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[Postcard Addressed to Mamie Collins, September 20, 1905]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Waco, Texas with an illustration on the front of a man driving a car with a barrel acting as a front wheel, an umbrella as a roof, and a bucket of objects hanging off the back; the title of this illustration is "I auto write."
Date: September 20, 1905
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Bryn Mawr, Pa.]

Description: Postcard of the Bryn Mawr Fire Department at their new station, a two-story brick building with a belfry on the left. At the front of the station, there are three garage doors at the base, with a balcony above. The fire fighters are lined up with two horse-drawn wagons outside of their respective garage doors. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "As there is no principal strut here I will send you this. I am at St. David, Pa. These is nothing here but the station and a few houses, no stores. I expect to go down to Atlantic City this week."
Date: September 11, 1907
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Dredge in Brazos River]

Description: Postcard of a dredge in the Brazos River near Bellville, Texas. A handwritten note on the front of the postcard, which is addressed to Miss Annie Wiggers in Temple, Texas, says "Will try and write you in a fortnight. Rec'd Bertha's letter, was glad to hear from you. Mae."
Date: September 19, 1907
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard to Mayme Collins from Geo Greaves, September 19, 1907]

Description: Postcard from Geo. Greaves to Mayme Collins in Waco, Texas with an illustration of a woman with red hair, a large white hat, and a low-cut dress. There is a note on the front as well that reads: "I swear I'm going out and drown myself in [] if you don't write."
Date: September 19, 1907
Creator: Greaves, George
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Addressed to Mamie Collins from Sam, September 26, 1907]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Waco, Texas from Sam with a photograph of himself on the front right of the card and a note that reads: "What's all that you said about me last night? Just wait, I shall come out in a few days and make you take it back. Do I look worried?" There is another note written on the back of the card that says: "Are you lonesome since H. is kept away? I heard about you taking a man home Tuesday night."
Date: September 26, 1907
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard of Fifth Street Methodist Church]

Description: Postcard of Fifth Street Methodist Church in Waco, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Leila Lowry at Baylor University and says "Isn't it great to be home sick? If you care to answer this. J.E.M."
Date: September 30, 1907
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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 of a Los Angeles Fire Fighter]

Description: Postcard of a L.A. Fire Department Badge, with a head shot photograph of a fire fighter in its center. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "I don't suppose you will recognize who I am? We have had three fires since 8:48 (sent 17) last night + 2 'o clock (sent 18) today. I hope you are well [...]"
Date: September 19, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Bosque River at Clifton, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Bosque River in Clifton, Texas, with a building partially submerged in the river. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Hilda Maddox in Weatherford, Texas and says "Hilda, Ask your Pap if he knows this place. Sold a nice bill today. Well wishes. Your friend, Kelly."
Date: September 21, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from J. S. Smith to George Pendexter with a photograph of a fire station belonging to the fire department in Charlotte, Michigan. This building is made of brick and has its garage doors open with a chain spanned across the entrance and a fire truck inside of it; in the background there is a bell tower on top of the building.
Date: September 1909
Creator: Smith, J. S.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter September 4, 1909]

Description: Postcard from J. D. Smith to George Pendexter with a photograph of one of the fire stations in Hamilton, Ontario. Smith notes he is from Battle Creek, Michigan on the card while the photograph was taken in Hamilton. The caption on the photograph tells us that this is "Truck No. 1 Central Fire Station" being photographed; there are 12 men that make up this company, nine of whom are standing in front of the long wagon loaded with ladders, while two are sitting in the driver's seat and one is sitting at the very back of the ladders.
Date: September 4, 1909
Creator: Smith, J. D.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter, September 1912]

Description: Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter regarding the location of the fire station on the back of the card. The photo shows the Springfield fire station on Oakland Street with the firefighters standing outside in their uniforms and horse-drawn vehicles. In the note, Woodward says that this station is located about two miles from the center of the city.
Date: September 20, 1909
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard Addressed to Lois Matlock, September 23, 1911]

Description: Postcard addressed to Lois Matlock with a note from the sender saying they "got home alive alright waited at Dublin about a half hour..." There is a tinted photograph on the front showing a couple kissing on a bench with a small animal in the foreground and a caption reading: "Some Folks Make Me Tired."
Date: September 23, 1911
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard with a Photo of the Hook and Ladder Company in Waukesha, Wisconsin]

Description: Postcard from a man named Edward to George Pendexter with a note saying: "These are the first pictures I have been able to get since leaving home. Hope they suit you." The photograph on the reverse side shows the hook and ladder company of the Waukesha Fire Department in Waukesha, Wisconsin; this company is made up of eight firemen. The horse-drawn wagon in this photo is carrying a load of ladders in the back, along with fire helmets and various hooks.
Date: September 2, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter, September 4, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter regarding a fire auto catalog that had been sent to Pendexter. The photograph on the back of the card shows a group of firemen standing next to a fire truck with the title "Auxiliary Squad A" written on the engine. Two of the men are sitting in the front seat while the other six are standing near the rear of the vehicle; the truck has a large rack in the back with gear loaded on it such as hats, ropes, and ladders.
Date: September 4, 1912
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Horse-Drawn Hook and Ladder]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters in a horse-drawn wagon at a fire station. The garage at the station is labeled, "Hook & Ladder 4." On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "At home again. Here the two views of Cen. Fire Sta. that I have sent you. Duplicates or not, please. [...] I may get new views for you now."
Date: September 10, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Yoakum, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Front Street at Yoakum, Texas. A neighborhood is seen in the distance, behind a small row of neatly trimmed trees. An annotation on the left of the image labels a building as a fire hall.
Date: September 16, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Maurine Matlock to her Friend, September 23, 1915]

Description: Postcard from Maurine Matlock to her friend with a photograph of Veracruz, Mexico as seen from a hill. The note on the reverse side of the card says that they had a storm the other night, and dealing with cotton and corn.
Date: September 23, 1915
Creator: Matlock, Maurine
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard of Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Oakwood Cemetery in Waco, Texas, showing the arched entryway. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mrs. Mr. Otis J. Paul in Montgomery, Michigan and says, "Dear Father, Mother. We are all well and happy and getting along fine. How are you? It is fine out here, will write a letter to. By. Bye. With love from your loving sons Guy, Carl."
Date: September 18, 1917
Creator: Paul, Guy & Paul, Carl
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldier]

Description: Postcard of a soldier wearing a military uniform and hat. Handwritten text on the front of the photo says "121 - U.S. H.A." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "To my sweetheart Charlotte- Lots of love and kisses from yours. Hans."
Date: September 28, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis