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[Postcard of Fifth Street in Cincinnati]

Description: Postcard of the busy street full of well dressed pedestrians, electric cars running on lines, and horse drawn buggies in the shadow of many commercial buildings. The letter on the back reads, "Dear sis; arrived in Cin. tonight and missed connection were 3 hours late and am at the Grande Hotel cafe waiting for supper. Yours, love for all, Perry McF." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."
Date: February 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Pavilion at the Zoo in Cincinnati]

Description: Postcard of a wide two story estate behind a treeline, described as "Pavilion at the zoo, Cincinnati, Ohio." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. L. McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."
Date: February 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Harper's Ferry]

Description: Postcard of two men and a woman sitting on a wooden fence overlooking both a river and bridge. The scene is described as "Harper's Ferry Issued by the Passenger Department, B. & O. S-W. R. R., Cincinnati, Ohio." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin to Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."
Date: February 12, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Lima, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of the South Side Fire Station in Lima, Ohio. The fire department is lined up outside with two horse-drawn wagons. A small dog is standing near the wagon on the right. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Card was fine, hope you will like this one [...]"
Date: 1912
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 of a Fire Station, Lima, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of a fire department at a fire station, lined up with four horse-drawn wagons. Three of the wagons are lined up outside of labeled garages. From left to right, the garages are labeled: Truck No. 1, Wagon No. 1, and Steamer No. 1. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Dear Sir, Your card received and will be glad to exchange views with you. Heep you will like this one. We have 5 stations, there are 18 men in the Central Station. I have put a pin hole through the card just above where I am standing on the [...] Truck. We have no automatic apparatus as yet but will have soon [...]"
Date: February 5, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Springfield, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of the Springfield Fire Department at their headquarters, lined up in horse-drawn carts. The station has two garage doors at its base, and "1878" is displayed at its front. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Many thanks for views received today. This is No. 1 station, a very old building as you can see [...]"
Date: February 6, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Five Fire Fighters]

Description: Postcard of five fire fighters in a group photo, two are standing, the other three are sitting in chairs. On the right, a door is open, with a visible staircase inside. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Card received yesterday, many thanks. Still plenty of snow and cold. Day off tomorrow, better make the rounds with me. This is a view of everyone at No. 3 taken in first of quarters. Left to right [...], still having a few small ones."
Date: February 13, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, February 27, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter describing a fire that happened in Springfield, Ohio in 1903, in talking about injuries Brown says: "5 buried [sic] by falling walls, 3 taken out dead, others had broken limbs." The photograph on the reverse side shows the damage caused by the fire at the Fountain Square Theatre on February 19, 1903; this is the "stage entrance" which is torn up and wooden beams lying on the ground in disarray.
Date: February 27, 1912
Creator: Brown, Gus C.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Gus Brown to Mr. George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown in Springfield, Ohio to George Pendexter in Austin, Texas regarding recent activities and jobs done. The photograph on the back is of one of the fire stations in Springfield; it appears that there is a bell tower on top of the station.
Date: March 8, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, March 17, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter describing the wagon in the photograph, Brown says "this is a view of old truck at No. 3." He later says that the wagon has been remodeled and moved to another station; the wagon is loaded down with ladders in the back. The photograph shows the wagon sitting outside of the local fire station with a fireman sitting atop the driver's seat and holding the reins.
Date: March 17, 1912
Creator: Brown, Gus
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter, March 25, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter thanking George for sending him cards of the truck in Dallas, Texas and discussing the recent snow storm. The photograph on the reverse side shows one of the horse-drawn fire wagons, parked in front of the fire station, used by the Springfield Fire Department in Springfield, Ohio; this wagon is being pulled by two horses with two firemen in the driver's seat. There are also two firemen standing on the back of the wagon on the far right of the picture.
Date: March 25, 1912
Creator: Brown, Gus
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pedexter, April 1912]

Description: Postcard from Gus Brown to George Pendexter regarding Brown's current lack of action in Springfield, Ohio. The photo on the back is of the number 3 fire station in the town with two horses in front; this building has a bell tower on the top right corner.
Date: April 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Ohio McKinley Monument and Capitol]

Description: Postcard of a white building with marble columns and a cylindrical roof behind a bronze statue of a man, described as "State Capitol, showing McKinley Monument, Columbus, Ohio." The letter on the back reads, "Bob + I are on our way to tour N. Y. + Canada in his car. We sure are having a time. Leaving tomorrow for Cleveland. Remember me to all... My very best love, Lovingly, G. Smith." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1916 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: July 12, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Mess Line]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing in line outside of the mess hall at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says, "Dear Sister, An idea of how we look when ready for the big eats. No wonder a fellow gets an appetite trying to get in the front of that line. About all you see is half, the rest are inside. Love to all, Jim."
Date: [1917-10-20, 1918-02-15]
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis