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[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 from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, February 12, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter discussing the weather and other cards that have been sent from Waco, Texas. The photograph on the reverse side shows "Truck Co. No. 1" in the St. Joseph Fire Department in St. Joseph, Michigan; the wagon in the picture is being pulled by three horses, is loaded with ladders, with two firemen in the driver's seat. The other seven men in the photograph are standing on the sides of the wagon with one fireman sitting on the very back end.
Date: February 12, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Rose Framed Prose]

Description: Postcard of rose flowers drawn to frame a message that reads, "Out of a heart that's filled with..delight..In knowing the world is...treating you right. I offer you this as a Valentine...smile..With a little red...heart filled. with love.. worth while." The message on the back reads, "All well + send bushels of love. Pa and Mother Smith." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington D. C."
Date: February 13, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Horse-Drawn Cart Loaded With Logs in the Woods]

Description: Postcard of a man leading two horses drawing a cart loaded with logs in a foggy forest. The message on the back reads, "How's Fady? Everybody here has "Got em," as I was going to leave. I leave here Saturday for Dallas for "keeps." Harry 2-6-12." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida."
Date: February 6, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Cupid Delivering Letter to Woman]

Description: Postcard of a woman in a yellow dress with a heart drawn around her looking to a small boy with a letter in his quiver. The message on the postcard reads, "Expectation I send to you a message true. Pray be mine own Valentine!" On the back, a message reads "From CMcF + McR." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington D. C."
Date: February 14, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Five Fire Fighters]

Description: Postcard of five fire fighters in a group photo, two are standing, the other three are sitting in chairs. On the right, a door is open, with a visible staircase inside. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Card received yesterday, many thanks. Still plenty of snow and cold. Day off tomorrow, better make the rounds with me. This is a view of everyone at No. 3 taken in first of quarters. Left to right [...], still having a few small ones."
Date: February 13, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Fire Damage in Houston, February 21, 1912]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of some of the damage caused by a fire in Houston, Texas; the text on the photo says that this is "looking west from plant of Dew Bros Syrup Co." Most of the pieces of debris in the picture are sheets of metal lying on the ground with other charred pieces in the background.
Date: February 21, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Fire Damage in Houston, Texas]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the damage caused by a major fire in Houston, Texas. The caption on the picture reads: "Houston's Big Fire Feb 21, 1912 Where the Blaze Started." The building in the photograph belongs to a grain company, and has most of its roof and taller walls destroyed; most of the building with "Grain Co." written on it is most left intact. There are a few men looking through the debris.
Date: February 21, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, February 5, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter regarding other cards he would like to receive and some that he has available. The photograph on the reverse side shows the "rear of Parker Fur Store" as it is burning on December 7, 1911; most of the picture shows nothing but smoke.
Date: February 5, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of a Fire Engine and at a Fire]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a search light a part of "Engine #3 at 5 alarm fire" in New York. There are two men sitting on bundles with a fire engine parked behind them; the search lights appear to be on top of the awning over the fire engine.
Date: February 4, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, February 26, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter concerning fire engines and different cards to be sent. The photograph on the reverse side shows an old steamer engine, "Steamer #3" a part of the Battle Creek Fire Department in Battle Creek Michigan. There is a hose attached to the engine near the bottom while the steamer has smoke puffing out of the top.
Date: February 26, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of McFaddin, Kyle, & Weiss Rice Mill]

Description: Postcard from G. O. Schull to Henry H. Himebaugh in San Diego, California. The image on the front of the postcard shows a mill next to railroad tracks, and printed text on the photo identifies the subject as the McFaddin, Kyle & Weiss Rice Mill in Beaumont, Texas. The handwritten message on the back of the postcard is addressed to "Uncle Henry" and says, "I was glad to hear from you. I ought to have answered sooner. It is true we are drifting that way but we are so scattered I don't know whether we could all get there together or not. I have always thought I would like to live in California on account of the climate. I don't think we will remain here much longer but I can't say just where we will go. This leaves us well. I hope it will find you the same."
Date: February 27, 1912
Creator: Schull, G. O.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter, February 21, 1912]

Description: Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter concerning the fire truck in the picture, which is the car Bruce drives. Bruce notes the blizzard conditions in Michigan that include four to five feet snow drifts. The photograph on the reverse side shows a group of firemen sitting in a fire truck that is covered in snow and wearing snow chains; the note on the picture says: "10 below zero inspecting fire alarm."
Date: February 21, 1912
Creator: Bruce, F. A.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, February 12, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter discussing cards to send and saying that the wagon in the photo just went out of commission. The photograph on the reverse side shows a horse-drawn fire wagon with the title "Auxiliary" written on the side; this wagon and crew are a part of the St. Joseph Fire Department in St. Joseph, Michigan. There are five firemen in this photograph, two are sitting in the driver's seat while the other three are standing on the ground next to the wagon. There is a water cannon mounted in the back of the wagon and a lantern attached to the driver's seat.
Date: February 12, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, February 27, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter describing a fire that happened in Springfield, Ohio in 1903, in talking about injuries Brown says: "5 buried [sic] by falling walls, 3 taken out dead, others had broken limbs." The photograph on the reverse side shows the damage caused by the fire at the Fountain Square Theatre on February 19, 1903; this is the "stage entrance" which is torn up and wooden beams lying on the ground in disarray.
Date: February 27, 1912
Creator: Brown, Gus C.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, February 5, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter thanking him for the last card Pendexter sent to him and describing the cold weather in Michigan at the time, and mentioning Chief W. P. Week. The photograph on the reverse side shows some fire ruins of the Globe M. F. G. Co. building in Battle Creek, Michigan; most of the debris has ice frozen to it. According to the picture this burned down on November 13, 1911.
Date: February 5, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter, February 5, 1912]

Description: Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter with a photograph of a large building on fire in Fort Wayne, Indiana; there is one fire truck in the photograph with hoses attached to it and other streams of water shooting at the flaming building. The note on the back of the card reads: "Let me know what views you have of Battle Creek so I will know what to send this one is of Fort Wayne Ind. 11 people burned up."
Date: February 5, 1912
Creator: Bruce, F. A.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas