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[San Antonio Female Academy]

Description: Postcard of the San Antonio Female Academy in San Antonio, Texas; according to information on the back, it was a boarding school in Westend (a San Antonio suburb). There are people on the sidewalks and lawn in front of the building. A letter on the back of the postcard is addressed to Master Henry Kahn from Mary.
Date: October 18, 1910
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Riddled with Bullets, Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a destroyed building in Juarez, Mexico during the Mexican Revolution. Bullet holes cover the exterior of the building. All of the windows have been destroyed; the roof no longer exists; and heavy smoke damage from a fire is evident.
Date: January 18, 1913
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Battle of Ciudad Juárez, 1911]

Description: Postcard image of a destroyed adobe building in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. This adobe building is riddled with bullet holes and the structure has also sustained severe damage from heavy canon fire. Part of the adobe brick wall has crumbled onto the sidewalk and onto the street. The damage resulted from the Battle of Ciudad Juárez, 1911. Many tourist, most likely tourist from El Paso, Texas, can be seen assessing and exploring the damage to this building. Most of the women here are wearing decorative fancy hats and the men are wearing jackets and hats as well. A man and a woman are seen walking away from the building - middle - right of the image. The man is wearing a straw boater type hat and the woman is wearing a wide brimmed dark hat. The woman wears a tie and she is also wearing sun glasses. This postcard image is a duplicate of WH PC 192-041. This postcard is related to postcards WH-PC-192-033 and postcard WH-PC-192-030 also part of this collection.
Date: January 18, 1913
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Wellington Livery, Feed and Sale Stable]

Description: Postcard of the Wellington Livery, Feed and Sale Stable. It is a large wooden barn, and there is a group of people and horses standing in front of it. There is a small boy standing near the left side of the photograph.
Date: September 18, 1908
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Notice to Appear

Description: Postcard sent out by the Local Board of Grundy County in Iowa to notify Ejner L. Wind to appear for a physical examination. The front of the postcard gives information about the date of the examination, and also warns Ejner that failure to appear may result in a loss of rights or immediately induct him to imprisonment or military service. On the back of the postcard, there is postage information.
Date: November 18, 1918
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, July 18, 1908]

Description: Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has an illustration of a woman in a long-sleeved red dress, fur boa, and red hat. In her hand is an orange flag for the University of Texas. Below the drawing is a school cheer for the university. On the back, J. H. wrote that he heard Junia and her sister were moving to Chicago and that he wished them well.
Date: July 18, 1908
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Beaumont Country Club]

Description: Postcard of of the Beaumont County Club house with pier and boathouse in the foreground. The Beaumont Country Club was formed in 1906 on a hill overlooking the Neches River on a hundred acres of land. Printed at the top left of the postcard is "Country Club House, BEAUMONT, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information related to the postcard's creation: "Made in Germany. D.J. Hicks, Importer and Publisher, Beaumont, Texas" and "G.A.P.C.M. Co., N.Y." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Dear Julia - This is Sunday and we are busy as ever. I will write a letter tomorrow Hoping this will find you well and happy Mamma." The card is addressed to Mrs. Julia Stafford, Meridian Mississippi (Meridian Norman's College).
Date: October 18, 1909
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Postcard of Thomas Confectionery]

Description: Postcard of the inside of Thomas Confectionery in Dallas, Texas. Above the picture on the front of the postcard it states: "Largest confectionery in the state." Handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn and tells about the author's recent activities.
Date: May 18, 1911
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Mt. Tamalpais in California]

Description: Postcard of the view from Mount Tamalpais in California. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mrs. Thomas and Miss Lou Rayburn and tells about the author's experiences in the mountains.
Date: July 18, 1912
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of a Dirt Path Near Mountain]

Description: Postcard of a dirt path edged by brush winding towards a mountain. The message on the front reads, "Tell slim Lacy that Faty said "Howdy" "Lover's Lane" Wouldn't this be an ideal place to go walking with "Jack?"" The message continues on the back with, "The big joke still continues to get funnier. Will tell you Xmas. Will you tell me who "Jack" is when you come home? H. H. 10-18-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 18, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of West Virginia State Building - Jamestown Exposition]

Description: Postcard of a yellow two story building with white accents, columns, and balconies. Around the postcard, a note is written that reads, "Hello! Skinflint I am having a delightful time here every moment. The exposition is fine. Good-bye Leonora." The letter continues on the back with, "I am so disappointed not to have gotten to come to Huntington." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Avenue Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 18, 1907
Creator: Jamestown A & V. Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman With Eyes Closed]

Description: Postcard of a woman with her hair pinned up, eyes closed and lips parted. The picture is called "Curiosity." The letter on the postcard reads, "Wednesday, will write some Vivinnie is calling me now. We hare having more parties - Jassie." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave Huntington, W. Va."
Date: July 18, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Shack With Water Wheel]

Description: Postcard of a shack with a water wheel on a hill from which a babbling stream flows. On the back of the postcard a message reads, "The "?" we would like to "know" is, where in the world did that rascal Jack "Go." H. H. 11-18-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 18, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Main Street North From Rusk in Houston]

Description: Postcard of two rows of buildings running parallel down the postcard, described as "Main Street North from Rusk, Houston, Texas." The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington, D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: January 18, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of George Washington's Bedroom at Mount Vernon]

Description: Postcard of a white four poster bed with yellow and pink fringed curtains at the window, cherry wood furniture, and a red and green rug. The note below the picture reads, "Hello Mamie, We are now in Washington, having a lovely time with love, Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 18, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Oleanders in Bloom]

Description: Postcard of a tree with pink and white blooms. The letter on the back reads, "Sorry I won't get to see all of you before leaving for the winter - Expect to go to San Angelo next week - Put a substitute for us in the club and for goodness sake don't forget me for I hope to get back to that town some day - With best to you and your mother. Adelaide." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin + 3rd Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 18, 1916
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Watkins Glen in New York]

Description: Postcard of wooden stairs leading to the top of the rugged cliff-side from the watery basin. The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, West Va."
Date: August 18, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Young Girl and Boy]

Description: Postcard of a young girl dressed in formal clothes looking towards the camera while the young boy kneels in front of her with his hat on the ground. The scene is described in the left corner as "Proposal - "Shall I say yes?" " The letter on the postcard reads, "The country club [...] this eve + we are going out. How is your mother? It sure is hot here now. So write to me soon. Jassie is home again + I was out awfully glad to see her. With love, Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 18, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of St. Agnes Academy in Houston]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick estate with marble columns supporting the upper balcony. The postcard is addressed to, "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: March 18, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Arlington Cottage]

Description: Postcard of yellow houses with multiple stories and wrap-around terraces. The scene is described as "The Arlington Cottage, Virginia Beach, Virginia." The letter on the back reads, "We have been to Va Beach + now at Cape Henry and are having a grand time. Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 18, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Man and Alligators]

Description: Postcard of a man kneeling and praying, while alligators approach from behind, with the text of "Darky's Prayer, Florida" included. A handwritten note addressed to Mrs. Clara Aten & Family from Nevin E. Hermsinger says "Hello all: I received your card sometime ago, sorry I didn't get out while I was home, there were a lot of places I wanted to go but didn't get there. Well, maybe we'll have Hitler where the negro on the other side is pretty soon (we hope). I had a swell time while I was home, only wish I could of stayed longer, but uncle Sam said no. Hope you are all well, as I am O.K. It's awful warm here, you should have some of this weather up there to make hay. Write when you can. Nevin."
Date: July 18, 1943
Creator: Hermsinger, Nevin E.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of the Flying Squadron at Springfield, Mass.]

Description: Postcard of the Springfield Fire Department in four automobiles at a fire station. The station's garage doors (from left to right) are labeled, "Chemical B." and "Hose Co. No. 7." On the back of the postcard, a handwritten message from the sender says, "I am sending you a card I owned at Springfield, Mass. [...]"
Date: June 18, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, March 18, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter discussing the flood of 1908 and the possibility of another flood in the spring. The photograph on the reverse side shows the Battle Creek Fire Department during the flood of 1908; most of the firemen are holding long oars as they sit on the back of a wagon. The wagon itself is being pulled by two horses and has the title "Fire Department" written on the side; the water level rises around a half a foot on the wheels.
Date: March 18, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas