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[Prizing it out of the mud]

Description: Postcard of four men that appear to be trying to get an early model automobile that is stuck in the mud in the roadway out by wedging a long metal looking object under the back left tire with buildings lining both sides of the street. Caption on image reads "Prizing 'it' out of the mud. 'New Town' Oct. 26-19." Inscription on back reads: "Hello Rose. I wish you could come to stay all night with us. We trade at the store that says Newtown Grocery. Bye Bye & write to us. Jove."
Date: October 26, 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Aerial View of Mineral Wells]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to E. Ragan of West Lake, Louisiana.
Date: January 26, 1944
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of Eagle Creek at Lover's Retreat]

Description: Postcard of a rocky bank on the left side of the creek, described as "Eagle Creek at Lover's Retreat, Mineral Wells, Texas." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: February 26, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Jack of Hearts]

Description: Postcard of the Jack of Hearts with the words "Last but not least, this is bound to be the "man" H. H. 11-26-11" written below. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 26, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Music Stand in Sweet Chalybeate Springs]

Description: Postcard of a white structure with an orange roof surrounded by trees and a dirt road framed by wooden fences, described by "Music Stand, Sweet Chalybeate Springs, Va." The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 26, 1913
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Old England Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a large four story estate near the water described as the "Old England (Lake) Hotel, Windmere." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Chase W. Walls."
Date: August 26, 1938
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Castle]

Description: Postcard of a two story estate with a green tiled roof and domes on each cornerstone tower. A rocky shore sits in the foreground. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Mamie McFlvard 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas, U. S. A."
Date: July 26, 1933
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Two Wooden Houses and a Woman]

Description: Postcard of two wooden houses with a woman standing between them on a dirt road. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carrol E. Ward 1906 McFadden Beaumont, Texas, U. S. A."
Date: July 26, 1933
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Fountain Square in Cincinnati]

Description: Postcard of several statues carved into a fountain, surrounded by multiple storied buildings. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1141 3 Ave Huntington, W. Va."
Date: June 26, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Temple Sinai in New Orleans]

Description: Postcard of a white chapel with stained glass windows and blue domed tiles. The letter on the back is illegible, and the postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Tex."
Date: March 26, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Science Hall at the University of Tennessee]

Description: Postcard of the science hall at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Handwritten note on the front and back of the postcard tells Lou Rayburn of the author's traveling from Knoxville to Hot Springs.
Date: July 26, 1908
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[West side of square]

Description: Postcard of the West side of the square in Wellington, Texas. There are multiple stores along a dirt road. There is a horse-drawn wagon in front of the grocery store on the left side of the photograph.
Date: June 26, 1922
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Postcard from Dewitt Hunt to Birdie Walters, June 26, 1907]

Description: Postcard from Dewitt Hunt to Birdie Walters with a red heart glued to the front and "Heart of Valparaiso Ind." written in its center; on the inside of the heart is a small picture of a building a a note reading: "why not write to me?" The card also features three photographs of different locations around Valparaiso, Indiana; also included is a long photo strip with various buildings, streets, geographical features, etc. in and around the town.
Date: June 26, 1907
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Compressing and Loading Cotton]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of a boat loaded with cotton bales in a canal with several men standing in front of a cotton compressing and loading facility and a railway bridge in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Compressing and Loading Cotton, Houston, Texas."
Date: July 26, 1911
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of a Newspaper Article]

Description: Postcard of a newspaper article announcing a marriage. The bridegroom's name is struck out and replaced with "Jack," as the name of the paper is crossed out and replaced with "Beaumont Journal." On the back, the letter reads, "Will break the news to you gently, Jack's married. Read about it on other side. H. H. 10-26-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 26, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Cosmopolitan]

Description: Postcard of a multistory brick building on a busy street, described further on the back as "Hotel Cosmopolitan Denver, Colorado 460 Rooms with Bath, Opened June 5, 1926. The largest and finest hotel in the State. One bock from all car lines. The leading hotel of Denver." The message on the front and back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 26, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Golden Hall in Town Hall]

Description: Postcard of a mural covering the wall at the end of a hall decorated with arches. The message on the back reads, "This room is all gold, was gorgeous - a really world fine sight. Am having a wonderful time seeing this bustling city. Do keep well. Got your letter today. Love to everyone - Moche." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carrol E. Ward 1906 McFadden Beaumont, Texas, U. S. A."
Date: July 26, 1933
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Union Station and Aloe Plaza]

Description: Postcard of a large white stone structure with dark blue roofing and a clock tower, described as "Union Station, With Aloe Plaza in Foreground." The back of the postcard adds, "The Union Station on Market from 18th to 20th Street is one of the largest passenger terminals in the country. Directly across Market Street is the Aloe Plaza with its beautiful fountains." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: March 26, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Market House, San Antonio]

Description: Postcard of the Market House in San Antonio, Texas showing a large building with ornate architecture and a manicured park area with a fountain. There are various people and horse-drawn wagons on the streets and buildings visible in the background. A handwritten note at the top says, "Henry do you remember this place?" A letter on the back is addressed to Henry Kahn from Mary thanking him for a letter and asking about whether or not he plans to go to the Fair.
Date: October 26, 1909
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Postcard of Torpedo Boat Destroyers on Neches River]

Description: Postcard of three armored steamboats docked and full of passengers, described as "Three U. S. Torpedo Boat Destroyers on Neches River, Beaumont, Texas." On the back, the letter reads, "Be sure and don't forget to tell me the big joke. You did tell me whether you would tell me who "Jack" was when you came home Xmas. Please make up your mind to tell me, won't you "Fady?" H. H." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington, D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: October 26, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Pittsfield, Mass.]

Description: Postcard of the Pittsfield Fire Department at their Headquarters, lined up with four horse-drawn wagons and one automobile (center). On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Your card very much appreciated indeed - it is of this [...] interest and also adds to my collection of monuments. [...]"
Date: January 26, 1913
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Fighter Rescuing a Lady]

Description: Illustrated postcard of a fire fighter on a ladder, carrying a lady and a cat on his back. The couple is looking towards the flames and smoke in the background. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Dear Sir: I am sending today two [...] cards in exchange which I hope will be as [...]"
Date: April 26, 1910
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Ethel to Lois Matlock, October 26, 1911]

Description: Postcard from Ethel (possibly Ethel Harris) to Lois Matlock asking her if she is going to the fair the next day and if she is excited for school to start. The image on the front depicts a child sitting down on the ground with a title that reads: "Never Trouble Trouble Till Trouble Troubles you."
Date: October 26, 1911
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard Addressed to Mamie Collins from Sam, September 26, 1907]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Waco, Texas from Sam with a photograph of himself on the front right of the card and a note that reads: "What's all that you said about me last night? Just wait, I shall come out in a few days and make you take it back. Do I look worried?" There is another note written on the back of the card that says: "Are you lonesome since H. is kept away? I heard about you taking a man home Tuesday night."
Date: September 26, 1907
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch