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Map of the Seat of War in Virginia

Description: Map of southeastern Virginia showing state and county boundaries, cities and towns, rivers, roads, and railroads. Battlefields are specifically identified and labeled with a date. An inset map in the lower-left corner, titled "N.W. Virginia or the Panhandle," has markings for important cities and railroads. Relief shown in hachures. No scale indicated.
Date: 1861?
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Virginia (eastern part, including West Virginia)

Description: Reprint of Thomas Jefferson's map of Virgina, and parts of North Carolina and Pennsylvania, at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing counties, towns, forts, court houses, churches, water bodies, and other geographic features. The map includes two inset maps - a reduced reproduction of the Fry and Jefferson map (lower middle) to show highways and a map identifying Virginia within the large scope of the United States at the time (lower left). Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:1,457,280] (23 miles to the inch).
Date: 1937
Creator: Jefferson, Thomas; Fry, Joshua; Jefferson, Peter & Neele, S. J.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of Carter Hall]

Description: Postcard of a two story building with six columns supporting the top balcony. The message is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Caroll Ward McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: June 7, 1933
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Jamestown Church Tower and Communion Service]

Description: Postcard of a worn down orange tower behind a table set with silver tableware. The back of the postcard adds, "This shows the front view of all that is left of the old church, the rear and remains of the foundation being shown upon card No. 16. The Communion Service which was saved at the time the church was burned down during Bacon's Rebellion in 1676, is, together with other precious relics now in the Bruton Parish Church at Williamsburg, Va." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Stuart Hall in Staunton, Va.]

Description: Postcard of a manilla-colored four story building obscured by a treeline. Stuart Hall's history is written as follows, "Stuart Hall is a new name given to the Virginia Female Institute of Staunton. It was founded in 1848, and is one of the oldest educational institutions for girls in the country. There are four massive buildings, surrounded by about four acres of beautiful land, located on an elevation of 1,450 feet above the sea level, and midway between the picturesque James and Shenandoah Rivers." The letter reads, "We reached here 7 this a. m. Write me soon with love, Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 22, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Clipper Street in Warrenton, Virginia]

Description: Postcard of a dirt road with a horse drawn buggy traveling down it, houses and fences on either side of the road. The back of the postcard reads, "I am so sorry you can't go to D. C.. Please write and tell me why you can't. It is a shame the way you have done me. Not a word from an of you. Are you ill? Love to everybody. My address is Box 190 - Warrenton, Va." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: July 16, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Lynnhaven Inlet]

Description: Postcard of a still body of water where a man standing on a boat floats towards the shore. The scene is described below as "Lynnhaven Inlet to the famous Lynnhaven Bay; where the largest oysters are gathered. Near Cape Henry, Va." The letter on the back reads, "Hello Mamie wish you were here with us - Cape Henry is right all the Atlantic ocean is so pretty with love from Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. S. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 8, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Chesapeak & Ohio R. R. Depot in Staunton, Va.]

Description: Postcard of a yellow one story building with blue roofing with three women on the stairs, a double horse drawn cart strolling down the cobblestone road where two men and a woman are walking in the opposite direction. Below the picture, the name "Sig" is written. The picture on the postcard is described with the following, "Chesapeake & Ohio R. R. Depot. The Depot of the Chesapeak & Ohio Railroad at Staunton is a handsome brick structure, built in 1905 at a cost of about $30,000. It is provided with an extended, covered shed so as to protect very long trains, and the total length of the station, including the platform, is 650 feet." The letter reads, "Hello Mamie, your postcard received this a.m. Why don't you ever write me? With love - Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington W. Va."
Date: August 31, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Powhatan Oak, Jamestown Exposition]

Description: Postcard of a park with spaces edged with dark green hedges and a treeline seen in shadow. The letter reads, "Hello Mamie we're having a dandy time. Wish you were here with us. With love, Sig. When are you going home?" The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 3rd Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 11, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Jamestown Exposition]

Description: Postcard of a brick two story building with balconies on the second floor and marble columns. Finely dressed people are walking about the grounds outside. The building is described in the upper left corner as "Virginia State Bldg. Jamestown Exposition, 1907." On the back, a short note reads, "With love to you from Sig." One address is stricken out, but the postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 16, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Emmanuel Church in Staunton]

Description: Postcard of a small red chapel with grey roofing with green flora growing on the side. The letter reads, "It sure is cold up here - Sig." The church is described with the following paragraph, "Emmanuel Church. The Emmanuel Protestant Episcopal Church, on Frederick Street, was built in 1891, at a cost of about $25,000. It is a splendid brick structure partially covered in ivy. The church has a very strong membership both numerically and financially." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 24, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Staunton Military Academy]

Description: Postcard of a four story grey brick building with an American flag flying from the roof. To the side, a note reads, "Hello! Mamie This is a dandy place Sig." The Staunton Military Academy includes a paragraph of information is as follows, "Staunton Military Academy. Foremost among the educational institutions of the South is Staunton Military Academy, an English, classical, scientific and military boarding school for boys. It is located on a high bluff overlooking the city, and is conceded to be the finest private military institution in the United States. The cost of construction was about $60,000." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Avenue Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 24, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Great Pier at Jamestown Exposition]

Description: Postcard of a grand pier extending into the ocean at night, lit only by its own lights. The scene is described on the back with the words, "The Jamestown Exposition. The exposition celebrates the 300th anniversary of the beginning for the Nation. In 1607 John Smith, with other adventurers, set up a stockade on a peninsula of Powhatan's River (afterwards called the James), and named the settlement James City or Jamestown. From this grew Virginia and eventually, the United States. The site of the Exposition is of great natural beauty: it overlooks the historic waters of Hampton Roads, and around it cluster the populous cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Newport News." The message on the back is illegible, but for the signature, "Auntie Curley." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: October 4, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Mary Baldwin Seminary]

Description: Postcard of a large white estate with a fountain in the front yard along with several trees and shrubs. The scene is described in red type below the picture as "Front View Mary Baldwin Seminary, Staunton, Virginia." The letter on the postcard writes, "Dear Mamie, we are in Vernon, will be home soon and are certainly glad of it. Guess if nothing happens I will see you about one week from Weds - Sia." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin c/o Mr. W. P. H. McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: November 24, 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of North Carolina State Building]

Description: Postcard of a two story white house with blue tile roof and a woman wearing a red dress. Below the picture, a note reads, "Isn't this pretty?" The back continues with, "I am having a fine time but we leave for home tomorrow Washington I mean Lucille." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 28, 1907
Creator: Jamestown A. & V. Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of George Washington's Birthplace]

Description: Postcard of a two story brick house with a tan roof and green shutters. The back of the postcard adds, " "Wakefield," George Washington's Birthplace, 1732, at Pope's Creek, Potomac River, Westmoreland County, Virginia, to be restored exclusively by Wakefield National Memorial Association, Inc., 2101 Connecticut Avenue N. W., Washington, D. C." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Vista Administration Building at Mary Baldwin College]

Description: Postcard of a two story building with white columns supporting the roof and a red stairway lined with white fencing leading to the entrance. The back of the postcard adds, "A beautiful example of colonial architecture, erected in 1842. Mary Baldwin is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning for women in the United States, and is known as "The college with a background of culture and scholarship." " The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: April 2, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Field Where Lee and Grant Met]

Description: Postcard of a green field with a white sign that reads "Spot where Lee and Grant Met," in Appomattox, Va. The note below the picture reads, "Hello Mamie write me soon with love Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie Souine McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 24, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Natural Bridge in Virginia]

Description: Postcard of a white and blue three story estate, two cliffs connected by stone arching across to the other, and a poem about Virginia. The postcard is further described with, "Natural Bridge - One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. There is no other structure like it. The Lee Highway, U. S. No. 11 passes over Natural Bridge. It is higher by 55 feet than Niagara Falls. The mean height of the bridge from the stream below to its upper surface is 215 feet, it has a span of 90 feet between walls, width averages 100 feet and the arch is 40 feet thick. Hotel and cottage accommodations. Open all year. Illumination every night." The message on the back reads, "Mathew + I stopped to see this wonderful sight Saturday Sept. 27th 1941 on way home from Baltimore, Md."
Date: September 27, 1941
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Historic Dates and People Involved With Jamestown]

Description: Postcard of historic dates and people such as Captain John Smith or The Old Church Tower. Jamestown is described as "Here the First Permanent English Settlement in America was Founded, May 13, 1607 Here the First Legislative Assembly in America Convened, July 30, 1619 Here was the First Capital of the Colony of Virginia 1697-1698." The back of the postcard adds, "Administered jointly by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (Jamestown National Historic Site) and the National Park Service, U. S. Department of the Interior." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: November 3, 1961
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Jetersville and Sailors Creek [Virginia].

Description: Map shows town locations, buildings, roads, railroads, and landowners' or residents' names. Covers Jetersville and Sailors Creek regions. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:21,120].
Date: 1867
Creator: Michler, N. (Nathaniel), 1827-1881
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library