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[Brazos River by Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of the Brazos River with various vegetation and rock formations along the river bed. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Brazos River. Near Camp MacArthur in Waco Texas. © F. Mann 10-11-17."
Date: October 11, 1917
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Camp MacArthur Mess Hall]

Description: Postcard of a mess hall at Camp MacArthur with two long rows of benches and tables set with dishes and napkins; garlands and branches are hanging from the rafters in the ceiling and there are two American flags displayed on the wall on the left side and one hanging from the rafters (center). A handwritten note on the front of the postcard reads "19 XMAS. 17. G: M."
Date: December 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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

[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

[Durham Cow in Corral]

Description: Postcard of Brahman-Durham cow in a corral at McFaddin ranch with other cattle in pens in the background. "Oct 1917" is written on the front of the postcard.
Date: October 5, 1917
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

[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

[Headquarters, 2nd Co. B.]

Description: Postcard of several tents with cots underneath them and a message written with small rocks that reads "Headquarters 2nd Co. B. [...] with desert plants in the foreground.
Date: June 25, 1917
Creator: Sholin
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Hotel Watt in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a color image of the Hotel Watt in Waco with several people standing on the street in the foreground and clouds in the sky in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Hotel Watt, Waco, Texas."
Date: October 14, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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

[D. L. Phelps with Cattle]

Description: Postcard of cowhand D. L. Phelps with Brahman cattle and other cowhands and cattle are in the background. "D. L. Phelps in center Oct 1917" written on front of postcard.
Date: October 4, 1917
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

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

[Photograph of the First Detachment of American Troops to Europe]

Description: Postcard with a group photograph of the first American troops sent to Europe in World War I. There are six total rows of soldiers in the picture, but only two are seated on the bottom row. The description on the back of the photo reads: "The first American detachment to be trained in England to help down the Huns." The picture also says that this was taken at Queen's College in October 1917. The name of three of the men are written on the back.
Date: October 1917
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[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 Addressed to Mrs. M. M. Matlock, April 25, 1917]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mrs. M. M. Matlock with a photograph of an oil rig with its workers hanging out at the bottom. The note on the back of the card asks Mrs. Matlock how "the war [is] up their [sic]," and says that down there it "looks like real war some times."
Date: April 25, 1917
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard from Birdie to Mrs. M. M. Matlock]

Description: Postcard from a woman named Birdie to Mrs. M. M. Matlock with an illustration of a holly plant and a printed note that reads: "This little spray of Christmas Holly I hope will find you Gay and Jolly Christmas Greetings."
Date: 1917-12?
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard from E. Lucas to Lucy Dodge, October 28, 1917]

Description: Postcard from E. Lucas to Lucy Dodge, discussing the safety of a boxy Lucy sent her, her own illness, and the city of Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph, colored in with ink, of a driveway along the side of a tall sloping hill and the surrounding area. Further down the winding dirt drive, there is a suspension bridge across the road. The environment has lots of scrub brush and small, bushy trees.
Date: October 28, 1917
Creator: Lucas, E.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[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 From Fred to His Sister, October 20, 1917]

Description: Postcard from Fred to Ms. Eva Safowin telling her about life in Waco. The postcard shows three soldiers beside a tent, an American flag, and three rifles.
Date: October 20, 1917
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

[Postcard from Lillian to Mrs. Albert Schaenemann, August 9, 1917]

Description: Postcard Lillian to Mrs. Albert Schaenemann, thanking her for her card, saying she's having a wonderful time, and writing that she will be home on Sunday. The front of the postcard features an illustration of a man standing in a boat on a small lake. On the shore behind the man, a group of people and tall trees line a concrete ledge, looking out over the water. Behind the trees, a large field is just visible.
Date: August 9, 1917
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library