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[Postcard of Suspension Bridge in Cincinnati]

Description: Postcard of a suspension bridge crossing a body of water in Cincinnati, Ohio. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten in Camp Campbell says "Dear Helen and all: We just had our Easter dinner at the Mill Cafeteria here in Cleveland. This is a real perfect day for Easter too. I had an egg & 1/2 for dinner in a salad. Everything is swell. So long. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: April 25, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania]

Description: Postcard of the Susquehanna River seen from Sullivan Trail near Berwick, Pa. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says, "Howdy- Thurs. Morn. We three of us arrived here safely last nite at 6:00. Now it is raining and there is plenty of mud but some sidewalks. The camp is real, very new and very [?]. This is one you should see. I'll be resettled by the weekend I hope. Will write more very soon. Woodrow."
Date: September 17, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Tennessee]

Description: Postcard with scenes of Tennessee and text that says "Greetings from Tennessee." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear Helen and All. Lt. Crews and I just returned from Gallatin where we again visited his aunt and uncle. We had the usual hospitality and saw where part of the Army is bivouacked on maneuvers now but leaving tomorrow. This was quite a clear day for a charge - just warm enough. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: November 8, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Tennessee Road]

Description: Postcard of a road surrounded with green grass and trees, and typed text: "One of the good roads through Tennessee." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says, "Dear Helen and all. This is [?] and we officers are gathering at Dunbar Cave near Clarksville to have a chicken barbeque which is sponsored by the International [?] Co. (pause) we had a delicious chicken barbeque and a swell time. We went into the cave etc. Everything was very good. I went to Nashville Sat. nite and stayed till yesterday (Sun 4:00 pm) Send my gas ration book immediately. Bro. Woodie."
Date: September 20, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Terra-Cotta Tourist Court and Hotel, Arkadelphia, Arkansas]

Description: Postcard of a row of white buildings next to a road, with text that says "Terra-Cota Tourist Court and Hotel, At Junction of U.S. 67 and State No. 7, 4 Miles North of Arkadelphia, Ark." A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Barkeley says "Dear Helen & all- Arrived safely at 2/38 3 July, had a nice trip. The weather we relatively cool and had on partial flap - a small nail. Drove 133 miles the first day- Woodrow."
Date: July 4, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of the Arkansas Ozarks]

Description: Postcard with photos of several different scenes, and text that says "Greetings from Arkansas Ozarks." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Chaffee says "Dear Helen and all- Quite chilly today and looks like snow. Hope that it doesn't snow or the [?] will be an ice cake as we have no antifreeze. Alcohol seems to be all we can get may get some this pm. We worked today again. Am enjoying our [?] very much. How do you like this card? Cannot state how long we will be here - unknown yet. Bro Woodrow."
Date: November 7, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of "The Roundup"]

Description: Postcard of a painting entitled "The Roundup," of cowboys sitting together in a camp, with more cowboys rounding up cattle in the background, framed with mountains. A handwritten note addresed to Miss Helen H. Aten says "Hello All- Arrived yesterday at 3:00pm. Travelled 1850 miles. Chevy is still good. Was a bit tired driving but will come out of it in a day or two. Rained today and is plenty muddy at camp. Abilene is a nice town. Will write more in a day or two. Looks as tho we will be busy."
Date: December 5, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Washington D.C.]

Description: Postcard with text that says "Greetings from Washington D.C." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard, addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten in PA, says "I am in Washington and can say I am practically lost for I know very little about this city compared with New York. The temperature is sizzling for the first in a long time. I saw the Wash. Monument and White House today- (this evening) we arrived here about 6:30. So long. Woodrow."
Date: May 30, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Wooten Hotel]

Description: Postcard of Wooten Hotel in Abilene, Texas, seen at night. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello all- This is Friday nite and it was quite a warm day too. Tomorrow the Battalion has a picnic at Circa park and we are leaving at 1100. Should be here to see some of these places. Should be seeing some others soon. We are quite busy now. Always, Woodrow."
Date: August 11, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Drawing of First Presbyterian Church in El Paso]

Description: Drawing of First Presbyterian Church in El Paso, Texas. It includes a bell tower, stained glass windows, angular roofs, and a car driving on the street.
Date: 1906/1908
Creator: Aultman, Otis A., 1874-1943
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[First Presbyterian Church in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a color image of Waco's First Presbyterian Church, a large brick and stone building with a tower in the front and stained glass windows; there are trees lining the street corner and two automobiles on the intersecting streets in the foreground. Printed on the front of the postcard: "First Presbyterian Church, Waco, Texas." There are two handwritten notes on the back of the postcard.
Date: September 6, 1934
Creator: Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian Church
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard to Mayme Collins from Galveston, Texas]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mayme Collins in Central City, Nebraska from Harry Bahl in Galveston, Texas; the picture on the card is entitled "Down she goes" and is a "Souvenir of Galveston Beach" and shows a girl diving into a body of water while wearing a dress. The note on the back reads, in part: "Be good and careful."
Date: August 5, 1907
Creator: Bahl, John Philip Herlin
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Harry Bahl to Mamie Collins, September 11, 1908]

Description: Postcard to Mamie Collins in Waco, Texas from Harry Bahl in Galveston, Texas with an illustration of "Fishing Boats on Wharf" at Galveston. The picture shows a large boat surrounded by other smaller boats in the bay. There is a note on the back of the card that says: "Wish you were here to enjoy the sight with us..."
Date: September 11, 1908
Creator: Bahl, John Philip Herlin (Harry)
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins, December 22, 1908]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mayme Collins in Central City, Nebraska from Leda Bahl with a Christmas illustration printed on the front. The picture on the front is of a bell decorated with Christmas decorations all around it, and "A Merry Christmas" printed below it. There is a note on the reverse side of the card from Leda that reads: "Guessing you are glad that the time is almost here for you to come home you said you were anxious to see Harry's house. You ought to see Harry's dog. I told you Harry he thought more of the dog than he does of his sisters. Mayme wish you all a merry Xmas."
Date: December 22, 1908
Creator: Bahl, Leda
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins, March 8, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins in Waco, Texas with a tinted photograph of Buffalo Bayou in Houston, Texas; the photograph shows four boats tied next to one another across the bayou. There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "Dear Mayme, arrived all [] and having a fine time just got home been seeing the drill it was just fine..."
Date: March 8, 1909
Creator: Bahl, Leda
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Thanksgiving Postcard Addressed to Mamie Collins from Leda Bahl, November 25, 1908]

Description: Thanksgiving postcard sent to Mamie Collins from Leda Bahl with an illustration of a turkey pulling a cart with a chef riding on a pumpkin and holding a large knife and fork. There is a lengthy note written on the back of the card from Bahl that reads, in part: "Wish it was mine or I had one like it. Harry is always taking somebody there to..."
Date: November 25, 1908
Creator: Bahl, Leda
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Mayme Bahl to Mrs. Elmer Wheatly, August 13, 1910]

Description: Postcard from Mayme Bahl to Mrs. Elmer Wheatly with a photograph of herself on the front side of the card in which she is wearing a large hat and dress. There is a note from Bahl on the reverse side of the card that reads: "Isn't this awful I just want you to see how good looking I'm getting I really don't look as bad."
Date: August 13, 1910
Creator: Bahl, Mary Florence
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard with a Photo of Harry and Mayme Bahl]

Description: Postcard from Harry and Mayme Bahl in San Antonio, Texas to Mayme's sister in Central City, Nebraska. The note on the back discusses their having received a present with more things coming. The photograph on the other side shows Harry and Mayme posing behind a fake boat and wearing nice clothes and hats.
Date: June 5, 1909
Creator: Bahl, Mary Florence
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard of Administration and Chemistry Building at Rice Institute]

Description: Postcard of two buildings, brick with white accents and marble arches, across a well trimmed courtyard. The top edge of the postcard sets the scene as, "Administration Building and Chemistry Building, Rice Institute, Houston, Texas." The back of the postcard adds, "Administration Building, Rice Institute Houston has in Rice Institute one of the largest privately endowed colleges in the country. The original endowment of nine million dollars by the late Wm. Marsh Rice, has grown to $14,500,000."
Date: unknown
Creator: Bailey, Bob
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Borger Street]

Description: Postcard of Borger Street in Hutchinson County, Texas. It is a busy street lined with storefronts and crowded with early model automobiles. A banner hung across the street reads "White Way Dance." A wooden building on the far right is labeled (handwritten) Rig Theatre and has a sign "Theatre" on its facade. The caption on the image reads "Borger, Texas - World's Greatest Oil Field" and "Published by Gale Baker OIL FIELD PHOTO SERVICE Amarillo -- Borger -- Tulsa #55."
Date: unknown
Creator: Baker, Gale
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

["Always" Postcard: Part 1]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a man and a woman standing next to a large tree, the woman is wearing a dress and the man is wearing a suit. There is a set of lyrics printed underneath the photo that read: "You ask me if this love of mine, Sweetheart will ever die, If time will change my feelings dear, I answer with a sigh : While life will last, while flowers bloom, While birds sing sweet their lay, The love so deep within my heart Will live each night and day."
Date: [1908..1910]
Creator: Bamforth & Co.
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

["Always" Postcard: Part 2]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a couple holding each other and sitting on a bench under some trees. There are lyrics printed underneath the picture that read: "Always, always, I will love you always, Do not fear, my love is true, And I live alone for you. Always, always, I will love you always, Love like mine is ever thine, And it lives always."
Date: [1908..1910]
Creator: Bamforth & Co.
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

["Always" Postcard: Part 3]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a man kneeling on one knee next to a woman in a dress and sitting on a bench underneath some trees. This card is the third in a set of romance cards entitled "Always." The lyrics printed under the photo are lengthy and are meant to describe the love for another person.
Date: [1908..1910]
Creator: Bamforth & Co.
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch