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[Postcard of Mistletoe and Berries]

Description: Postcard of mistletoe with red and white berries. "Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year" is written below. On the back, a message reads, "Love and best wishes for a merry Xmas and a happy New Year - Helen R. H." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 21, 1917
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Palm Garden in Sanitarium, Battle Creek, Michigan]

Description: Postcard of a group of men in suits sitting in rocking chairs in a sun room decorated with palm trees and potted ferns. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: June 14, 1917
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Mable Blair]

Description: Postcard of Mable Blair wearing a dress with a fur collar and a hat. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[International Bridge over the Rio Grande]

Description: Postcard of a bridge across a river, labeled, "International Bridge over the Rio Grande, Laredo, Texas." Several unknown buildings are visible on either end of the bridge. There is a letter on the back written 3/3/1917 that says, "Wanted to get across this bridge but on account of Typhus Epidemic on other side could not do so. Will cross at Brownsville. Wish you were along." (The epidemic mentioned was in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.)
Date: March 3, 1917
Partner: Laredo Public Library

Methodist Church

Description: Color postcard of the Methodist Church, located on the corner of Fifth and Talbot Streets, in Taylor, Texas.
Date: 1917
Location Info:
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Postcard of Ruins in Chauny]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of ruined buildings, with stone, wood, and metal wreckage on either side of a small cobblestone street. French text at the bottom of the postcard locates the ruins in Chauny, Aisne, Hauts-de-France, France. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: [1917-03..]
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Ruined Quarter of Peronne, Somme]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of two intersecting, dirty, cobblestone streets with heavily damaged, multistory buildings spilling wreckage into the streets. Several soldiers in uniform walk or ride on horses in the streets. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the area as one of the principle quarters in Peronne, Somme, Hauts-de-France. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 1917-03~
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of French Soldiers at the Grand Palace]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of soldiers in long coat uniforms, holding rifles on their shoulders, marching in lines through a city square. The soldiers are marching towards the right side of the square, past a large, ornate, stone monument with a cross at the top. The buildings surrounding the square are ornate and at least three stories. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the soldiers as French soldiers on parade near the Grand Palace in Noyon, Oise, Hauts-de-France. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 1917-03~
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Peronne Cathedral Ruins]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of the ruins of a large church building with a cobblestone street around the wreckage. A few walls of the church are still intact, as well as the large metal and glass windows, but much of the building is gone, including the roof. Across the street, on the left, a man in a dark uniform stands next to a large stone monument pedestal with a small park area. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the building as a cathedral in Peronne, Somme, Hauts-de-France Region. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 1917-03~
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Ruined Church Interior in Roye]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of the interior of a large stone building with tall columns and windows that has suffered heavy damage. A large pile of stone, dirt, and wooden beams covers the floor, reaching about halfway up the partially intact walls. The roof of the building is missing. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the building as a church in Roye, Somme, Hauts-de-France. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: [1917-03..]
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Remains of Roye Ruins]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a group of stone, wood, and brick buildings that have suffered heavy damage. Many of the buildings have been almost completely leveled, creating piles of wreckage, through which a few men in uniforms walk with shovels. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the town as Roye, Somme, Hauts-de-France. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: [1917-03..]
Partner: Howard Payne University 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 Soldier]

Description: Postcard of a soldier wearing a military uniform and hat. Handwritten text on the front of the photo says "121 - U.S. H.A." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "To my sweetheart Charlotte- Lots of love and kisses from yours. Hans."
Date: September 28, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Tent Rows]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing in a dirt road separating two long rows of large tents at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas.
Date: October 20, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldiers on Drill Field at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of soldiers with rifles standing on a field. A note on the front of the postcard says: "A typical scene on the drill field at Camp MacArthur Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Mess Halls]

Description: Postcard of a row of buildings next to a dirt road, with a single man marching and holding a rifle. A note on the front of the postcard says: "Section F Camp MacArthur Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says: "Each one of these buildings you see is a mess hall. There is a string of tents in back of each one of these where a hundred and fifty-four men or a full squadron stay. We are in a line like this. There are sixty squadrons in this section I believe. The artillery camp is just to the north."
Date: 1917
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Officers]

Description: Postcard of thirteen men in military uniforms, with five sitting down and the other eight standing behind. A note below the photo says: "The officers at headquarters, Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Cavalry at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of four men on horses, with the middle two holding an American flag and another unidentifiable flag. A note below the photo says: "Regimental Colors, Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Horse-Drawn Wagon at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a man sitting on a horse-drawn wagon on a dirt road, with soldiers marching in formation with rifles in the background. A note on the front of the postcard says: "Section 'B' Camp MacArthur Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Officers]

Description: Postcard of thirteen men in military uniforms, five sitting down and eight standing behind them. A printed note under the photo describes it: "The officers at headquarters Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Cavalry]

Description: Postcard of a line of men wearing military uniforms and sitting on horses. A note below the photo says: "Cavalry, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Mess Halls at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a row of buildings across from a row of tents. A note below the photo says: "Mess Halls, Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Regimental Parade at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing at attention in rows on a field. A note below the photo says: "Regimental Parade, Camp MacArthur. Waco, Texas."
Date: 1917
Creator: Gildersleeve
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis