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[Postcard of My Old Kentucky Home Piano]

Description: Postcard of an off-white parlor room with white trim, red and white lace curtains, a red satin seat in front of the piano, where yellow flowers and a candle sits. A second chair sits below a portrait of Stephen Collins Foster. The carpet is tan with a repeating black pattern.
Date: unknown
Creator: W. Ray Scott
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of View of Ohio River from Altamont Hotel 2]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick building near a winding river. A note written on the postcard reads, "This is the only view that they have at this hotel so that is the reason I am sending the girls postals all alike." The back of the postcard continues with, "Hello! Have been playing tennis all morning - tired to death. Going to Chester Park tomorrow night maybe. Heine." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Third Avenue Huntington, W. Va. Care J. L. Caldwell."
Date: August 31, 1908
Creator: R. L. McClare
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of View of Ohio River from Altamont Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick building near a winding river. The note on the back of the postcard reads, "Monday, The Altamont. There is a girl down here that knows you - met you at Pence. Her name is Martha Lesher. She stayed at Valley Nights. Do you remember her? Love, H. Ian." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va. for J. L. Caldwell."
Date: August 31, 1908
Creator: R. L. McClare
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Altamont and Shelly Arms Hotels at Fort Thomas, KY]

Description: Postcard of two separate red buildings with grey roofing and an American flag flying from a pole. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "May go to Cheder park tomorrow Dear Holy, This is the place my uncle + aunt live, although it does not do it justice. Went to coney last night. To town today saw labor day parade. - Heine." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Third Avenue Huntington W. Va. Care Mr. J. L. Caldwell."
Date: September 4, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Zachary Taylor Home]

Description: Postcard of a two story white house with a balcony above the wrap-around porch, brown tiled roofing and green accents on the windows. Greenery grows up the side of the house, and flowers bloom in front of it. On top of the picture, it is described as "Zachary Taylor Home, near Louisville, Ky."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Man O'War]

Description: Postcard of a bronze statue of a horse. The back of the postcard adds, " "Man O'War Statue Faraway Farm, Lexington, Kentucky Thousands visited him during his lifetime and now thousands salute the great bronze image of "Big Red." Man O'War, of the greatest of race horses of all time died in 1947 at the age of 30 years."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Kentucky Derby]

Description: Postcard of horses and jockeys racing around a dirt track while the stands are filled with onlookers. The back of the postcard adds, "Churchill Downs, Home of the Kentucky Derby, Louisville, Kentucky The world-famous Kentucky Derby takes place annually on the first Saturday in May. Ever since 1875, when the first derby was run, Churchill Downs has drawn thousands of people from all over the world to witness America's classic race."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Camp Zachary Taylor in Kentucky]

Description: Postcard of a campus of two story buildings built in close proximity, described as "Birds-eye of section of the camp in which 40,000 men are in training for overseas warfare. The camp covers several square miles and has fully 1,000 buildings." The message on the front and back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: January 31, 1918
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Henry Clay Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a seven story brick building with white stone accents, described as "Henry Clay Hotel, Ashland, KY." The back of the postcard adds, "The Henry Clay Hotel "One of Kentucky's Finest Hotels" Community owned and operated...Listed in Duncan Hines' famous guides for travellers: "Adventures in Good Eating" and "Lodging for a Night." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of White Winter in Cherokee Park]

Description: Postcard of snow-covered trees with a path cut between and over a wooden bridge. Two well-dressed men walk along the path. The scene is described as "Louisville, Ky. "White Winter," Cherokee Park." The back of the postcard adds history to Cherokee Park, with " "White Winter" - Cherokee Park Nowhere does the beautiful snow show more effect than in Cherokee Park, the pleasure ground in the eastern section of Louisville. The Park, containing 341 acres of gently rolling land, is cut into picturesque ravines by Beargrass Creek; it was acquired by the city in 1891, and named in remembrance of the Indian Tribe who occupied this superb stretch of land before Louisville existed." A letter adds, "We missed connection, so here we are in Louisville going to Staunton tonight if nothing happens." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 20, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Armory in Louisville Kentucky]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows the three story Armory building in the background. The postcard shows twos ides of the building receding. In the foreground there is an empty street. Around the image there is illegible handwritten text. On the lower left corner is printed the following: "The Armory, Louisville, Ky." On the back of the postcard is handwritten text. Credit is given to J. Murray Jordan: Publisher.
Date: 1907
Creator: J. Murray Jordan
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Panhandle Bridge]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a train crossing the bridge moving away from the viewer. On the left side of the postcard, on top of the bridge is a green house-like structure. The bridge crosses the Ohio river. In the foreground, to the left corner, are men working. Underneath the image is printed: "Panhandle Bridge, Louisville, Ky." At the bottom of the postcard is handwritten text that says, "Reached here all ok. Write to me, my address is Hotel Willard. How is Miss S. Sia." The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie McFaddin in Beaumont, Texas.
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Jockey Club in Louisville]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows the Jockey Club, in Churchill Downs, in the background from a diagonal point of view. On the lower left corner is printed the following: "Jockey Club, Louisville, Ky." On the bottom of the post card there is illegible handwritten text addressed to "Mama and Papa." On the back of the postcard credit is given to J. Murray Jordan: Publisher.
Date: 1907
Creator: J. Murray Jordan
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 2

Description: "Leftwich's Grant is the second volume in a series that is intended to document the colonization of an area in Central Texas that eventually became known as Robertson's Colony." It covers "the three years that [Robert] Leftwich spent in Mexico City and Saltillo" and includes "a complete account of his official negotiations with both the national government in Mexico City and the state government of Coahuila and Texas. It also includes documents concerning Dr. Felix Robertson, President of the Texas Association, and the group of young men who came to Texas with him in the fall of 1825 to explore the grant and survey land for the stockholders" (p. 11). The index begins on page 667.
Date: 1975
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas
Partner: UNT Libraries