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[Letter from K. Wallace to Charles B. Moore, August 29, 1897]

Description: This is a postcard from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by K. Wallace. In this brief letter, Wallace informs Moore about the death of a family member. She details that all of her immediate family is doing well and that she hopes the same for Charles and his family. At the close of the letter, Wallace discusses an upcoming trip to Dallas and sends her love to all.
Date: August 29, 1897
Creator: Wallace, K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard of "Landing"]

Description: Postcard with an image of a woman stepping out of a kayak. Below the image is the text, "Landing" and handwritten is, "4/29/07 Auto Rosa to Little Rosa." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked on Apr 29, 1907.
Date: April 29, 1907
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Postcard of "Summer Joys"]

Description: Postcard with an image of a woman standing near a kayak. Below the image is the text, "Summerjoys" and handwritten is, "Hello My-Little Precious, Auto. 4/29/07." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Apr 29, 1907.
Date: April 29, 1907
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Postcard of Holland, Texas Main Street]

Description: Postcard of the north side of Main street in Holland, Texas. A handwritten note on the postcard, which is addressed to Miss Annie Wiggers, says "Well if it wasn't for the scripture where it says all ye who are weary and heavy laden come unto me and I will give you rest. That is the only hope I have in this world. I don't think there ever will be any more pleasure for me left in this old world. I do sometimes wonder if ever I could be happy again. There is only one [?] for me and that is-"
Date: July 29, 1907
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Oriental Hotel in Dallas]

Description: Postcard of a six story hotel with a domed tower roof and an electric trolley car running in front of the building. The note on the back is illegible but for the signature - "Love to all, Maura." The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin Beaumont, Tex 1906 McFaddin Ave."
Date: October 29, 1907
Creator: Davidson Brothers
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Richmond Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of the Richmond Fire Department in front of a fire station on a street corner. The fire fighters are formally dressed, and standing with a horse-drawn carriage. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message that says, "Knowing you collect fire dept. cards, I'm sending you one from Richmond, where I am today."
Date: February 29, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Great Lake Steamer]

Description: Postcard of a large ship on a lake while the sun rises from the horizon. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: June 29, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[First Methodist Church Temple]

Description: Postcard of a black and white photograph of First Methodist Church, a stone building with a tower and stained glass windows, with trees in front of it and a colorized pink and blue sky in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "First Methodist Church, Temple, Tex." There is handwritten correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: July 29, 1909
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of University of Toronto]

Description: Postcard of a large three story stone university on a finely trimmed courtyard. The postcard is addressed to "Mamie P. McFaddin 65- Beach Ave. Charlotte, N. Y."
Date: August 29, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Victoria College]

Description: Postcard of a three story building with moss growing on the walls. The postcard is addressed to "Mamie C. McFaddin 65 Beach Ave. Charlotte N. Y."
Date: August 29, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Fire Fighters with a Hand-Drawn Fire Engine]

Description: Postcard of uniformed fire fighters standing near a hand-drawn fire engine. The engine has two poles on its front for the fire fighters to carry, and requires multiple people to move. The engine has the words, " Torrent Veteran" written on its hose. On the back of the postcard, the sender left a handwritten message that says, "Cannot find any cards of the Phila. Fire Dept. -Edna V. Johnson."
Date: June 29, 1911
Creator: Johnson, Edna V.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Lady Fortune]

Description: Postcard of a woman with curled hair smiling with a poem written below that reads, "May Fortune smile upon thy "path." And give thee of the best she "hath." " The poem continues with two more lines added, "Which would be when you come "back." To present to thee the mysterious "Jack." H. H. 10-29-11." The message continues on the back with, "By all means, "M" don't over-look the lady's bangs. Also notice how well they stay down. H. H." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 29, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman With Flower in Hair and Kitten on Shoulder]

Description: Postcard of a woman with curled hair and a flower tucked behind her ear with a kitten sitting on her shoulder. On the picture, a message is typed that reads, "For every boy that's lonely there's a girl who's lonesome too." The message continues in handwriting with "I wish you were going to be here tonight for the club dance," on the front and "Saw Jack out to Sig's last night; sure did look classy. H. H. 11-29-11" on the back. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 29, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, January 29, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter telling Pendexter to call Henry W. Woodward in Springfield, Massachusetts for more photographs. Johnston says that the men in the photo belong to Engine #3 as they work on their spraying and he is the man wearing the light shirt; the photograph shows the men with their hose shooting a high pressured stream of water into the air.
Date: January 29, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, January 29, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter discussing other collectors to contact for pictures, Johnston suggests contacting F. A. Bruce, and L. A. Van Toor. The photograph on the reverse side shows the destruction at the Globe M. F. G. Co. building in Battle Creek, Michigan after a fire; the walls are crumpled inwards and the roof has caved in. There are two men standing off to the left looking at the damage left behind by the fire.
Date: January 29, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of an Auto Fire Engine, Springfield, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of the Springfield Fire Department with a fire engine automobile. The early model automobile has two seats, a small compartment in the back that carries a hose, and a bell mounted on its hood. The back of the photograph has a handwritten message discussing the exchange of collectible postcards with George Pendexter.
Date: January 29, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, April 29, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter with a note on the back saying there has not been many fires in Battle Creek, Michigan to deal with. The photograph on the reverse side shows the "Combination Chemical wagon and Steamer - #3 Fire Station Battle Creek - Mich." There are eight firemen in the photo, three standing around the steamer wagon and five around the wagon on the right side.
Date: April 29, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of the "New Yorker" in Action]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the "New Yorker" in action in he water along the coast; the boat is firing all of its water cannons on the right and left. The text on the back of the card says "We have 9 more like this one. (This is the first fire boat built for the dept in Engine Co. #57."
Date: May 29, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a FIre Station, Stratford, Ontario, Canada]

Description: Postcard of a fire department at their fire station in a residential area. The fire fighters are standing with two horse-drawn wagons. The vehicle on the left is equipped with a hook & ladder, and the one on the right has a coiled hose.
Date: July 29, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Henry to Mr. Fritz Adler, January 29, 1913]

Description: Postcard from Henry to Mr. Fritz Adler, discussing his father's illness. He says that his father is still weak, but the doctor says if he pulls through the next two days, he will be out of danger. The front of the postcard features an perspective view illustration of a long, wide road. There are wooded areas on either side of the road, and the roof of a house is just barely visible in the wooded area on the right side.
Date: January 29, 1913
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Mary Ann Moore, December 29, 1913]

Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this postcard, a family member from Gallatin thanks Mary for her remembrances and the little shoes. She expresses her wish to have them with the family in Gallatin this Christmas, but notes that they are having a good time and hopes the same for Mary and her family. She notes that she will write again soon to Moore and family. (The lower left side of the card is torn off, therefore the sender's name remains unknown as well as the information in those sentences.)
Date: December 29, 1913
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[George O'Brien Millard School]

Description: Postcard of George O'Brien Millard School with students in front of it. On the right side of the postcard can be seen a statue of George O'Brien Millard and a playground. The George O'Brien Millard School was a public elementary school in Beaumont started about 1910 and sometimes known as just Millard School. George O'Brien Millard was a prominent Beaumont citizen who helped develop the public school system in Beaumont. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "Geo. B. Millard School, Beaumont, Texas." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "All O.K. Weather perfectly grand and things are lovely. I return to E.T June 12. Wouldn't you like to see me? Love to Aunt Lizzie & all. Hazel." The card is addressed to Mr. James Mortin, Cochituate, Mass.
Date: May 29, 1914
Creator: S. H. Kress & Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Beaumont High School]

Description: Postcard of Beaumont High School in Beaumont, Texas, on College Street near Neches and Trinity streets. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "High School, Beaumont, Texas." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "7-29-14 Thanks for very pretty card. Come again with more like it. Sincerely Francy D. Driehs Beaumont Box # 74 Texas." The card is addressed to Harry Kerkow 404 E. Alleghany St. Austin Minn.
Date: July 29, 1914
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

Beeville Main Street 1914

Description: View of Washington Street in 1914 looking north. The red brick three stories building on the left was the first “skyscraper” for Beeville. It was the Grand Opera House, built by A.F. Rees and E.J. Kinkler at the corner of Washington and Bowie Streets in 1907, and opened in 1908. Many Broadway stage plays, musical comedies, and light operas were presented in the opera house. The building was destroyed by fire in 1919. The building to the left of the Grand Opera House was Beeville’s first bank, the First National Bank of Beeville, which opened in 1890, and moved to this location by 1894. This postcard shows the modes of transportation available in the early 1900’s, a buggy, automobile, wagon and horse. By 1908 automobiles were owned by several individuals in Beeville.
Date: September 29, 1914
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission