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[Postcard of Laconia Fire Dept., New Hampshire]

Description: Postcard of the Laconia Fire Department at their station, with the fire fighters sitting in a horse-drawn fire engine. The station has four garage doors visible at its base. Ivy is growing on the side of the building. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Another out of town fire card for you. Hope I can continue getting them for you. [...] You card is dandy, mighty pleased with it. Call again."
Date: February 13, 1913
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Richmond Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of the Richmond Fire Department in front of a fire station on a street corner. The fire fighters are formally dressed, and standing with a horse-drawn carriage. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message that says, "Knowing you collect fire dept. cards, I'm sending you one from Richmond, where I am today."
Date: February 29, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of the H. W. Johns-Manville Co. Fire in 1909]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a burning building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The note on the back of the card says that this was the H. W. Johns-Manville Co. fire that killed six people: "1 ass't chief, 1 lieut., 4 pipemen." The photograph shows a number of firemen rushing to the scene with snow falling all around them and at least five high-pressured water streams shooting towards the building.
Date: February 13, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Lima, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of a fire department at a fire station, lined up with four horse-drawn wagons. Three of the wagons are lined up outside of labeled garages. From left to right, the garages are labeled: Truck No. 1, Wagon No. 1, and Steamer No. 1. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Dear Sir, Your card received and will be glad to exchange views with you. Heep you will like this one. We have 5 stations, there are 18 men in the Central Station. I have put a pin hole through the card just above where I am standing on the [...] Truck. We have no automatic apparatus as yet but will have soon [...]"
Date: February 5, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Webb Fire Engine Test]

Description: Postcard of a fire engine spraying water at a building with two large smokestacks. The photograph was captured from a distance above, and many people can be seen observing the scene below. A printed note on the back of the postcard says, "Test of the "Webb" Motor Fire Engine, Through Deck Turret on "Webb" Motor High Pressure Wagon. Height of Stack 246 ft. Size of Nozzle 1 5/8 inches. It was estimated that at times this stream reached nearly 300 feet perpendicularly."
Date: February 9, 1912
Creator: Inbody, J.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Springfield, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of the Springfield Fire Department at their headquarters, lined up in horse-drawn carts. The station has two garage doors at its base, and "1878" is displayed at its front. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Many thanks for views received today. This is No. 1 station, a very old building as you can see [...]"
Date: February 6, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Letter]

Description: Postcard of an illegible letter. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 5, 1913
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Harper's Ferry]

Description: Postcard of two men and a woman sitting on a wooden fence overlooking both a river and bridge. The scene is described as "Harper's Ferry Issued by the Passenger Department, B. & O. S-W. R. R., Cincinnati, Ohio." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin to Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."
Date: February 12, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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 a Heart on a Target With a Poem]

Description: Postcard of a rifle pointed at a target with a heart painted in red on the center. A poem below the rifle reads, "A Target for a Valentine! And if I hit, your heart is mine; But if I miss, why surely then I'll have to load and fire again." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington D. C."
Date: February 12, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Swannanoa River]

Description: Postcard of a well dressed man casting a fishing pole into the quiet river, surrounded by brush on both sides. The scene is described as "Swannanoa River, Asheville, N.C." The letter below the picture is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 17, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Adolphus Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a large brick building with white accents connected to two smaller buildings through an annex on a busy roadway with cars and pedestrians. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: February 3, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Rouss City Hall]

Description: Postcard of a three story cream colored building with an American flag flying from the rooftop. The note beside the picture reads, "How is Mamie these days? M. C. C." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 Florida Ave. Washington D. C."
Date: February 21, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Period Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a two story white house with a green roof, described as "Period Hotel and Annex, Mineral Wells, Texas." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 13, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Girl With Basket of Yellow Flowers]

Description: Postcard of a blonde girl wearing a white dress with pink ribbons placing yellow roses into a basket. "With Sincere Love," typed below the girl. The note on the back of the postcard reads, "You surely leave healed. With great love from Judell." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 12, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Patriotic American Cherub]

Description: Postcard of a blonde haired angel holding a heart on a blue pillow towards a flying American flag with a message written below. "To my Valentine, To the banner above, I surrender with glee, My heart and my love; Dearest Sweetheart for thee." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."
Date: February 11, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Young Boy With Flower on Chalkboard]

Description: Postcard of a red haired boy holding small flowers with a message written in chalk, "Yous kin hev these flowers if you be me stedie. To my Valentine." The postcard is addressed to "Miss McFaddin McFaddin Ave. City."
Date: February 14, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Pavilion at the Zoo in Cincinnati]

Description: Postcard of a wide two story estate behind a treeline, described as "Pavilion at the zoo, Cincinnati, Ohio." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. L. McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."
Date: February 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Dutch Girl on Chalkboard]

Description: Postcard of a blonde girl dressed in traditional Dutch clothing and wooden shoes, with a short message written in chalk reading, "It is you lof me ya! To my Valentine." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie, Dumpling, McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave iTr."
Date: February 14, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Three Cherub Angels Holding a Basket of Hearts]

Description: Postcard of three winged children with blonde curled hair and pastel robes. One angel holds a basket of red hearts and holds one aloft in their hand. Below the picture, "My offering to thee" is typed. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave. City."
Date: February 13, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Letter from John to Sterling Houston - February 1994]

Description: Postcard from John to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. John talks about how great it was to spend time with Sterling and Arnie, and about a storm that hit them after they left. The front of the postcard shows an athletic man in light-colored boxers holding a shirt.
Date: February 1994
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard of Peace Tree in Santiago de Cuba]

Description: Postcard of a tree fenced by white posts. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFadden Gunston Hall, Washington, D. C., U. S. A."
Date: February 25, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum