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[Postcard of Stuart Hall in Staunton, Va.]

Description: Postcard of a manilla-colored four story building obscured by a treeline. Stuart Hall's history is written as follows, "Stuart Hall is a new name given to the Virginia Female Institute of Staunton. It was founded in 1848, and is one of the oldest educational institutions for girls in the country. There are four massive buildings, surrounded by about four acres of beautiful land, located on an elevation of 1,450 feet above the sea level, and midway between the picturesque James and Shenandoah Rivers." The letter reads, "We reached here 7 this a. m. Write me soon with love, Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 22, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Raleigh Court, Jamestown Exposition, 1907

Description: Color postcard picturing the Raleigh Court at the Jamestown Exposition in 1907. There is a lake in the foreground with many boats on it, walkways lined with lamp posts along the water, and numerous red buildings in the background with landscaping and fountains. Printed on the back is the description of the picture, "No. 109. Raleigh Court, Jamestown Exposition, 1907. Starting from the U.S. Government pier in the foreground at the left and going around and back to the westerly wing of the pier, this view shows the following buildings: U.S. Government Fisheries Exhibit, Machinery and Transportation, Mines and Metallurgy, State's Exhibits, Auditorium, Food Products, Manufacturers and Liberal Arts, U.S. Government Exhibits, Smithsonian Institute, National Museum Exhibits, etc., etc." Correspondence on the card reads," This looks well on a card, but in reality it is bum, in big letters. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, S. Mill St., Paris, Texas. it is postmarked Norfolk, Va on Sept 22, 1907.
Date: 1907
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Postcard of Kitchen Fire Place at Mt. Vernon]

Description: Postcard of a brick fireplace with herbs hanging above the mantle. The letter reads, "Best wishes and love for a very Merry Xmas. Mildegard." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin city."
Date: December 24, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Two Cape Henry Lighthouses]

Description: Postcard of two lighthouses against the night sky near the ocean. The message on the back reads, "Spent today at Ocean View, Cold Point and took in food morrow, most interesting to see all the peace bull roar . Wish you could have been with me Auntie Curley." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: October 6, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Field Where Lee and Grant Met]

Description: Postcard of a green field with a white sign that reads "Spot where Lee and Grant Met," in Appomattox, Va. The note below the picture reads, "Hello Mamie write me soon with love Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie Souine McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 24, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of James River in Lynchburg, Virginia]

Description: Postcard of three young boys casting fishing poles into a river while standing at its edge. Below the picture, a small note reads, "Hope you and Anizetta are having a fine time, Lillian." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Pence Spring W. Va."
Date: July 24, 1908
Creator: Rotograph Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Powhatan Oak, Jamestown Exposition]

Description: Postcard of a park with spaces edged with dark green hedges and a treeline seen in shadow. The letter reads, "Hello Mamie we're having a dandy time. Wish you were here with us. With love, Sig. When are you going home?" The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 3rd Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 11, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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 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 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 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 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 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

[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 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