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[Postcard from John C. Barr]

Description: Postcard sent from John C. Barr in Jerseyville, IL to Charles B. Moore giving a brief overview of recent events. Mr. Barr notes a visit from a friend and the ripening of fruit plants. Two notes on the front of the card read: "Received May 8 1874" and "4th. 1 inch rain last night."
Date: May 3, 1874
Creator: Barr, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard from Marie M. L. to Eva Sumner, May 4, 1903]

Description: Postcard from Marie M. L. to Eva Sumner, thanking her for sending a photograph at Easter time and informing her that their family is all well. The front of the postcard also features a photograph of a grassy field bordering a shaded, wooded area. In the background to the left, beyond a fence, light- and dark-colored cows lay in a field next to a barn. Along the border between the two fields, a person sits on top of a horse, facing towards the woodland area on the right.
Date: May 4, 1903
Creator: L., Marie M.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Buffalo at Brackenridge Park]

Description: Postcard of buffalo grazing in a field at Brackenridge Park in San Antonio, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Annie Wiggers in Temple, Texas.
Date: May 1907
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Summer Girl]

Description: Postcard of a young girl sipping a drink wearing a white dress with red flowers and blue ribbons on her bonnet and waist. Three young men are walking away in the background. The bottom edge of the postcard describes it as "The Summer Girl." The back of the postcard addresses it to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont Texas."
Date: May 4, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Oil Wells & Tank in Tulsa, Oklahoma]

Description: Postcard of two pictures of gushing oil wells and one of a grey tank pasted on a manilla postcard. The letter reads, "My dear Mamie: - I don't know but I have thought of you all so often + the grand time we had in Bmt. Ask Mama if this don't remind her of our lake dell a good many people from B,t up here - when Mama come from Dallas she must busy now and all me I have my love + hugs to Bmt + we have a good time love to all - Mrs. Nelly." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont Texas McFaddin Ave."
Date: May 6, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter, May 10, 1907]

Description: Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter regarding the parade in the photograph; according to Woods this is the Fiesta Parade on May 10, 1907. The local fire department and their decorated floats are passing through the parade in this picture; their floats appear to be fake burning buildings being pulled by two horses draped in decorative blankets.
Date: May 10, 1907
Creator: Woods, L. H.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard to Mrs. Arthur, May 11, 1907]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Arthur. The postcard features a photograph (colored in with ink) of the town of Boerne, Texas, and some of the small farms surrounding the town, taken from a great distance. There are larger trees on the right front side of the town, and in the background, small bluffs are visible on the horizon. The back of the postcard has postcard markings, as well as the name and address of the recipient
Date: May 11, 1907
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Two Bears Tipping Their Caps to Each Other]

Description: Postcard of two bears sitting and dressed formally raising their green caps towards each other. The edge, though damaged, reads "Greetings from Beaumont, Texas." The back of the postcard adds, "Hello Mamie, Sure do wish I could see you today. Write me down with love Su Mora." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: May 15, 1907
Creator: Tower M&N Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Young Boy With Valentine's Day Note]

Description: Postcard of a young blonde boy wearing dark pants and hat, a green tunic and red scarf, standing next to a note in chalk which reads as follows, "Ach so Much i LoF you yes To My Valentine." The back of the postcard addresses itself to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1907 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Tex."
Date: May 30, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Residence on North Yakima Ave.]

Description: Postcard of a two story house on North Yakima Ave., Tacoma, Wash. The note below the picture reads, "My dear Mamie May 28-1907. I wish you were here to spend the day with me in the park tomorrow - we are going to have a picnic. It's only a block from me. I will make some sketches and think of my Beaumont girls. Write to me. Lovingly, Estelle Avrith 215 North K Street."
Date: May 31, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Two Children Under a Red Umbrella At the Beach]

Description: Postcard of two children standing under the shade of a red umbrella, on a beach. A letter is written over the face of the postcard, but none of it is legible. The postcard is addressed to "Master Caldwell McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: May 31, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Railroad Wreck in Goldthwaite]

Description: Postcard of a large group of men in suits and brimmed hats gathered around and on top of the wreckage of a train on the Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe Railroad. Text on the back of the post card reads, "Railroad wreck Goldthwaite, May 1908".
Date: May 1908
Partner: Jennie Trent Dew Library

[Railroad Wreck Postcard]

Description: Postcard of a train that wrecked near Goldthwaite, Texas, taken from a ditch to the right of the train track and looking down the length of the train which is partially derailed in the background. Six men are standing in the ditch and on the hill to the right, some observing the wreck and some looking towards the camera. Handwriting on the back of the postcard reads, "Wreck near Goldthwaite, May 1908".
Date: May 1908
Partner: Jennie Trent Dew Library

[Train Wreck Postcard]

Description: Postcard of a train wreck taken from behind one of the train cars still on the Gulf Colorado and Santa Fe Railway. Crowds of people are on embankments to the left and right. A row of power-line poles are on the left embankment that continue down the track into the distance. Writing on the back of the card reads, "Wreck near Goldthwaite Tex May '08".
Date: May 1908
Partner: Jennie Trent Dew Library

[Postcard of Beaumont Country Club]

Description: Postcard of a red roofed two story building behind a dock built on a body of water. The letter on the back is illegible but for the words, "Just found these cards." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, West Virginia."
Date: May 5, 1908
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 Waco Flood]

Description: Postcard of Waco during a flood of the Brazos River. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Kate Dean in Claremont, New Hampshire and says "This picture does not half tell the tale of East Waco's terrible flood. The Brazos is a terrible river. With love, C.F.D."
Date: May 28, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Compress in Temple]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of the Temple Cotton Compress, a wooden structure with a tower and smoke stack, with rows of bales of cotton and several men moving individual bales in the foreground. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Compress, Temple, Texas." There is handwritten correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: May 1, 1909
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Public School in Magnolia, Mississippi]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of three-story, light colored building with a large group of children crowded onto the front steps, under the balcony on the third floor. Text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the building as a public school in Magnolia, Mississippi. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard to Mr. Leslie Boone in San Marcos, Texas.
Date: May 2, 1909
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Gymnasium Building at State Normal College]

Description: Postcard of a brick building with two stories, described as "Gymnasium Building, Mich., State Normal College, Ypsilanti, Mich." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas McFaddin Ave."
Date: May 4, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum