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[Postcard of American Flag]

Description: Postcard of an American Flag, with text that says "Stars and Stripes Forever." Typed text on the back of the photo says "Red is for fervent courage and zeal. White is for purity, cleanness of life. Blue is for loyalty and friendship's devotion. Justice and truth against malice and strife." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten in Bloomsburg, PA says "Hello All- Swell day here at Camp Andres usual went for the weekly boat ride. In fact it was quite hot and I had my field jacket off. Days are passing very rapidly and I do enjoy them very much. Received your card and Fred's letter. Tonite I am in Camp and it is almost 9:00. Therefore the scribbling. Tell Fred the egg is all gone and was delicious. Woody."
Date: 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of T.J.S. Caldwell in Sailor Uniform]

Description: Postcard of T.J.S. (Ted) Caldwell wearing a sailor uniform and standing near a sidewalk, with a street and building in the background. A handwritten note on the back addressed to Mrs. Ida in Beaumont, TX from Camp MacDonough in Plattsuburgh, NY says "Dear Aunt Ida, I wear a little different uniform now but this picture is very good. I hope you like it. When are you coming to Huntington? I hope to be there around the 25 of Aug. I would love to see you if you are going to be there. All my love to you. Ted."
Date: August 6, 1944
Creator: Caldwell, T.J.S.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Times Square]

Description: Postcard of Times Square lit by the neon signs of many businesses against the night sky. On the back, more is added. "Times Square, known throughout the world as "The Great White Way" is the magnet and high spot of New York. Here millions of people seek entertainment in the many theatres, night clubs, restaurants, etc."
Date: unknown
Creator: Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from Raymond Harper to Birdie Walters, November 1908]

Description: Postcard from Raymond Harper to Birdie Walters with a tinted image of the state capitol building in Albany, New York. There is a note written on the reverse side of the card that discusses Harper's adventures while at the beach the past eight weeks; Harper also mentions his collection of newspapers he gathered from the ports he visited.
Date: November 1908
Creator: Harper, Raymond L.
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead

[Postcard of The Westbury]

Description: Postcard of sketch of the Westbury hotel, a 17 story structure on a corner block. On the back, the postcard describes the hotel as "The Westbury A Hotel of Distinction Madison Avenue at 69th Street New York 21, N. Y. Just a few steps from Central Park Curtis Sawyer, Managing Director."
Date: unknown
Creator: Harry H. Baumann
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Residence of Mr. Chauncey Olcott]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a green and yellow two story house in the background. To the left side of the house is a glass room with trees behind it. In the foreground there is a garden with shrubbery and flowers. The home belongs to actor and singer Chauncey Olcott. On the bottom of the postcard is printed the following: "Saratoga, Inniscarra. Residence of Mr. Chauncey Olcott." On the lower right corner is printed the following: "Printed by Louis Glaser, Leipzig, Germany" along with handwritten illegible text. The postcard is addressed to Mr. Geo Caldwell from Huntington, West Virginia.
Date: unknown
Creator: Louis Glaser
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Roosevelt Grill]

Description: Postcard of a dining room in the Roosevelt Hotel, the Winter Home of Guy Lombardo on Madison Avenue at 45th Street, New York 17. On the back, the following information is added, "The Roosevelt (A Hilton Hotel) - Madison Avenue at 45th Street, is but a brief step from New York's most famous stores, theaters and night clubs and is connected directly by private passageway with Grand Central Terminal. The Roosevelt Grill, famous for more than twenty years under this name, has seen the debut of many bands, now nationally known, which return again and again. It is the winter home of Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians, who have played here nearly a score of years. Among other popular bands that have recently played here are those of Joe Reichman, Henry King and Nat Brandwynne. Dean Carpenter, genera manager, C.N. Hilton, President."
Date: unknown
Creator: Lumitone Photoprint
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Roosevelt Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a multi-story building with cars parked outside. Below the photograph, "The Roosevelt Madison Avenue at 45th Street, New York 17 A Hilton Hotel The Roosevelt Grill Home of outstanding Orchestra leaders," is typed. On the back, "The Roosevelt (A Hilton Hotel) - Madison Avenue at 45th Street, is but a brief step from New York's most famous stores, theaters, and night clubs, and is connected directly by private passageway with Grand Central Terminal It has 1,100 rooms, each with private bath, and is equipped throughout with modern facilities, insuring the comfort and convenience of its guests; all public rooms are air conditioned. The gracious atmosphere pervading the lobby and lounge makes them most attractive. Dean Carpenter is general manager."
Date: unknown
Creator: Lumitone Photoprint
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock]

Description: Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock with a photograph of the Williamsburg Bridge in New York, and showing ships passing underneath the bridge. There is a note on the back of the card written by Matlock that says in part: "500 gallons of beer was furnished by the U. S. Gov."
Date: 1911?
Creator: Matlock, Milton Andrew
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard of Churchill's in New York City]

Description: Postcard of a busy dining room and balcony in a restaurant. Text on the front of the postcard names the place as "Churchill's" on Broadway and Forty-Ninth streets in New York. A short handwritten message on the back of the postcard sends greetings from M. J. Mayo to Lou Rayburn.
Date: October 8, 1913
Creator: Mayo, M. J.
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Madison Square Buildings]

Description: Postcard of the Metropolitan Life and Flat Iron buildings in Madison Square, New York City. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard offers congratulations to Edward Bartley. The card is addressed to Mrs. S. Bartley from J. N. M. Rayburn.
Date: October 10, 1913
Creator: Rayburn, J. N. M.
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Palisades of Seneca Lake]

Description: Postcard of a house with a white staircase on the edge of a lake. The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 8, 1908
Creator: Rotograph Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from G. L. Schench to Mrs. L. H. Schench, May 18, 1910]

Description: Postcard from G. L. Schench to Mrs. L. H. Schench, discussing a six mile drive the sender took, and the natural beauty he or she saw. The front of the postcard features a photograph (colored in with ink) of Fern Bank waterfall in Boerne Texas. The waterfall is a small stream of water spilling over a rocky ledge covered in greenery. The water fall cascades down a short distance, and then over a rock and into a pool of water. There are more rocks and greenery on either side of the waterfall.
Date: May 18, 1910
Creator: Schench, G. L.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard by James Sutherlin to his parents - 09/03/1944]

Description: Postcard of a painted scene of the Brooklyn bridge. On the back of the card is a note from James Edgar Sutherlin saying that he is OK in New York and tired of walking.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sutherlin, James E
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

The Cave of the Winds in Winter, Niagara Falls

Description: Color photo postcard picturing the Cave of the Winds in Winter. Three large ice falls surround a solitary man standing in their midst. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Niagara Falls, N.Y. on Sept 10, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Letter from John to Sterling Houston - February 1994]

Description: Postcard from John to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. John talks about how great it was to spend time with Sterling and Arnie, and about a storm that hit them after they left. The front of the postcard shows an athletic man in light-colored boxers holding a shirt.
Date: February 1994
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of the Equitable Life Building, New York]

Description: Postcard of the Equitable Life Building in New York. A ladder is set up next to the building, and the building is coated in ice and snow. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says, "Ladder of Truck Co #8 - frozen in."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Photograph of the First Detachment of American Troops to Europe]

Description: Postcard with a group photograph of the first American troops sent to Europe in World War I. There are six total rows of soldiers in the picture, but only two are seated on the bottom row. The description on the back of the photo reads: "The first American detachment to be trained in England to help down the Huns." The picture also says that this was taken at Queen's College in October 1917. The name of three of the men are written on the back.
Date: October 1917
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Postcard of a Fire at the Equitable Building, New York]

Description: Postcard of the New York Fire Department extinguishing a fire at the Equitable Building. The fire department is using multiple hoses to spray a wide area on the building. Shelves of ice have formed on the side of the building. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "5 alarms followed by the 2-7. Call. (6 alarms more, 11 alarms in all.)"
Date: January 9, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Boat, New York]

Description: Postcard of a fire boat by a small dock. Streams of water are spraying from the side of the boat. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Engine]

Description: Postcard of the New York Fire Department using their fire engine in the city. Citizens are spectating from the sidewalk on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Hook and Ladder]

Description: Postcard of the New York Fire Department with a motorized hook and ladder vehicle. The vehicle has a long platform on its back that holds the ladder, and allows fire fighters to stand on it as passengers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Letterette]

Description: Postcard of three columns describing how the sender is feeling, what is happening with them, and their regards. The descriptions that are checked are "Received no letter, Expect to be in Cure St., Feeling fine, Business is good, Weather is fine, Hot to-day, How is New York, Send me all the news, Hope to hear from you, If you were only here, Am enjoying myself, Don't worry, Remember me to Sister well, With love and kisses, With best regards, Hope you are well, Goodbye for this time, My love to WLL, Signed A. C." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 65 Beach St. Ave. Charlotte, N. Y."
Date: July 9, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum