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[Aboard the Louoma]

Description: Postcard photograph of a man and woman standing on the deck of a ship. The woman stands in front of the man, holding onto the guard rail with her left arm. She wears a long dress with a large white collar and a tasseled belt. The man leans the guard rail, wearing a suit with a bow tie and hat. A large body of water is visible behind the couple. "Abordo del Louoma" is hand-written on the image. A letter addressed to J. B. Aguilera is written in Spanish on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Family Portrait with Dog]

Description: Postcard of a family portrait sent to J.B. Aguilera from Victoria. The photograph features four women and a boy seated around a dog. A baby is positioned against the belly of dog. The group is sitting in grass in front of a short fence, surrounded by foliage.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Kangaroo Postcard

Description: Postcard with a felt kangaroo pasted onto a paper card. A gradient was applied to the card, transitioning from purple to blue. The card reads "Hearty Greeting. From the land of the Wattle and Kangaroo, Come heartfelt wishes, warm and true; May happiness each year increase, And future days roll on in peace." An inscription underneath the felt kangaroo reads "The Australian Kangaroo." A letter written in Spanish is addressed to Sabino Gomez in Chicago Illinois, from A. Guzmani in Sydney Australia.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Postcard from Margaret to Maud Curtie]

Description: Postcard from Margaret to Maud Curtie, discussing Margaret's experience with her mother visiting Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of a view of Boerne, Texas, from Kronkosky Hill. To the left, there are three large house barely visible through the large tree cover, and at the right, there is a network of paths - one of which leads to a wooden foot-bridge. In the distance, smaller houses are also visible.
Date: 192u-05-31
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard image of "The Original Deadwood Coach"]

Description: Postcard image of "The Original Deadwood Coach" as written in black near top right of postcard. The color image shows a man holding a whip who is standing near the side door of a coach. There is another man with gun in his gloved hand sitting atop the coach to the right side of the postcard. Blue text on back of postcard reads: "Copyright By "Johnny" Baker, Golden, Colo. The Original Deadwood Coach Built at Concord, N. H. 1867. Sent to San Francisco by water where it was placed on a line infested with bandits, "baptized in fire and blood" so repeatedly on the plains, was finally abandoned. In organizing his Wild West show Col. Cody bought the old derelict, and on its time honored springs has carried more distinguished Americans and Royalty than any vehicle extant. C. T. American Art Colored [emblem] CT Chicago Postcard This Space For Address Only [in rectangle] Place One Cent Stamp Here." Written in pencil on back: "175 69 [line] 244".
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard of Chicago Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of a fire station in downtown Chicago, with the fire fighters in their two horse-drawn vehicles in front. The fire station is a part of a large city building, occupying part of its first floor.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Chief Magee and Woodward in Chicago]

Description: Postcard of two individuals next to an automobile. One of which is Chief Magee of the Dallas Fire Department. The photograph has a line cutting across the bottom, causing a reflection.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Chief Shyferlich]

Description: Postcard of Chief Schyferlich and fire fighters with a ladder truck. The fire department is uniformed with suits, coats, and hats.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[W. S. Willis Jr. Portrait]

Description: Postcard of a portrait of W. S. Willis Jr. as a small child, wearing light-colored clothing, posing sitting on a tricycle in front of a curtain. There is handwritten correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Creator: Worthington
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Chicago Skyline]

Description: Postcard of the Wrigley Building and Tribune Tower on the skyline of Chicago. A typed note on the back of the postcard says "Two of Chicago's most interesting and beautiful buildings are the Tribune Tower and the Wrigley Building. Facing each other on Michigan Boulevard, they form an impressive gateway to the North Side of Chicago." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen & Ted Aten says, "Dear Helen & Ted, How are the pickles going? My bites seem to be improving. Next time I'll bring something that will kill them instead of me. Say hello to Jiggs for me. Love Ruthie."
Date: August 1942
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Chicago World's Fair Fountain by Night]

Description: Postcard of a fountain lit by many soft colors. The back of the postcard adds, "Magnificent lighting effects in five colors - green, red, amber, blue, and white - will make the spectacle unlike everything else in the world. 40 feet high and 200 feet wide, at the south end three single high sprays about the dome throw water 75 feet into the air." The message on the back reads, "Do wish you + Mamie could come to see the fair. It is worth seeing I think. I have spent three days there all day and am not there seeing it. Lacy is learning to send King love with me as he hasn't any girl in view. S. W." The postcard is addressed to "Mr. Carrol Ward, Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 21, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard with an aerial photograph of Camp MacArthur showing neat rows of buildings and tents. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to "Miss and Master Mundt" in Chicago, Illinois and says, "Dear Kids, Great life down here but it sure is hot and dry. Got here last Thur, May 9, '18. Left Jefferson Barracks last Tues night at 10 o'clock. Your uncle, John.
Date: May 12, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Cot Inspection]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing at attention behind neat cots outside of a long line of tents, with the caption "Inspection." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard, which is addressed to Mr. A.F. Frederick, says "Dear Father: This is what we get here and plenty of it. They are very strict with us. Take good care of my wife dad and I'll do my best here. Goodbye and good luck. Your son."
Date: May 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Michigan Boulevard Entrance of The Blackstone in Chicago]

Description: Postcard of a marble entryway leading to a staircase with a golden handrail on the left and two more staircases leading to a lower level on either side of three statues. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas, McFaddin Ave."
Date: May 20, 1914
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of New Post Office Building in Chicago]

Description: Postcard of a large white complex with an orange domed roof and American flag flying from the top. The letter on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 5, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from J. P. Eagan with a Photograph of a Burnt Building]

Description: Postcard from J. P. Eagan with a note talking about the recent bad weather in Chicago, Illinois. The photograph on the reverse side shows a steamer engine parked by a building that has recently burned down, according to the note on the back of the card "this is where 27 Chicago firemen were killed."
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Eagan, J. P.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Two Fire Engines in Chicago, Illinois]

Description: Postcard of two fire engines belonging to the Chicago Fire Department; the note on the back on the reverse side says they are "2 & 104 Engs." Both engines have steam coming out of the top and firemen are working with both of them in very cold weather.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of an Old Steamer Engine]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of an old steamer engine used by the Chicago Fire Department; the note on the back of the photo says this is "Engine 40 [in] Chicago." There is a crowd of people, including boys, standing around the engine looking at all of its features.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of Chicago's Number 32 Engine House]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a fire station in Chicago, Illinois; the text on the card says "#32 Chicago Engine House." This station has three garages around the corner on the right side of the building, and around 20 windows visible in this photo.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Garage Fire in Chicago]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a fire in Chicago, Illinois; the note on the back says this was a "garage fire." Outside of the building there is a large crowd of people standing in groups looking at the damage caused by the fire.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Garage Fire in Chicago]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a garage fire in Chicago, Illinois. The roof has been destroyed by the fire and the upper windows have been blown out, and there is a ladder sticking up through the far left window. There is a large number of people standing around on the ground outside of the garage.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Horse-Drawn Fire Wagon]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of "Hose Wagon #8" parked outside of a ticket office sponsored by Thos Cusack Co. The wagon has a couple of water cannons mounted on the back and is being pulled by two horses; the label on the side of the wagon reads: "C. F. D."
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Washington Park in Chicago]

Description: Postcard of four boats paddled by men dressed in white shirts under a wooden bridge. The scene is described as "Showing Rustic Bridge in one of the city's most beautiful parks. Located on the South Side and containing 371 acres." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, West Va."
Date: August 16, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum