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

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a photograph of a man holding a woman close while they both hold onto the handle of an umbrella; there are music notes and lyrics printed at the bottom that read: "Dreaming of you always little girl my darling." There is a note on the reverse side of the card written in red ink that says: "Well I want a little loving now and then if that loving one is you!"
Date: October 19, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

Luz and Manuel Cruz in Chihuahua, Mexico

Description: Photographic postcard from March 19, 1921 picturing Luz Cruz and her son Manuel while on a trip to Chihuahua, Mexico. There is correspondence on the back in Spanish. This photo was included in a report by Salvador Roman, Jr. for a history class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Date: March 19, 1921
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Executed Man]

Description: Postcard of a deceased man. The caption on the postcard indicates that the individual was executed. He appears to have been shot; a pool of blood runs down the sidewalk. Papers are strewn about the body. The feet of onlookers are seen on a doorstep at the top of the postcard.
Date: November 19, 1913
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Postcard of Pence Springs Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a three story building with a white porch and balcony, with two men standing on the roof, described as "Pence Springs Hotel, Pence Springs, W. Va. W. D. Paxton Manager." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: July 19, 1928
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Delaware Park]

Description: Postcard of two boys looking down at a body of still water where several boats are tied to the dock. The picture is described as "Scene at Delaware Park, Buffalo, N.Y." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 19, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Liberty Bell]

Description: Postcard of the cracked Liberty Bell in a black and white photograph. The note above the bell reads, "Sure do wish you were here with us - With Love - Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 19, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Lake Washington Boulevard and Mount Rainier]

Description: Postcard of a white dock on a placid lake with a snow capped mountain in the distance, described as "Lake Washington Boulevard and Mount Rainier, Seattle, Washington." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mr. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 19, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Ice Mountain at Niagara Falls]

Description: Postcard of Niagara Falls frozen over, with a group of people dressed in black clothes standing at the snowy base. "Regards to the Adause Party Barton," is written in the correspondence section. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Calderwell Beaumont, Tx. U. S. A."
Date: July 19, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of uniformed fire fighters with an automobile. The front of the vehicle is labeled, "B.F.D."
Date: May 19, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Dog Wearing a Collar]

Description: Postcard of a black and white dog with a large collar around its neck. "Jack" is written below the dog's collar. The message continues on the front with "This is about the only "Jack" I can find, and can find a lot of them." The back continues with ""Found" A person answering the name of "Jack" Person losing please apply at 1906 McFaddin with reward of 10c as that's about all he's worth. H. H. 10-19-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 19, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Old French Court Yard in New Orleans]

Description: Postcard of a black and white photograph of a courtyard near a three story building with a water fountain at the left. The letter to the right reads, "I wonder how McFaddins are today. Be good + write to Mama for the month miss you all so bad. Love for all." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Tex. 1906 McFaddin Ave."
Date: March 19, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Spring Lake Park Swimming Pool]

Description: Postcard of Spring Lake Park Swimming Pool in Waco Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "Dear Mother, We are having nice weather. I am feeling all right. Have been in Hamilton since arriving in Texas. Will be traveling around some next week. Sam."
Date: October 19, 1918
Creator: Brown, Sam
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Dredge in Brazos River]

Description: Postcard of a dredge in the Brazos River near Bellville, Texas. A handwritten note on the front of the postcard, which is addressed to Miss Annie Wiggers in Temple, Texas, says "Will try and write you in a fortnight. Rec'd Bertha's letter, was glad to hear from you. Mae."
Date: September 19, 1907
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard to Mayme Collins from Geo Greaves, September 19, 1907]

Description: Postcard from Geo. Greaves to Mayme Collins in Waco, Texas with an illustration of a woman with red hair, a large white hat, and a low-cut dress. There is a note on the front as well that reads: "I swear I'm going out and drown myself in [] if you don't write."
Date: September 19, 1907
Creator: Greaves, George
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard of a Fire Engine, Hartford, Conn.]

Description: Postcard of three fire fighters manning an auto fire engine. Two citizens are seen spectating in the background on the right. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Ms. G. E. Dayton of New Haven informed me you were collecting fire Dept. So here is one. Hope you have not got one like it; she is collect jumbo. She is a powerful [...], as well as a thing of beauty.
Date: May 19, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters in horse-drawn wagons, lined up a fire station. A single fire fighter is standing in front of the vehicles on the right. The center garage of the three visible doors on the station is labeled, "H. Sterling."
Date: May 19, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Los Angeles Fire Fighter]

Description: Postcard of a L.A. Fire Department Badge, with a head shot photograph of a fire fighter in its center. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "I don't suppose you will recognize who I am? We have had three fires since 8:48 (sent 17) last night + 2 'o clock (sent 18) today. I hope you are well [...]"
Date: September 19, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock to M. M. Matlock, December 19, 1910]

Description: Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock to his father, M. M. Matlock with a photograph of a tall church-like building. The note on the card says that Milton is enjoying his time in the Marine Corps but does not like his uniform.
Date: December 19, 1910
Creator: Matlock, Milton Andrew
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from L. H. Wood to George Pendexter with a note on the back that reads: "I send you this card to see if you have forgotten [sic] me of the L. A. F. D." The photograph on the reverse side shows a steamer engine parked in the middle of a large crowd of people.
Date: [1909-02-19..1912-02-19]
Creator: Woods, L. H.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard to Mrs. Tillie Collins from Cousin Emma, December 19, 1907]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Tillie (Matilda Hut-McCoy) Collins in Waco, Texas from her cousin, Emma during Christmas 1907. The picture on the front of the card shows a young child blowing a bugle with a golden horseshoe acting as a border and greenery all around it. There is a note on the back of the card also that reads: "With Best Wishes from all. Let us hear from you, yours Emma."
Date: December 19, 1907
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard of Bridgeport Fire Department No. 3]

Description: Postcard of Bridgeport Fire Department No. 3's station, a two-story brick building featuring garages at its base and a bell on its roof. The fire fighters are dressed in black uniforms and hats, and are aboard three horse-drawn vehicles. One fire fighter is standing in front of the leftmost vehicle, with a dog on his right. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message that says, "Many thanks, pretty card, call again."
Date: May 19, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Temple Rodef Sholom]

Description: Postcard of a color image of the Temple Rodef Sholom, a round white building with steps and pillars, with a star of David engraving on a triangular facade, surrounded by trees. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Temple Rodef Sholom, Waco, Texas." There is a handwritten letter on the back of the postcard.
Date: February 19, 1913
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis