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[Postcard of a Fire Fighter Rescuing a Lady]

Description: Illustrated postcard of a fire fighter on a ladder, carrying a lady and a cat on his back. The couple is looking towards the flames and smoke in the background. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Dear Sir: I am sending today two [...] cards in exchange which I hope will be as [...]"
Date: April 26, 1910
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Compressing and Loading Cotton]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of a boat loaded with cotton bales in a canal with several men standing in front of a cotton compressing and loading facility and a railway bridge in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Compressing and Loading Cotton, Houston, Texas."
Date: July 26, 1911
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from Ethel to Lois Matlock, October 26, 1911]

Description: Postcard from Ethel (possibly Ethel Harris) to Lois Matlock asking her if she is going to the fair the next day and if she is excited for school to start. The image on the front depicts a child sitting down on the ground with a title that reads: "Never Trouble Trouble Till Trouble Troubles you."
Date: October 26, 1911
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard of a Newspaper Article]

Description: Postcard of a newspaper article announcing a marriage. The bridegroom's name is struck out and replaced with "Jack," as the name of the paper is crossed out and replaced with "Beaumont Journal." On the back, the letter reads, "Will break the news to you gently, Jack's married. Read about it on other side. H. H. 10-26-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 26, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Torpedo Boat Destroyers on Neches River]

Description: Postcard of three armored steamboats docked and full of passengers, described as "Three U. S. Torpedo Boat Destroyers on Neches River, Beaumont, Texas." On the back, the letter reads, "Be sure and don't forget to tell me the big joke. You did tell me whether you would tell me who "Jack" was when you came home Xmas. Please make up your mind to tell me, won't you "Fady?" H. H." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington, D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: October 26, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Jack of Hearts]

Description: Postcard of the Jack of Hearts with the words "Last but not least, this is bound to be the "man" H. H. 11-26-11" written below. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 26, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, February 26, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter concerning fire engines and different cards to be sent. The photograph on the reverse side shows an old steamer engine, "Steamer #3" a part of the Battle Creek Fire Department in Battle Creek Michigan. There is a hose attached to the engine near the bottom while the steamer has smoke puffing out of the top.
Date: February 26, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
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 the Music Stand in Sweet Chalybeate Springs]

Description: Postcard of a white structure with an orange roof surrounded by trees and a dirt road framed by wooden fences, described by "Music Stand, Sweet Chalybeate Springs, Va." The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 26, 1913
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Missouri River]

Description: Postcard of moonlight on the Missouri River. Text on the front of the postcard states that the view is from Grand Central Depot in Kansas City, Missouri. Handwritten message on the back of the postcard relates to Lou Rayburn the author's activities in Kansas City.
Date: September 26, 1913
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Lovers Leap Near Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of two people standing on a large rock overlooking a ravine filled with trees and water with more trees and hills in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard is the text: "Lovers Leap near Camp Mac Arthur Waco Texas. Mann." There is a handwritten letter on the back of the postcard.
Date: September 26, 1918
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Eagle Creek at Lover's Retreat]

Description: Postcard of a rocky bank on the left side of the creek, described as "Eagle Creek at Lover's Retreat, Mineral Wells, Texas." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: February 26, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Prizing it out of the mud]

Description: Postcard of four men that appear to be trying to get an early model automobile that is stuck in the mud in the roadway out by wedging a long metal looking object under the back left tire with buildings lining both sides of the street. Caption on image reads "Prizing 'it' out of the mud. 'New Town' Oct. 26-19." Inscription on back reads: "Hello Rose. I wish you could come to stay all night with us. We trade at the store that says Newtown Grocery. Bye Bye & write to us. Jove."
Date: October 26, 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame