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[Postcard to Ms. Charlotte Dunbar, December 1, 1917]

Description: Postcard of Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas with a handwritten message on the back explaining more about the photograph.
Date: December 1, 1917
Creator: Dunbar, Charlotte
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from Henry Clay, Jr. to his Family, April 28, 1917]

Description: Postcard from Henry Clay, Jr. to his family back home in Texas regarding his current trip across the Atlantic Ocean. Clay does not say anything of great importance in this letter but was recovering from his recent sea-sickness.
Date: April 28, 1917
Creator: Clay, Henry, Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[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

[Company Street at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a dirt road lined with tents on both sides and a group of five soldiers in uniform and hats on the right and two soldiers standing on the left; there are other soldiers, houses, and telephone poles in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "No. 1. A Company Street. Camp Mac Arthur, Waco Texas. © F. Mann. 10/20/17."
Date: October 20, 1917
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Young boys in uniforms]

Description: Postcard of two young boys in scout uniforms and hats, identified as Clem and Pete Boverie. They are standing side by side and looking towards the camera. There are notes on the back of the postcard that describe the image.
Date: 1917
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[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 of Mistletoe and Berries]

Description: Postcard of mistletoe with red and white berries. "Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year" is written below. On the back, a message reads, "Love and best wishes for a merry Xmas and a happy New Year - Helen R. H." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 21, 1917
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Palm Garden in Sanitarium, Battle Creek, Michigan]

Description: Postcard of a group of men in suits sitting in rocking chairs in a sun room decorated with palm trees and potted ferns. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: June 14, 1917
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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

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

[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

[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

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

[Cattle Grazing with Cowhands]

Description: Photograph of Brahman cattle spread-out grazing in pasture at Round-Up McFaddin Ranch with cowhands on horseback in the background.
Date: October 4, 1917
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

[International Bridge over the Rio Grande]

Description: Postcard of a bridge across a river, labeled, "International Bridge over the Rio Grande, Laredo, Texas." Several unknown buildings are visible on either end of the bridge. There is a letter on the back written 3/3/1917 that says, "Wanted to get across this bridge but on account of Typhus Epidemic on other side could not do so. Will cross at Brownsville. Wish you were along." (The epidemic mentioned was in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.)
Date: March 3, 1917
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Postcard of Ruins in Chauny]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of ruined buildings, with stone, wood, and metal wreckage on either side of a small cobblestone street. French text at the bottom of the postcard locates the ruins in Chauny, Aisne, Hauts-de-France, France. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: [1917-03..]
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Ruined Quarter of Peronne, Somme]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of two intersecting, dirty, cobblestone streets with heavily damaged, multistory buildings spilling wreckage into the streets. Several soldiers in uniform walk or ride on horses in the streets. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the area as one of the principle quarters in Peronne, Somme, Hauts-de-France. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 1917-03~
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of French Soldiers at the Grand Palace]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of soldiers in long coat uniforms, holding rifles on their shoulders, marching in lines through a city square. The soldiers are marching towards the right side of the square, past a large, ornate, stone monument with a cross at the top. The buildings surrounding the square are ornate and at least three stories. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the soldiers as French soldiers on parade near the Grand Palace in Noyon, Oise, Hauts-de-France. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 1917-03~
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Peronne Cathedral Ruins]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of the ruins of a large church building with a cobblestone street around the wreckage. A few walls of the church are still intact, as well as the large metal and glass windows, but much of the building is gone, including the roof. Across the street, on the left, a man in a dark uniform stands next to a large stone monument pedestal with a small park area. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the building as a cathedral in Peronne, Somme, Hauts-de-France Region. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 1917-03~
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Ruined Church Interior in Roye]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of the interior of a large stone building with tall columns and windows that has suffered heavy damage. A large pile of stone, dirt, and wooden beams covers the floor, reaching about halfway up the partially intact walls. The roof of the building is missing. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the building as a church in Roye, Somme, Hauts-de-France. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: [1917-03..]
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Remains of Roye Ruins]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a group of stone, wood, and brick buildings that have suffered heavy damage. Many of the buildings have been almost completely leveled, creating piles of wreckage, through which a few men in uniforms walk with shovels. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the town as Roye, Somme, Hauts-de-France. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: [1917-03..]
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[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

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Tent Rows]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing in a dirt road separating two long rows of large tents at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas.
Date: October 20, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis