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[Postcard to Dwaine and Thurman Maxwell, May 6, 1946]

Description: Postcard sent to Dwaine and Thurman Maxwell. On the reverse side of the postcard is a poem wishing good cheer and a scripture from Psalms at the bottom.
Date: May 6, 1946
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Postcard of Aerial View of Marshall College]

Description: Postcard of a campus of red buildings surrounded by neighboring houses. The postcard is further described on the back as "John Marshall (1755-1835) - Revolutionary Captain, Member of Congress 1799, Secretary of State 1800, Chief Justice - Supreme Court 1801-1835. Marshall College named for Chief Justice in 1837. The Oldest College located in West Virginia's largest city." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: April 13, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Church Home and Infirmary in Baltimore]

Description: Postcard of a large brick complex with a blue roof, described as "The Church Home and Infirmary of the City of Baltimore, MD." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs Jeardel E. Jeard 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: July 6, 1941
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of "Linden," Home of Mr. A. M. Feltus]

Description: Postcard of a white two story building with a terrace and green window shutters, described as " "Linden," Home of Mr. A. M. Feltus, Natchez, Miss." The back of the postcard adds, " "Linden" is one of the extremely old mansions of Natchez - known to have existed as far back as 1790. Fan lights and door side lights feature Gallery. The Gallery is 98 ft. long, supported by columns being made of a solid piece of timber hand hewn and hand polished." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. J. C. Ward Mrs. S. W. Staggard 1685 Park St. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: April 1, 1941
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bear Lake]

Description: Postcard of a still lake with pine trees lining the shore at the base of a mountain range, described as "Bear Lake (Alt. 9,550 Ft.) Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Long's Peak (Alt. 14,255 Ft.) and Glacier Gorge in Background." The message on the back reads, "Dear Aunt Mamie I have picked up this pen to tell you that we are having a wonderful time. Wish you were with us your loving niece, Northcall." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Mamie Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 6, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Municipal Rose Gardens in Ritter Park]

Description: Postcard of a park with pink sidewalks and pink and red flowers in bloom. The postcard is described as "Municipal Rose Gardens, Ritter Park, Huntington, W. Va. "Huntington's Beauty Spot." " The back of the postcard adds, "Municipal Rose garden, a part of the Huntington Park System, built in 1933. Contains over 3,500 rose plants. Mentioned in many house and garden publications as the Beauty Spot of Huntington." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: April 16, 1946
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 Union Station and Aloe Plaza]

Description: Postcard of a large white stone structure with dark blue roofing and a clock tower, described as "Union Station, With Aloe Plaza in Foreground." The back of the postcard adds, "The Union Station on Market from 18th to 20th Street is one of the largest passenger terminals in the country. Directly across Market Street is the Aloe Plaza with its beautiful fountains." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: March 26, 1946
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 The Tutwiler]

Description: Postcard of a multistory brick building with white accents, described further as "The Tutwiler, Birmingham, Ala. Birmingham's largest and finest 450 rooms - 450 baths One of the Dinkler Hotels Dispensers of True Southern Hospitality." The message on the back reads, "Mathew and I had lunch at this hotel Sept. 29th 1941 and make from Baltimore Md. to Beaumont, Texas in Mathew's Packard car with Leonard (Chauffeur) driving - a hot day."
Date: September 29, 1941
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Union Memorial Hospital, Johnston Hospital and Nurses Home]

Description: Postcard of a light pink seven story structure with purple and blue cars traveling on the road in front of it. The message on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: March 29, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bear and Cub]

Description: Postcard of two bears around a tree trunk, one an adult and the other a young cub. The back of the postcard describes them with this, "Learning Table Manners All varieties of Bears - black, brown, cinnamon and grizzly inhabit the Rockies and are not only inoffensive if not molested but are very human and entertaining." The message on the back reads, "Dear Aunt Mamie, Hope you and Uncle Doug are feeling better. I meant to write you sooner but have not had a chance. Your neice Northcall."
Date: August 8, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Lookout Mountain Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a large orange estate with red roofing on top of a hill, described as "Lookout Mountain Hotel on Top of Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga, Tennessee." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. C. E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: May 22, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Cherokee and Coffee Shop]

Description: Postcard of a red building superimposed over scenes from the lobby with a Native American in the corner, further described as "Hotel Cherokee Cleveland Tennessee This modern, beautiful, and Fireproof Hotel offers to a discriminating public that service and comfort that they are accustomed to in the metropolitan centers."
Date: September 28, 1941
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Letter to Carroll E. Ward]

Description: Postcard of an illegible letter, addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 12, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hawk's Nest Rock Overlooking River Canyon]

Description: Postcard of a cobblestone walkway overlooking a winding river that splits two hills. The message on the border reads, "He and Irene in Houston for funeral." The back of the postcard adds, "Hawk's Nest is located on U. S. Route 60 overlooking the New River Canyon. It was once called Marshall's Pillar for Chief Justice John Marshall. The New River Canyon is declared by engineers to be 585 feet deep." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: May 1, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Ford's Restaurant in Aberdeen, Maryland]

Description: Postcard of Ford's Restaurant on U.S. Route 40 in Aberdeen, Maryland. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello All. The weather is a bit warmer here now. This is the first day & it is quite interesting. We came to Aberdeen tonite. My address here is- Bomb Disposal School, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Woodrow."
Date: May 17, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Montgomery County Courthouse]

Description: Postcard of the Montgomery County Courthouse in Clarksville, Tennessee. A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear Helen and all. This is Sat. morning and our Co. just returned from a one day bivouac. It was the first night spent in a pup tent. Two of us had 6 blankets. Can you imagine me getting cold. We had a very interesting time and everyone seemed to cooperate very well. Each one cooked his own meal last nite. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: October 10, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Cartoon Men]

Description: Postcard with a cartoon of a policeman and other man standing next to a red armchair under a street lamp on a street corner. Text on the cartoon says "They sure make you feel at home here!" A handwritten note addressed to Mrs. Clara Aten & Family says "Dear Friends: Just a line to let you know I am well, hope you are all the same, I received your card a few days ago, I'm on my way west, somewhere in Texas now. My new address is on this card. Had a nice trip so far, don't know how the rest of it will be, we have several days riding yet. Write when you can. Nevin."
Date: August 1943
Creator: Hermsinger, Nevin E.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Tennessee Road]

Description: Postcard of a road surrounded with green grass and trees, and typed text: "One of the good roads through Tennessee." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says, "Dear Helen and all. This is [?] and we officers are gathering at Dunbar Cave near Clarksville to have a chicken barbeque which is sponsored by the International [?] Co. (pause) we had a delicious chicken barbeque and a swell time. We went into the cave etc. Everything was very good. I went to Nashville Sat. nite and stayed till yesterday (Sun 4:00 pm) Send my gas ration book immediately. Bro. Woodie."
Date: September 20, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Lake Near Watertown, Tennessee]

Description: Postcard of a lake surrounded with green hills, and text that says "Greetings from Watertown, Tenn." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello All- Time is flying as you can see by the incorrect date. This is 8:30 AM and we are at a small town in Tenn. Next stop will be Arkansas- adress should be- Co "C" Main T Bn 12th Armd Division, Camp Chafee Arkansas. Will later be in Camp Barkley, Texas."
Date: November 1, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Indian River in Florida]

Description: Postcard of the Indian River in Florida, with a road running next to it. A handwritten note addressed to Clara Aten & Family from Col. Nevin E. Hermseige says "Hello Folks: I received your very nice card to-day, glad to hear from you, and hope you are all well. I am O.K. Mother said Carl had the mumps, I bet he looked sweet. Ha. I hope none of the rest got them. I haven't heard from Pappy K. lately either, the last I heard he was O.K. How does Woodie like the army by now? I guess everyone will be glad when it is over. It rained hard here all day, but is stopped just now, but it still looks like rain. Write when you can. As Ever. Nevin. Happy Easter."
Date: April 23, 1943
Creator: Hermseige, Nevin E.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Aetna Life Affiliated Companies Home Office]

Description: Postcard of the Aetna Life Affiliated Companies home office: a large, red building in Hartford, Connecticut. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear Helen and All. How is this for a delayed card. My supply is almost exhausted now. I still have one more of these. 'Tis quite warm now- in fact hot. My radio is going swell now. So long, Woodrow."
Date: November 19, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial 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