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[Early Model Automobile]

Description: Image of an early model automobile, a man sits at the steering wheel. "High Explosive" is written on the trunk and Nitro shoot torpedoes are mounted on the vehicle's side.
Date: 1917
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Field at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of several groups of men standing in a large field with barracks, trees, and other buildings in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Sec. F. Camp Mac Arthur. Waco Texas. © F Mann 10-11-17." There is a handwritten letter on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1917~
Creator: Mann, F. & Gillespie, L. L.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

I.&G.N. Repair Shops

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad train repair shops or bays near the depot in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence in English on the back of the card.
Date: 1917
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Gaston Howard]

Description: Photographic postcard of Gaston Howard of Longview, Texas. Howard is pictured wearing his full uniform. The photograph was taken in Paris, France, as noted on the back of the postcard. Howard enlisted as a Private, and came home from the war as a Sergeant.
Date: 1917
Partner: Longview Public Library

Methodist Church

Description: Color postcard of the Methodist Church, located on the corner of Fifth and Talbot Streets, in Taylor, Texas.
Date: 1917
Location Info:
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[North Stanton Street, El Paso, Texas]

Description: Postcard of North Stanton Street, El Paso, Texas. [Rim of Mesa in the Distance.] This is the 100 and 200 block of N Stanton Street with a north perspective of the street. The Reynolds Building is the 5 story white structure on the left side of the image. The address for the Reynolds Building is 201-5 N Stanton circa 1917. The building still stands today and was designed by the the architect firm of Trost & Trost. Built in 1911 the building was originally called Calisher's. Other names for the same building are Everybody's Department Store; the Reynolds Building; American Furniture; and J. J. Newberry Company. On the other side of the Reynolds Building is the Busy Bee Fruit Store, 200 N Stanton. The 7 story structure on the left side of Stanton Street, in the distance, is the El Paso & Southwestern Building or E P & S W. Stanton Street is full of pedestrians, horse and buggy's, cars, and two electric trolley cars. Other visible stores include Kiefer's and Tuttle Paint & Glass Company, 210-212 N Stanton. Information and citation source is from the 1917 El Paso, Texas City Directory.
Date: 1917~
Creator: Horne, Walter H., 1883-1921
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Pleasant Hill School gathering]

Description: Postcard of a large group gathering at Pleasant hill School. The group is standing in front of the school, which is a small white building. There are horses and carriages in the background on the right side of the photograph.
Date: 1917
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Postcard from Frank to Dee Murray, October 17, 1917]

Description: A Camp MacArthur postcard sent from Frank to Dee Murray picturing two soldiers in front of a tent and asking how he is getting used to being in another company.
Date: 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Amsterdam, Germany]

Description: Postcard of the Amsterdam Fire Department in Holland. The firemen are seen in three red auto fire engines parked outside of the fire station's garage.
Date: 1917?
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Airplane at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of men standing near an early airplane. A note below the photo says: "Aviation, Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of an S. D. Myres Saddle Company Saddle]

Description: Postcard with an image of "The World's Finest Astride Saddle," advertising a contest with the text, "This handsom Silver and Gold mounted Astride Saddle will be given away to the Rider who sends the most orders between June first 1917 and December first 1918 by S. D. Myres, Saddlery, Sweetwater, Texas." The back of the postcard does not contain correspondence.
Date: 1917~
Creator: S. D. Myres Company
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Postcard of Army Y. M. C. A. at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of men standing and sitting in rows in front of a wooden building. A note below the photo says: "Army Y. M. C. A., Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Artillery at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of men in military uniforms loading a cannon. A note below the photo says: "Artillery, Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas"
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Base Hospital at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of large, interconnected buildings. A printed note under the photo describes it: "Base hospital, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Base Hospital at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a row of interconnected buildings. A note below the photo says: "Base Hospital, Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Headquarters]

Description: Postcard of a building with an American flag in front of it. A note below the photo says: "Headquarters, Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Mess Halls]

Description: Postcard of a row of buildings next to a dirt road, with a single man marching and holding a rifle. A note on the front of the postcard says: "Section F Camp MacArthur Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says: "Each one of these buildings you see is a mess hall. There is a string of tents in back of each one of these where a hundred and fifty-four men or a full squadron stay. We are in a line like this. There are sixty squadrons in this section I believe. The artillery camp is just to the north."
Date: 1917
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Officers]

Description: Postcard of thirteen men in military uniforms, with five sitting down and the other eight standing behind. A note below the photo says: "The officers at headquarters, Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Officers]

Description: Postcard of thirteen men in military uniforms, five sitting down and eight standing behind them. A printed note under the photo describes it: "The officers at headquarters Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Cavalry]

Description: Postcard of a line of men wearing military uniforms and sitting on horses. A note below the photo says: "Cavalry, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Cavalry at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of four men on horses, with the middle two holding an American flag and another unidentifiable flag. A note below the photo says: "Regimental Colors, Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Horse-Drawn Wagon at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a man sitting on a horse-drawn wagon on a dirt road, with soldiers marching in formation with rifles in the background. A note on the front of the postcard says: "Section 'B' Camp MacArthur Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Mable Blair]

Description: Postcard of Mable Blair wearing a dress with a fur collar and a hat. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Mess Halls at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a row of buildings across from a row of tents. A note below the photo says: "Mess Halls, Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis