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[Postcard of a Fire Station, Alexandria, La.]

Description: Postcard of a fire station in Alexandria, Louisiana. The fire department is lined up outside the station in their horse-drawn wagons. A U.S. flag is mounted on top of the station. On the left of the station, there is a cylindrical tower that extends roughly 8 stories high. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Have not had a run since I have been here."
Date: August 16, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Semi-Photo Song Postcard, "Dreaming": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a photograph of a man and a woman walking alongside a small pond while holding each other's hands; there are music notes and lyrics printed below that read: "Dreaming, dreaming, while the stars are gleaming." There is also a note written in red ink on the reverse side of the card that reads: "Meeting at Fish Pond, notice our new...Watch this series for it speaks what is in my head."
Date: 1908-10-16?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard of an Industrial Plant]

Description: Postcard of rows and rows of automobiles with some kind of industrial plant in the background. Also a train full of tank cars is visible in the background in front of the plant. The caption on the image reads "RUINS - Texas City Texas April 16 - 1947 M676."
Date: April 16, 1947
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Hotel Velvet in Old Orchard]

Description: Postcard of a five story red building with yellow terraces, a clock tower and American flag flying from the roof. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Huntington W. Va. 1141 3rd Ave."
Date: July 16, 1908
Creator: Detroid Photographic Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of United States Court House in Texarkana]

Description: Postcard of a two story stone building with a red tiled roof. The back of the postcard reads, "Maybe you think I am not glad to stay riding on that dirty train - WRC." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 16, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Watkins Glen in Winter]

Description: Postcard of Entrance Amhitheatre in Watkins Glen during winter. Snow covers the trees and ground and the roof of a brown house. The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 16, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Niagara Falls]

Description: Postcard of a black and white photo of Niagara Falls, described as "General View of The Falls Niagara Falls, N.Y." To the side, a note reads, "I wish for you all the best little girl. Love + kiss for all - Huntie Carley." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1916 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 16, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Wayne Pavilion in Detroit, Michigan]

Description: Postcard of a two level pier with green roofing and a steam ship docked near the pier. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 16, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of River Near Country Club in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of two people fishing in a boat on a body of water. The scene is described as "River View near Country Club, Beaumont, Tex." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington D. C."
Date: December 16, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Dallas Automobile Country Club]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Dallas Automobile Country Club building in Dallas, Texas. A car is parked under an awning to the left, and an American flag flies from a pole to the right.
Date: December 16, 1914
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Texas Seed and Floral Co.]

Description: Postcard of the building housing the Texas Seed & Floral Co. in Dallas, Texas. The type on the back reads: "Dear Sir: In reply to yours of 14th, we have not heard anything further from Mr. W. M. Peck".
Date: April 16, 1908
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Postcard of Yoakum, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Front Street at Yoakum, Texas. A neighborhood is seen in the distance, behind a small row of neatly trimmed trees. An annotation on the left of the image labels a building as a fire hall.
Date: September 16, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[The Main Drag]

Description: Postcard of muddy street lined with store fronts, numerous people are visible walking along either side of the road, several wooden derricks are visible in the background. The caption on the Image reads "- The Main Drag - New Town. 200 [circled]" The inscription (on back): "February 16,1920. Dear Mamma, I have written every week. I am not sick. Last week I waded waist deep across a pond of icy water, didn't get to change clothes for four hours and all it did was make my nose run. I have been taking pictures and will send some pretty soon. Mark."
Date: February 16, 1920
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Sailboat on Sea]

Description: Postcard of three sailboats on a rocky sea, one far closer than the other two. The message on the front of the postcard reads, "Big dance at the club Wednesday, wish you were here so we could dance our old stand by "Chili and Beans." H. H." The message on the back continues with "For the life of me, I can't guess "Who's Jack." H. H. 10-16-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 16, 1911
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 Cherry Trees And Washington Monument]

Description: Postcard of rows of blooming cherry trees along the edge of the Potomac river with the white Washington monument in the distance. The scene is described as "These beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Trees which line Riverside Drive, Potomac Park, are a gift of the Japanese Government to the United States Government. In the Spring of the year they are a most beautiful sight and might suggest to the traveler a scene in old Nippon itself." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: April 16, 1930
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Man and Woman Kissing]

Description: Postcard of a well-dressed man and woman kissing behind a red umbrella. The note below the picture reads, "We are have some gay times now. Mamie is with me. Tell Blinkie "Hello" From Jassie." The back of the postcard continues with, "Why don't you ever write to me? I don't guess I write all you again before next I know as I write go to N. Y. by about Sep. 15. I certainly have heard some nice things about Louis C. Mat a young lady said." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: July 16, 1908
Creator: Frederick A. Stokes Company
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Washington Park in Chicago]

Description: Postcard of four boats paddled by men dressed in white shirts under a wooden bridge. The scene is described as "Showing Rustic Bridge in one of the city's most beautiful parks. Located on the South Side and containing 371 acres." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, West Va."
Date: August 16, 1908
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 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

[Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock to his Father, January 16, 1911]

Description: Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock to his father, M. M. Matlock with an image of the the U. S. Armored Cruiser "New York." There is a note on the back of the card asking his father how things have been at home and if he has started work yet.
Date: January 16, 1911
Creator: Matlock, Milton Andrew
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock to Lois Matlock, January 16, 1911]

Description: Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock to his sister Lois Matlock asking about the family back home, as well as saying that he "went to Beaufort on a steam boat." The photograph on the front shows the school building in Beaufort, South Carolina.
Date: January 16, 1911
Creator: Matlock, Milton Andrew
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.