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[Postcard: Divine Art Auction]

Description: Postcard inviting the recipient to visit an exhibition of divine art to be auctioned at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The Auction Party was held on December 14th, 1996. Divine art to be auctioned included "contemporary & traditional Retablos and Ex-votos," or votive paintings. The front of the postcard, which is blue in color, features a drawing of the Virgin Mary clasping her hands in prayer.
Date: December 14, 1996
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard: Let the Kiss Free!]

Description: Postcard advertising for two exhibitions at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The first exhibition, Kisses, opened on February 14th, 1990 and closed on March 10th, 1990. The second exhibition, Erotic Art, opened on February 14th, 1990 and closed on February 23rd, 1990. The front of the postcard depicts a series of "kiss marks," all but two of which are trapped behind bars. The text reads "Let the kiss free!"
Date: 1990-02-14/1990-03-10
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Postcard from Bernice to John Herrera - 1966-02-14]

Description: Postcard to John J. Herrera from Bernice, postmarked February 14, 1966, in El Paso, Texas. The front of the postcard features an image of a cavern with stalactites and stalagmites which is identified on the reverse of the card as Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico. The handwritten note on the reverse of the card reads, "Hi, Last card left. Bernice".
Date: February 14, 1966
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Postcard of Chanctonbury Ring in Washington, Sussex]

Description: Postcard with an illustration of a town in the country, with a horse pulling a cart on the street. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Chanctonbury Ring, Washington, Sussex." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania says, "Dear Helen and all. This is a typical scene of this country and represents it quite well. The fireplace is doing quite well and we just had a little food with some toasted bread over the fire place. Snowing a bit out now. Bro Woodward, Woodrow W. Aten."
Date: November 14, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard Showing the Causeway at Port Lavaca]

Description: Postcard showing the opening of the causeway at Port Lavaca. In the photograph there are multiple military trucks traveling in either direction on the bridge.
Date: July 14, 1944
Creator: Hill
Partner: Palacios Area Historical Association

[Postcard of Bluebonnet Field]

Description: Postcard of a field of bluebonnets, with text that says "Blue Bonnets, The State Flower of Texas." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Barkeley says "Dear Helen and all- Here are the Bluebonnets but have not seen any yet that we are certain that they are the right ones. This is Sunday and a real fine day- Warm and a nice breeze. As ever, Woodrow."
Date: May 14, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Cartoon Man in Plane]

Description: Postcard with a cartoon of a man flying a plane and shouting "I'm plane-ly up in the air over you.....why don't you write?" A handwritten note addressed to Clara Aten & Family from Nevin E. Hermsinger says "Dear Friends, I received your card today, sure glad to hear from you, and that you are all well, I am O.K. had a cold, but it is a little better now. Yes, it is getting colder here now. But you can send a little rain this way if you get too much. Ha ha. I hear it is raining a lot there, but I guess it was needed. It will make it late for corn husking. Well, it is bedtime, hope to hear from you soon. Always a friend. Love Nevin."
Date: November 14, 1943
Creator: Hermsinger, Nevin E.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard from Bob Thompson to Mickey McLernon, September 14, 1943]

Description: Postcard from Bob Thompson to Mickey McLernon discussing his flight training. The front of the postcard contains a cartoon of four servicemen playing cards under the phrase "Too Good to Be True!".
Date: September 14, 1943
Creator: Thompson, Bob
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Postcard of Camp Campbell Building]

Description: Postcard of a building with Army vehicles parked outside, and text that says "Service Club No. 2, Camp Campbell, Ky.-Tenn." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello all. Winter is here again. The bivouac ended Saturday morning. We had our racing day and everything was OK. The pup tents really do the job. That box Tuesday really gave me and the others something to chew on. Today it is quite cold but very clear. I worked most of this day. Tonite I think I will walk over to a show. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: February 14, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Benbow 2]

Description: Postcard of a stone building with concrete stairs and trees and bushes lining the entryway. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mr. Carrol E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 14, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Snowy Mountain]

Description: Postcard of dark mountains with snow capping and traveling between the two mountains. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carrol Elward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas, U. S. A."
Date: July 14, 1933
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Section G at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a line of automobiles driving on a road at Camp MacArthur with trees and telephone poles on the left side and barracks on the right side; there are people and more trees and telephone poles visible in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Section 'G'. Camp MacArthur Waco, Texas." There is a handwritten note on the back of the postcard.
Date: June 14, 1918
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Hotel Watt in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a color image of the Hotel Watt in Waco with several people standing on the street in the foreground and clouds in the sky in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Hotel Watt, Waco, Texas."
Date: October 14, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Palm Garden in Sanitarium, Battle Creek, Michigan]

Description: Postcard of a group of men in suits sitting in rocking chairs in a sun room decorated with palm trees and potted ferns. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: June 14, 1917
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard to Mrs. Connie Austin, September 14, 1916]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Connie Austin. The sender writes that he has just arrived, that he thinks he will enjoy living in Boerne, Texas, and that he has seen lots of pretty girls. The front of the postcard features a photograph of the Kendall County Fair parking lot, in Boerne, Texas. There is a long row of cars parked on the left side of a large dirt lot. A crow of people stands on the other side of the lot, next to a large building on their right.
Date: September 14, 1916
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Boy Running From Bee Nest]

Description: Postcard of a blonde haired boy running down a hill followed by a swarm of bees. "I'm awfully busy," is written on the postcard. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: July 14, 1913
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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 from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, May 14, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter with a newspaper clipping glued to the correspondence section of the card. The clipping describes the technical features of the new "Chemical and hose Motor Car" which has a capacity of "700 gallons of water a minute." Johnston mentions L. D. Smith and a fire on March 25, 1925; Smith is possibly the fireman in the photograph on the reverse side seen going up a ladder into a smoking building.
Date: May 14, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Wagons of cotton and James Alley]

Description: Postcard showing wagons of cotton and James Alley. Wagon on left has three men sitting on top of cotton. Two men standing in front of second wagon (from left). One man wearing suit and hat, the other dark pants, white shirt, suspenders, tie, and dark hat. BARNES BROS. building in background. Addressed to Mr. R.E. Duncan, Eagle Baker, Texas from Effie.
Date: May 14, 1912
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Wagons of cotton and James Alley]

Description: Copy of a postcard showing wagons of cotton and James Alley. Wagon on left has three men sitting on top, and there are two men standing in front of second wagon (from left). One man wearing suit and hat, the other dark pants, white shirt, suspenders, tie, and dark hat.There are store fronts in background.
Date: May 14, 1912
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard of Cupid Delivering Letter to Woman]

Description: Postcard of a woman in a yellow dress with a heart drawn around her looking to a small boy with a letter in his quiver. The message on the postcard reads, "Expectation I send to you a message true. Pray be mine own Valentine!" On the back, a message reads "From CMcF + McR." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington D. C."
Date: February 14, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of First Baptist Church in Beaumont, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a stone church with stained glass windows, described as "First Baptist Church, Beaumont, Texas." The words "Will You?" are pasted on the back of the postcard, along with a message that reads, "Please tell me who he is? H. H. 11-13-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 14, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Steamboat on Neches River]

Description: Postcard of a steamboat on a river with a smaller row boat nearby. The scene is described as "Neches River "1986,"" The steamboat is labeled "Jack's boat" and the rowboat is labeled "mine." The letter on the back reads, "Spent a very busy day yesterday trying to think "Who's Jack" 10-14-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 14, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Street car, Matamoros, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of a streetcar drawn by a mule or donkey. The streetcar is being pulled along a track in the center of a street that is bordered by buildings. The picture shows Matamoros, Mexico across the border from Brownsville, Texas. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to "Miss Maria Sanchy" from "E. M." that reads, "Ni la ausencia y la distancia, ni el tiempo de no [v]erte; por ningunas sircustancias he de dejar de quererte, yours for ever." (Loosely: "Neither the absence and the distance, nor the time since I have seen you; under no circumstances have I stopped loving you.")
Date: August 14, 1911
Partner: Laredo Public Library