial or to make donations.
Date: unknown
Creator: Women in Military Service for America Foundation (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Roanoke, Va.]

Description: Postcard of a two-story fire station. The building has two garage doors at its base, and a belfry on its roof. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "a merry Xmas and a Happy New Year."
Date: 1907
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[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 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
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum