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[Postcard to Mrs. Laurel Pitus, February 2, 1908]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Laurel Pitus. The sender says they wish Mrs. Pitus could see the countryside around Boerne, Texas. The front of the postcard features a photograph, colored in with ink, of Walnut Grove Ranch in Boerne, Texas. The ranch has two large buildings barely visible in the center of a large area filled with scrub-brush and trees.
Date: February 8, 1908
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock to his Mother, June 12, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock to his mother with a tinted photograph the South Wallfleet Marconi wireless towers in Massachusetts; this includes four large towers and a small building. The note on the back of the card asks his mother why she has not responded to his letters, as well as mentions that he sent her a box of photos of the U. S. S. Utah and crew.
Date: June 20, 1912
Creator: Matlock, Milton Andrew
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[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 from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter concerning the sending of a catalog to Pendexter. The photo on the reverse side shows a Springfield, Massachusetts fire station with a large pipe attached to a vehicle driven by a fire fighter. The text written on the vehicle says: "City of Springfield" in small print.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire House]

Description: Postcard of a fire house with a garage labeled "Chemical." Three firefighters - with one on a horse-drawn carriage - are standing outside of the garage.
Date: January 11, 1911
Creator: Redington, Dell A.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Center Fire Station, Maiden, Mass.]

Description: Postcard of Center Fire Station in Maiden, Massachusetts, a two-story brick building with a belfry at its front and center. The base of the building features four garage doors. From left to right, the doors are labeled: Hook & Ladder, Hose, and Engine. Three horse-drawn vehicles are seen outside of these doors.
Date: January 11, 1911
Creator: Redington, Dell A.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of the New Bedford Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of the New Bedford Fire Department at their station. The image shows the fire fighters in an auto fire engine parked outside of the leftmost of three garages, with the two other garages closed. From left to right, the garages are labeled "Hose No. 1", "Hose No. 3", and "Ladder No. 1."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[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 of a Fire Truck, Greenfield, Mass.]

Description: Postcard of two fire fighters in a combination fire truck. The back of the truck has a ladder and a coiled hose visible. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "I was wondering if you have given up our exchange - because of our inability to send local dept. views. I am looking for new ones [...]"
Date: April 17, 1913
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Pittsfield, Mass.]

Description: Postcard of the Pittsfield Fire Department at their Headquarters, lined up with four horse-drawn wagons and one automobile (center). On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Your card very much appreciated indeed - it is of this [...] interest and also adds to my collection of monuments. [...]"
Date: January 26, 1913
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Fire Chiefs]

Description: Postcard with five images of fire chiefs in automobiles on its front. The center image is labeled with "chief", and the surrounding images are labeled with "asst. chief." On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "I will start with our chiefs, a very nice view card, then will go on to all of our new style Fire Department. I have ordered a lot, but they have not arrived yet. Be here in a few days. We have not any big where they could get the pictures of the departments [...]"
Date: July 24, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of A Fire Station, Maiden, Massachusetts]

Description: Postcard of a fire station on a residential street. The station is built like a large, two-story suburban house, with two garage doors at its base on the right. One of the garage doors is labeled, "Chemical."
Date: January 14, 1911
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Ladder Truck, Springfield, Massachusetts]

Description: Postcard of a fire department with a new motor ladder truck. One fire fighter is at its steering wheel, and the other six are standing along its side. A printed description of the vehicle is provided below the image. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Dear Sir, nearly all of our Fire Department is motor driver, I will send them all each time we write & exchange with Chief all over the country. Yours Truly, Henry Woodward."
Date: July 14, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of of a Fire Station, Worcester, Mass.]

Description: Postcard of a three-story fire station on a street corner. The station has a clock tower that extends an additional two stories. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Have just found a Fire Dept. Card. I hope it will suit. [...]"
Date: December 6, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter, July, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Henry Woodward to George Pendexter describing the fire engine in the picture on the back. The photo shows a fire engine with a water hose wound up in the center and another one pointed in the air. The men of the Winchester Park Fire Station are sitting on the truck, two in the front, and five in the back.
Date: July 13, 1912
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter, September 4, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter regarding a fire auto catalog that had been sent to Pendexter. The photograph on the back of the card shows a group of firemen standing next to a fire truck with the title "Auxiliary Squad A" written on the engine. Two of the men are sitting in the front seat while the other six are standing near the rear of the vehicle; the truck has a large rack in the back with gear loaded on it such as hats, ropes, and ladders.
Date: September 4, 1912
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter regarding post cards he is going to send, as well as saying that this photo represents "Chemicals #11 located 2 1/2 miles from center of city." The photograph on the reverse side shows one of the chemical trucks pulled by two horses in front of the local fire station in Springfield, Massachusetts; there are five firemen also posing with the wagon, three are standing in the back and two are sitting in the driver's seat. There are ladders and a rolled up water hose in the back of the wagon.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of "The Flying Squadron", Springfield, Massachusetts]

Description: Postcard of the Springfield Fire Department. The firemen are gathered in automobiles outside of a garage. The vehicles are equipped with firefighting equipment such as hoses and water tanks. A note at the foot of the image refers to the group as "The Flying Squadron."
Date: 1910
Creator: Redington, Dell A.
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."
Date: November 20, 1908
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 of Maplewood Fire Station]

Description: Postcard of a fire department at Maplewood Fire Station, a two-story brick building with three garage doors. The fire fighters are aligned outside the station, with three horse-drawn fire engines outside their respective garages.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter, September 1912]

Description: Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter regarding the location of the fire station on the back of the card. The photo shows the Springfield fire station on Oakland Street with the firefighters standing outside in their uniforms and horse-drawn vehicles. In the note, Woodward says that this station is located about two miles from the center of the city.
Date: September 20, 1909
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas