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[Postcard of a Dirt Path Near Mountain]

Description: Postcard of a dirt path edged by brush winding towards a mountain. The message on the front reads, "Tell slim Lacy that Faty said "Howdy" "Lover's Lane" Wouldn't this be an ideal place to go walking with "Jack?"" The message continues on the back with, "The big joke still continues to get funnier. Will tell you Xmas. Will you tell me who "Jack" is when you come home? H. H. 10-18-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 18, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of West Virginia State Building - Jamestown Exposition]

Description: Postcard of a yellow two story building with white accents, columns, and balconies. Around the postcard, a note is written that reads, "Hello! Skinflint I am having a delightful time here every moment. The exposition is fine. Good-bye Leonora." The letter continues on the back with, "I am so disappointed not to have gotten to come to Huntington." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Avenue Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 18, 1907
Creator: Jamestown A & V. Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman With Eyes Closed]

Description: Postcard of a woman with her hair pinned up, eyes closed and lips parted. The picture is called "Curiosity." The letter on the postcard reads, "Wednesday, will write some Vivinnie is calling me now. We hare having more parties - Jassie." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave Huntington, W. Va."
Date: July 18, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Shack With Water Wheel]

Description: Postcard of a shack with a water wheel on a hill from which a babbling stream flows. On the back of the postcard a message reads, "The "?" we would like to "know" is, where in the world did that rascal Jack "Go." H. H. 11-18-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 18, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Main Street North From Rusk in Houston]

Description: Postcard of two rows of buildings running parallel down the postcard, described as "Main Street North from Rusk, Houston, Texas." The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington, D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: January 18, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of George Washington's Bedroom at Mount Vernon]

Description: Postcard of a white four poster bed with yellow and pink fringed curtains at the window, cherry wood furniture, and a red and green rug. The note below the picture reads, "Hello Mamie, We are now in Washington, having a lovely time with love, Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 18, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Oleanders in Bloom]

Description: Postcard of a tree with pink and white blooms. The letter on the back reads, "Sorry I won't get to see all of you before leaving for the winter - Expect to go to San Angelo next week - Put a substitute for us in the club and for goodness sake don't forget me for I hope to get back to that town some day - With best to you and your mother. Adelaide." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin + 3rd Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 18, 1916
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Watkins Glen in New York]

Description: Postcard of wooden stairs leading to the top of the rugged cliff-side from the watery basin. The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, West Va."
Date: August 18, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Young Girl and Boy]

Description: Postcard of a young girl dressed in formal clothes looking towards the camera while the young boy kneels in front of her with his hat on the ground. The scene is described in the left corner as "Proposal - "Shall I say yes?" " The letter on the postcard reads, "The country club [...] this eve + we are going out. How is your mother? It sure is hot here now. So write to me soon. Jassie is home again + I was out awfully glad to see her. With love, Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 18, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of St. Agnes Academy in Houston]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick estate with marble columns supporting the upper balcony. The postcard is addressed to, "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: March 18, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Arlington Cottage]

Description: Postcard of yellow houses with multiple stories and wrap-around terraces. The scene is described as "The Arlington Cottage, Virginia Beach, Virginia." The letter on the back reads, "We have been to Va Beach + now at Cape Henry and are having a grand time. Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 18, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Man and Alligators]

Description: Postcard of a man kneeling and praying, while alligators approach from behind, with the text of "Darky's Prayer, Florida" included. A handwritten note addressed to Mrs. Clara Aten & Family from Nevin E. Hermsinger says "Hello all: I received your card sometime ago, sorry I didn't get out while I was home, there were a lot of places I wanted to go but didn't get there. Well, maybe we'll have Hitler where the negro on the other side is pretty soon (we hope). I had a swell time while I was home, only wish I could of stayed longer, but uncle Sam said no. Hope you are all well, as I am O.K. It's awful warm here, you should have some of this weather up there to make hay. Write when you can. Nevin."
Date: July 18, 1943
Creator: Hermsinger, Nevin E.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[San Antonio Female Academy]

Description: Postcard of the San Antonio Female Academy in San Antonio, Texas; according to information on the back, it was a boarding school in Westend (a San Antonio suburb). There are people on the sidewalks and lawn in front of the building. A letter on the back of the postcard is addressed to Master Henry Kahn from Mary.
Date: October 18, 1910
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Postcard of 119th Field Armory Soldiers Shooting Cannon]

Description: Postcard of soldiers shooting cannons in a field, with the caption, "Bat. D. 119th F.A. in action. Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. J. Claude Hill in Hartford, Michigan and says, "Dear Folks, Am getting along fine. Can limp around without my crutches. I am listed as a cannoneer and will be one of this bunch on the other side when I get well enough I expect! Will write you a letter soon. Loving son [?]."
Date: November 18, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldiers at "The Canteen"]

Description: Postcard of Soldiers standing outside of a building, "The Canteen," eating and drinking. A handwritten note on the border of the picture says "I guess the Mexicans make it but believe me I give them hell when I see them." Another note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. Philip Simonean in North Oxford, Massachusetts and says, " I see a lot of stuff that is worse then Old Crow. Dear Pa, I hope the old Twisters are doing good. I think I am as hard as a rock now and I could work like a mule when I get back. I feel fine this life is just the thing to make me grow. Your loving son Henry."
Date: January 18, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldiers Washing]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing at a long trough washing themselves, with the caption "The Beauty Shop." A handwritten note on the back of the photo is addressed to Mrs. Philip Simonean in North Oxford, Massachusetts and says, "Dear Mother, I am coming back East to see you soon and I hope George will be there when I get back. I may get a week off as I am going to save my passes here so I can have them at home. With loads of love, Henry."
Date: January 18, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Oakwood Cemetery in Waco, Texas, showing the arched entryway. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mrs. Mr. Otis J. Paul in Montgomery, Michigan and says, "Dear Father, Mother. We are all well and happy and getting along fine. How are you? It is fine out here, will write a letter to. By. Bye. With love from your loving sons Guy, Carl."
Date: September 18, 1917
Creator: Paul, Guy & Paul, Carl
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of the Flying Squadron at Springfield, Mass.]

Description: Postcard of the Springfield Fire Department in four automobiles at a fire station. The station's garage doors (from left to right) are labeled, "Chemical B." and "Hose Co. No. 7." On the back of the postcard, a handwritten message from the sender says, "I am sending you a card I owned at Springfield, Mass. [...]"
Date: June 18, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, March 18, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter discussing the flood of 1908 and the possibility of another flood in the spring. The photograph on the reverse side shows the Battle Creek Fire Department during the flood of 1908; most of the firemen are holding long oars as they sit on the back of a wagon. The wagon itself is being pulled by two horses and has the title "Fire Department" written on the side; the water level rises around a half a foot on the wheels.
Date: March 18, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Horse-Drawn Fire Wagon]

Description: Postcard with a photo of one of the engines of the Springfield Fire Department in Springfield, Massachusetts. The person who wrote the note on the back of the picture says that he caught a cold during the "Indian PowWow Clambake at Riverside Park." The wagon in the picture is loaded with blankets, rope, and a long water hose rolled up in the back and is being pulled by two spotted horses; two firemen are also seated in the driver's seat holding the reins.
Date: October 18, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Photograph of New Bedford Central Fire Station, New Bedford, Mass.]

Description: Postcard of the New Bedford Central Fire Station, with the firemen in two horse-drawn vehicles and one automobile. The three vehicles are parked in front of a garage with three doors, each labeled (from left to right) "Hose No. 1", "Hose No. 3", and "Ladder No. 1." There is a handwritten message to George Pendexter on the back of the postcard, and it says, "[...] I prefer Fire Dept. cards but any you send will be very acceptable [...]"
Date: November 18, 1907
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from B. H. Wilson to George Pendexter, June 18, 1912]

Description: Postcard from B. H. Wilson to George Pendexter regarding more cards he has to send once he prints them; Wilson notes that the truck in the photo is a "ladder truck in the Decoration Day Parade, 1908." The truck is loaded with ladders and has at least four firemen on it, one is seated at the rear, one is standing on the side, and two are seated in the driver's seat while holdings the reins to the horses. The truck also has two small American flags planted on either side of it.
Date: June 18, 1912
Creator: Wilson, B. H.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Same Old Story": Part 3]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a photograph of a man and a woman sitting in a small row boat in the middle of a small river, the man is waving his hand near the woman's hat. There is also a caption at the bottom of the photo that reads: "Man declares undying love, By the fair moon above." The note on the back is written in black ink and reads: "Still on the Fish Pond."
Date: October 18, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch