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[Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, Texas]

Description: Postcard with a postmark from June 28, 1911 in Kansas City. The photograph on the front shows the Hamilton Hotel in Laredo, Texas before 1906. There is a letter written on the back of the postcard in pencil.
Date: June 28, 1911
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Customs Officers and Guards #1]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing outside a one-story brick building with the caption, "Customs Officers and Guards. Juarez, Mexico." There appears to be a main entrance to the right and a smaller doorway on an addition to the left; both doorways are decorated with Mexican flags and banners aw well as a framed picture of President Venustiano Carranza above the left doorway. Seven men are standing around the outside of the building including two in the main doorway (one holding a shotgun) and a man and a woman in the second doorway. The back of the postcard is addressed to Sr. Guillermo Stein.
Date: April 28, 1914
Creator: Stein, William & Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Postcard from L. E. C. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 28, 1911]

Description: Postcard from L. E. C. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The photo on the front is a group of people swimming in the water by Corpus Christi. They are all wearing dark swimsuits and near one of the people is a post in the water. The female swimmers are wearing white caps. On the back, L. E. C. wrote that she wished Junia was with them and that her mother would be home soon.
Date: April 28, 1911
Creator: Osterhout, Junia
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Ann Farman to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 28, 1879]

Description: A postcard from Ann Farman to her sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout, expressing Ann's desire to see Junia before she returns home. She told Junia she could not visit yet because her mother was feeling ill and she was disappointed that Junia could not visit.
Date: October 28, 1879
Creator: Farman, Ann
Partner: Austin College

[Postcard from Evol Gilmore to Johnie Louise Bruyere, December 28, 1926]

Description: Postcard from Evol Gilmore to Johnie Louise Bruyere, December 28, 1926. The front bears a drawing of a river and surrounding grass covered in snow. It reads: "I cannot say one thing that's new/So send the same old wish to you. Merry Christmas." The note on the back reads "Wishing you a happy Xmas and a bright New Year. Your friend, Evol Gilmore."
Date: December 28, 1926
Creator: Gilmore, Evol
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Southern Pacific railroad depot]

Description: Postcard of of the Southern Pacific Railroad Depot in Beaumont, California, with thirteen men and boys posed for the photographer. At least five of them are holding bicycles. Other men can be seen in the background. A train with steam and tracks are visible on the right side of the postcard. The depot is prominent on the left side of the postcard with a sign that reads "To San Francisco 562 7/10 M., B[ea]umont, [Elevation 2556 Feet, To New Orleans 1925 4/10 M" showing the mileage from Beaumont, California, to other prominent cities. There is also a sign on the right side of the building that reads, "...Express." In the far background are mountains. Written on the bottom of the postcard is "S.P. Depot Beaumont." It should be noted that Beaumont, California, and Beaumont, Texas, are sometimes mistaken for one another. Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "How are you I am fine Come where oranges grow, Hudson Hall" The card is addressed to Miss Lula Wheeler Melrose, Tex.
Date: March 28, 1909
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Postcard of Swan Pond in Central Park]

Description: Postcard of a group of finely dressed young people watching four swans on a pond as a boat floats under a bridge. The note on the back of the postcard reads, "We fed the ducks last Sunday. Auntie Curley." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 28, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman's Head]

Description: Postcard of a charcoal drawing of a woman's head. On the back of the postcard, the message reads, "8 a.m. Just got your letter. Will answer tomorrow. Am just leaving town on a fishing trip. Jerry Gumm." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin Washington, D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: January 28, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Westward Ho]

Description: Postcard of the Westward Ho Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona behind the palm treeline. A note on the face of the postcard reads, "Spent the night in air cooled hotel and leave at 4 A. M. for San Diego. Arriving there soon all well at home Mamie." The message on the back reads, "Come from Safford to here this morning arrive here at 1 o'clock over a gorgeous drive. Huge these mountains. We are in air cooled hotel until six this afternoon. We're driving to Yuma arriving about 11 or 12 tonight - miss me." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 28, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Front Street in Tanana]

Description: Postcard of a wooden cabin with a sign reading "Pinkiert's," across from a group of large white tents. A wooden bridge crosses the river towards the cabin. The picture is described as "Front Street, Tanana, Alaska." On the back, the letter reads, "This is the city adjoining our fort. It is called "The Coney Island" of the Yukon. Pop. 200. Next to Daveon, it is the largest settlement on the Yukon river. Does it remind you of Beaumont?" The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Paso del Norte El Paso, Texas."
Date: October 28, 1913
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Rapids Cutting Through a Forest]

Description: Postcard of a fast stream spilling over smooth boulders in a forest scene, with a bridge made of wood planks crossing the water. On the back, a message is written which is as follows, "Got a tip that Jack was in Houston, so I thought I would go look for him, but alas, betrayed again, same old story. "No Jack!" H. H. 10-28-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 28, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Mackinac Island in Michigan]

Description: Postcard of a quaint town built on the coast, a dock stretching into the water towards a white ship. The letter on the back is illegible, but the postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave Huntington West Va."
Date: June 28, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse]

Description: Postcard of a white lighthouse on the stony cliff near a grey roofed complex. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin, Prince Hotel, Power Springs, W. Va."
Date: July 28, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Statue of Liberty]

Description: Postcard of a black and white photograph of the Statue of Liberty. On the back, the letter reads, "Thought you would like me to these for your collection. We are having a delightful visit. Took big auto ride this afternoon. Love for all, "Curley." " The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 28, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of French Market in New Orleans]

Description: Postcard of blue roofed market stalls with a line of carts drawn by horses on a cobblestone street. The letter reads, "Don't you wish you were here with us? How is "Mary Cobb" be loving herself. Keep your eye on her I have a ..." the rest of the letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave Huntington, West Va."
Date: May 28, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of North Carolina State Building]

Description: Postcard of a two story white house with blue tile roof and a woman wearing a red dress. Below the picture, a note reads, "Isn't this pretty?" The back continues with, "I am having a fine time but we leave for home tomorrow Washington I mean Lucille." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 28, 1907
Creator: Jamestown A. & V. Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of S.S. North Land]

Description: Postcard of a large white steamship with yellow and black steamers with white decorative stars. The flag flying bears the name "Northland." Below the scene, "Northern Steamship Co's S. S. North Land This is a perfect palace. Sister ship," is written. On the back, the postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave Huntington, West Va."
Date: July 28, 1901
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of State Line Avenue in Texarkana, Arkansas]

Description: Postcard of several three story buildings and horse drawn carts. Below the picture is a note illegible except for the last two words, "Auntie Cursley." The postcard is addressed to, "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Avenue Huntington, West Va."
Date: July 28, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Charity Hospital in New Orleans]

Description: Postcard of a large white estate near an asphalt road. The letter is illegible after the words, "My things came this morning, so glad to get them." The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: March 28, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman, Horse, and Boston Terrier]

Description: Postcard of an older woman in riding attire sitting down with a horse on her left, a Boston Terrier on her right, and a riding crop in her right hand. The words "Three Winners" are typed at the side, and a newspaper clipping is pasted below, which reads, "Puck. The Girl - No, I don't fall in love with every Tom, Dick and Harry I meet. The Man - That's right. My name is Jack!" The initials "H. H." and date "11-28-11" are written on the edge. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 28, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Cherokee and Coffee Shop]

Description: Postcard of a red building superimposed over scenes from the lobby with a Native American in the corner, further described as "Hotel Cherokee Cleveland Tennessee This modern, beautiful, and Fireproof Hotel offers to a discriminating public that service and comfort that they are accustomed to in the metropolitan centers."
Date: September 28, 1941
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of River from Sycamore Street in Milwaukee]

Description: Postcard of a series of tall buildings lining the the edge of the river, with a red bridge crossing it. The letter beside the picture is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Dr. Irashing Beaumont Texas, Come McFaddin mail."
Date: June 28, 1908
Creator: Detroit Photographic Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Cloradee and George E.]

Description: Postcard of Cloradee E., a woman with a dark dress and hat, sitting on a bench and holding her son, George. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: November 28, 1925
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis