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[Postcard of a Fire Station, Altoona, Pennsylvania]

Description: Postcard of a fire department at their station, lined up with two horse-drawn wagons on the left and right. The building is two stories high, with a belfry extending an additional two stories.
Date: July 17, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of P & L. E. Station]

Description: Postcard of a train station with four men in suits standing outside, behind the train track. A powerline stands by the station, on the deck. The right edge identifies the scene as "P. & L. E. Station, Monogahela, Pa." The back of the postcard addresses it to "Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont Texas."
Date: March 13, 1901
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Pittsburgh From Washington Heights]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of three sections of a city, divided by two branches of a river and connected by bridges. The bottom of the picture describes it as "Partial view of Pittsburgh u.Allegheny, from Washington Heights." Written below by the sender. "Dear Mamie, How are you? Are you glad to get home? Helen." On the back, the address is written as "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 9, 1905
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Liberty Bell]

Description: Postcard of the cracked Liberty Bell in a black and white photograph. The note above the bell reads, "Sure do wish you were here with us - With Love - Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 19, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Oilwell Derrick in Bradford, Pennsylvania]

Description: Postcard of a wooden oil derrick erected over a shed with a group of people on the ground. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Dear Mamie, I'd like to shake you for not writing when my train letters was longer. Have at you, woman. I hear you're going to leave old Gunston. Good work my dear, and please give my B. some extra hand slaps for me. Remember our fights? Oh no. Heard lots about you, please write, Bowie." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden McFadden Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 8, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Squirrel Cartoon]

Description: Postcard with cartoon of a man and woman looking at a squirrel with a nut in the foreground, with a woman playing tennis in the background. Text on the cartoon says "Rather nutty here- But I like it!" A handwritten note addressed to Miss Hellen Aten says "Give my regards to the girls. Hello Hellen, Just a line I am at White Howen on a visit up at George Sister. Still thinking of you girls come and see me. Marie K."
Date: September 1942
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Italian Gardens in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania]

Description: Postcard of a bridge over a pond surrounded with trees and flowers, at the Italian Gardens in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Hellen Aten says "Hello Pal. I am here to-day with two girls friends having a fine time shopping Ha. Wish you were here as ever a Pal. Marie K."
Date: February 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Cartoon Couple]

Description: Postcard of a cartoon man and woman with a car near a sign, "Bill's Gas Station 5 mi.," with text that says "What was a lucky break in courting days - is now just another pain in the neck!" A handwritten note addressed to Miss Hellen Aten says "Hello Hellen, I'm doing fine you know me only I miss all my boy friends I would would I. Boy it sure is hot here. But is sure is some grand place here will hate to go back to [?]. Katherine."
Date: July 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of the York Fire Department Engine House]

Description: Postcard of a fire fighter driving a Goodwill steam fire engine, a vehicle drawn by four black horses. The back of the vehicle has a large, cylindrical tank facing upward.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simon & Murnane
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Horse-Drawn Fire Engine]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters riding a horse-drawn chemical and hose wagon. The vehicle is to the right of a small park with a fountain.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simon & Murnane
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Horse-Drawn Chemical and Hose Wagon]

Description: Postcard of two fire fighters on a horse-drawn chemical and hose wagon. The vehicle is labeled with "Laurel" and "No. 1 Y.F.D." on its side.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simon & Murnane
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 25, 1873]

Description: Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife to inform her that he had arrived at his mother's, Sarah Osterhout's, home. He included some news about a woman who was sick and that he had received something his wife had sent.
Date: August 25, 1873
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Postcard from Grace Schiverea to Lt. Roy E. Johnson, August 1944]

Description: Postcard written to Lieutenant Roy E. Johnson from Grace Schiverea, that says: "Hi, Lt. -- Roy - the navy was never like this!!! It sure is a wonderful life - sleeping, swimming & sunning. - Time is going much too quickly. - will see you, on the 25th. (Note "Air Corp" insignia on the front of card - Ahem!!!) Grace." The front of the postcard contains an illustration of a military airplane flying over an ocean at night. The moon is visible in a cloudy sky above the plane and the Air Corps insignia is in the lower-left corner. Text above the image says "Keep 'em Flying."
Date: August 1944
Creator: Schiverea, Grace
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Postcard of Philadelphia City Hall]

Description: Postcard of Philadelphia city hall at night, with the tower illuminated by spotlights. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Hello Hellen. Just a few lines to let you know I am here in the city. Trying to be a city girl. But I don't know how I'm going to make out. Ha ha. I am having a very nice time. With love."
Date: May 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Westbrook, Connecticut Beach]

Description: Postcard of a beach in Westbrook, Connecticut, lined with beach houses. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Dear Helen, I stayed all night in a trailer camp. I saw a ship go through a bridge. Guess who. R."
Date: May 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Canterbury House in Perrysburg, Ohio]

Description: Postcard with an illustration of a building in Perrysburg, Ohio surrounded with trees, with a sign that says "Canterbury House. It's a tea room." A handwritten note addressed to Helen & John Aten says "We'll soon be starting home. It's all over, just ate supper here. Ma, Harriet & Ted."
Date: June 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Giant Potato]

Description: Postcard of a man standing on a giant potato in a train car. Typed text on the front of the postcard says "Potato - The Kind we Raise in Maine." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Dear Helen, I saw a Indian an wigwam it was made out of birch bark. I am sitting in the trailer writing this do you want one of these potatoes? Claire."
Date: May 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Slovak Girls Academy]

Description: Postcard of Slovak Girls Academy in Danville, Pennsylvania. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Howdy all - Tis near chow time Monday eve. Just now we have a good breeze from the east - maybe rain. We had a few drops on Sunday, also had a fine trip too. As ever Woodrow."
Date: July 20, 1953
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Fire Fighters with a Hand-Drawn Fire Engine]

Description: Postcard of uniformed fire fighters standing near a hand-drawn fire engine. The engine has two poles on its front for the fire fighters to carry, and requires multiple people to move. The engine has the words, " Torrent Veteran" written on its hose. On the back of the postcard, the sender left a handwritten message that says, "Cannot find any cards of the Phila. Fire Dept. -Edna V. Johnson."
Date: June 29, 1911
Creator: Johnson, Edna V.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Bryn Mawr, Pa.]

Description: Postcard of the Bryn Mawr Fire Department at their new station, a two-story brick building with a belfry on the left. At the front of the station, there are three garage doors at the base, with a balcony above. The fire fighters are lined up with two horse-drawn wagons outside of their respective garage doors. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "As there is no principal strut here I will send you this. I am at St. David, Pa. These is nothing here but the station and a few houses, no stores. I expect to go down to Atlantic City this week."
Date: September 11, 1907
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Edward William Sill to Lacuta Boulaker, July 15, 1907]

Description: Postcard from Edward William Sill to Lacuta Boulaker [sic]. The front of the postcard features a photograph from Saengerfest, in Boerne, Texas. The photo shows a busy street scene with a man holding an American flag and riding a horse. There are people walking, horse-drawn buggies, some children, and a marching band, all coming towards the camera. In the background, a brick, two-story building is also visible.
Date: July 12, 1907
Creator: Sill, Edward William
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library