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["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

[Spooners Delight Postcard: Part 1]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a man and a woman kissing with a caption reading: "One half my life I'd gladly miss, If I could have just one like this" and the title "Spooners Delight."
Date: 1908
Creator: Thomas, J.
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard of a Fire Engine Test]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters testing a fire engine near a city canal, spraying its hose over the water. A tube is running from the water to a machine on the right, with smoke coming out of the machine's top.
Date: August 12, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Engine Test]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters testing a fire engine near a city canal, spraying its hose over the water. A tube is running from the water to a machine on the right, with smoke coming out of the machine's top.
Date: August 12, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Richmond Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of the Richmond Fire Department in front of a fire station on a street corner. The fire fighters are formally dressed, and standing with a horse-drawn carriage. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message that says, "Knowing you collect fire dept. cards, I'm sending you one from Richmond, where I am today."
Date: February 29, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "One Sight of You": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a picture of a man and a woman standing next to a tree truck with a full moon shining in the sky; the text printed at the bottom of the card reads: "I'm starving for one sight of you, Just for a glimpse of eyes so true." There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "Watch this verse for it sure is me."
Date: 1908?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Semi-Photo Song Postcard, "Dreaming": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a photograph of a man holding a woman close while they both hold onto the handle of an umbrella; there are music notes and lyrics printed at the bottom that read: "Dreaming of you always little girl my darling." There is a note on the reverse side of the card written in red ink that says: "Well I want a little loving now and then if that loving one is you!"
Date: October 19, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Semi-Photo Song Postcard, "Dreaming": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a photograph of a man and a woman walking alongside a small pond while holding each other's hands; there are music notes and lyrics printed below that read: "Dreaming, dreaming, while the stars are gleaming." There is also a note written in red ink on the reverse side of the card that reads: "Meeting at Fish Pond, notice our new...Watch this series for it speaks what is in my head."
Date: 1908-10-16?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Go on Smiling": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a man and a woman sitting in a yard of flowers and trees. The photograph has a caption on the bottom that reads: "Go on smiling darling, laughing don't be weeping the time will come for me and you." There is also a note written on the back in red ink.
Date: October 21, 1908
Creator: Scott & Van Altena
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "You're the Brightest Star of all My Dreams": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a woman standing behind sunflower plants and is wearing one in her hair; the lyrics underneath the picture read: "You're the brightest star of all my dreams." There is a short poem written on the reverse side of the card in red ink and it reads: "Tell me you love me and say you'll be true I love nobody in this world but you, your heart and my heart in love...I know I have your love and you have mine."
Date: 1908-10?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Same Old Story": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a couple floating in a row boat down a small river. There are lyrics printed at the bottom of the card that read: "A man, a maid, a moon, a boat, Down the river gently float." There is also a note written on the back of the card in black ink and it says: "Here's "baby" and the "Fish Pond"."
Date: October 17, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

Cotton Compress, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the cotton compress with bales of cotton ready for shipping. Railroad cars are stationed between the loading docks.
Date: 1908
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Canoeing Girl

Description: Color postcard with a girl wearing a blue and red sailor dress holding an oar and a booklet on the front. Postmarked in Paris, Texas on 3 Apr 1908.
Date: 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Photograph of New Bedford Central Fire Station, New Bedford, Mass.]

Description: Postcard of the New Bedford Central Fire Station, with the firemen in two horse-drawn vehicles and one automobile. The three vehicles are parked in front of a garage with three doors, each labeled (from left to right) "Hose No. 1", "Hose No. 3", and "Ladder No. 1."
Date: November 20, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

Thanksgiving Greetings

Description: Color postcard depicting a turkey standing on the shore under a tree, next to some produce of the land. In the background is the Mayflower sailing by on the ocean. Correspondence reads, "My dear Sis, many happy T.G. Greetings for you. I have you [ ] will send it soon. Lovingly, Rosa" It is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla. P.O.Box 838. It is postmarked Monett & Paris, Texas on Nov. 25, 1908.
Date: 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Where Business is Done]

Description: Color postcard picturing a street scene in Orange, Texas "Where business is done" A hardware company is on the left and horse-drawn carriages are on both sides of the street. Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello Murray, How are you? if you see Frank will you try to find out Mrs. Pittman's address and let me know. answer this to 411 Fourth St. Mary." It is addressed to Mrs. J.B. Murray, 1492 Forsythe St., Beaumont, Tex. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on Aug 20, 1908.
Date: 1908~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard of Queen Alexandra]

Description: Postcard of a woman with curled brown hair, wearing a fur stole around her shoulders over a blue dress with a white collar. The postcard adds further information with "Her Most Gracious Majesty Alexandra Caroline Marie Charlotte Louise Julia, eldest daughter of H. M. King Christian IX of Denmark, Queen and Consort of H. M. King Edward VII. Born 1st December, 1844. Married fourth March 1863." The letter is illegible, and the postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va., U.S.A."
Date: July 8, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Fresh Egg]

Description: Postcard of "The Fresh Egg," showing of a young man in a suit, sitting at a set table getting ready to eat breakfast, when it appears the egg he is about to eat has a little chick pop out of it. It has a green, Benjamin Franklin 1 cent stamp on it with, "Hello Son! See me eating breakfast on the other side? Come up and have a fresh(?) egg with me. I am feeling fine this morning. Good meeting last night." Addressed to Jesse McSewell, Box 426, San Angelo, Texas.
Date: 1908
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Postcard of the Fresh Egg]

Description: Postcard of "The Fresh Egg," showing a young man in a suit, sitting at a set table getting ready to eat breakfast, when it appears the egg he is about to eat has a little chick pop out of it. It has a green, Benjamin Franklin 1 cent stamp on it with, "Hello Son! See me eating breakfast on the other side? Come up and have a fresh (?) egg with me. I am feeling fine this morning. Good meeting last night." Addressed to Jesse McSewell, Box 426, San Angelo, Texas.
Date: 1908
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Postcard of Girl Holding Fan]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a cartoon of a little girl holding a hand-held fan with the printed message "Waiting for you." The postcard is blank on the back.
Date: 1908
Creator: Curt Teich & Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Swannanoa]

Description: Postcard of a river cutting through the thick treeline. The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: October 30, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Oriental Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Oriental Hotel, hung with patriotic banners, in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1908
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Postcard of the Chautauqua Building]

Description: Postcard of the Chautauqua Building in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Mr. Halman Cartwright.
Date: September 8, 1908
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of the Morris Shephard Dam]

Description: Postcard of the Morris Shephard Dam in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Mrs. Laretta Carter of Denton, Texas.
Date: September 8, 1908
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association