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Ship's Crew

Description: Copy negative of a big group of sailors and officers. In the picture there are a large number of sailors on a dock and aboard a ship, while nine officers wearing a white uniform are on the lower part of the dock standing side by side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Two Men at Luncheon

Description: Copy negative of two men at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of the City of New York, Prepared Especially for the World Almanac, 1891.

Description: Map of New York City, covering all of Manhattan and much of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx (Morrisania) as well as adjacent parts of New Jersey. Ferry lines, streets, boroughs, community districts, and neighborhoods are also labeled. The map includes a red overprint of four Manhattan Elevated Railway lines in Manhattan and the Bronx. The sides and back of the map also include extensive directories of churches, financial institutions, insurance companies, and public officials collected January 1, 1891. Relief shown in hachures. No scale information given.
Date: 1891
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of Entrance to Central Park]

Description: Postcard of a sidewalk leading into a park with a white building in the distance, described as "Entrance 72 Street Central Park New York." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mademoiselle McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 1, 1912
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Roosevelt Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a multi-story building with cars parked outside. Below the photograph, "The Roosevelt Madison Avenue at 45th Street, New York 17 A Hilton Hotel The Roosevelt Grill Home of outstanding Orchestra leaders," is typed. On the back, "The Roosevelt (A Hilton Hotel) - Madison Avenue at 45th Street, is but a brief step from New York's most famous stores, theaters, and night clubs, and is connected directly by private passageway with Grand Central Terminal It has 1,100 rooms, each with private bath, and is equipped throughout with modern facilities, insuring the comfort and convenience of its guests; all public rooms are air conditioned. The gracious atmosphere pervading the lobby and lounge makes them most attractive. Dean Carpenter is general manager."
Date: unknown
Creator: Lumitone Photoprint
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Roosevelt Grill]

Description: Postcard of a dining room in the Roosevelt Hotel, the Winter Home of Guy Lombardo on Madison Avenue at 45th Street, New York 17. On the back, the following information is added, "The Roosevelt (A Hilton Hotel) - Madison Avenue at 45th Street, is but a brief step from New York's most famous stores, theaters and night clubs and is connected directly by private passageway with Grand Central Terminal. The Roosevelt Grill, famous for more than twenty years under this name, has seen the debut of many bands, now nationally known, which return again and again. It is the winter home of Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians, who have played here nearly a score of years. Among other popular bands that have recently played here are those of Joe Reichman, Henry King and Nat Brandwynne. Dean Carpenter, genera manager, C.N. Hilton, President."
Date: unknown
Creator: Lumitone Photoprint
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Times Square]

Description: Postcard of Times Square lit by the neon signs of many businesses against the night sky. On the back, more is added. "Times Square, known throughout the world as "The Great White Way" is the magnet and high spot of New York. Here millions of people seek entertainment in the many theatres, night clubs, restaurants, etc."
Date: unknown
Creator: Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Westbury]

Description: Postcard of sketch of the Westbury hotel, a 17 story structure on a corner block. On the back, the postcard describes the hotel as "The Westbury A Hotel of Distinction Madison Avenue at 69th Street New York 21, N. Y. Just a few steps from Central Park Curtis Sawyer, Managing Director."
Date: unknown
Creator: Harry H. Baumann
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel New Weston]

Description: Postcard of a 24 story brick red building on the corner of a block with several cars parked and a small crowd gathered around the hotel. On the back, the hotel is described as, "The best location in New York - close to Theatres, Clubs, Radio City, exclusive ships, the midtown business district and all transportation lines."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel McApin in New York]

Description: Postcard of a large brown and white brick hotel with a busy street full of pedestrians, cars, and trolleys. The letter on the back reads, "Dear Cousin Mamie, I believe you just waited until you knew we would be gone before coming home. But really, I hope you are better now. I was feeling pretty low all the time I was gone, but fine now. Give my best to all the family, and thank them for their kindness. Sincerely, Rilboern." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Tex."
Date: December 21, 1914
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Masonic Temple in Beaumont 2]

Description: Postcard of a two story brick building with white accents and three men walking outside in suits. The message on the front and back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Walsdorf Astowa New York, N. Y."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Central Park and Museum of Natural History]

Description: Postcard of a tawny colored estate obscured by a treeline near the banks of a river. The note on the postcard reads, "Home again little girls. Love to all. Aunt Curley." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: October 4, 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Chinatown in New York]

Description: Postcard of many tall and colorful buildings with pedestrians wandering the street. The note at the side of the picture reads, "We are going down today if it doesn't rain. It is fine here lots of love." The back of the postcard continues with "Mr. Aillen has been around + his wife will come at noon. You don't - like to be bothered much callers on New York. Love, Maura." The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin Huntington, W. Va. 1141 3rd Ave."
Date: August 7, 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Times Building in New York]

Description: Postcard of a tall white building with an American flag on the rooftop and people walking near horse-drawn buggies on the road. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Huntington W. Va. 1141 3rd Ave."
Date: August 7, 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Wall Street and Trinity Church in New York]

Description: Postcard of a busy street surrounded by multiple storied buildings with a red tinted church at the end of the street. The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin Huntington W. Va. 1141 3rd Ave."
Date: August 7, 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Victoria in New York]

Description: Postcard of a six story building seen from the corner of the block. The building is red and blue with a sign on the roof reading "Hotel Victoria." The letter is illegible, and the postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave Huntington, W. Va."
Date: June 30, 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Statue of Liberty]

Description: Postcard of a black and white photograph of the Statue of Liberty. On the back, the letter reads, "Thought you would like me to these for your collection. We are having a delightful visit. Took big auto ride this afternoon. Love for all, "Curley." " The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 28, 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Swan Pond in Central Park]

Description: Postcard of a group of finely dressed young people watching four swans on a pond as a boat floats under a bridge. The note on the back of the postcard reads, "We fed the ducks last Sunday. Auntie Curley." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 28, 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Lounge of Prince George Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a wood paneled room with a chandelier hanging from the ceiling over the blue seated chairs and a tiger pelt on the floor. The scene is described as " "The Lounge," 28th St. Entrance Prince George Hotel 27th - 28th Streets, between Fifth and Madison Avenue New York City." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: January 13, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum