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[Postcard of Avalon and Bay on Catalina Island]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the small coastal town of Avalon, at the base of a green rolling hill. Many small boats and two large ships are docked in the harbor. The edge of the postcard describes the scene as "Avalon and Bay, Residence of P. K. Wrigley in Foreground, Catalina Island, California."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Long Beach and Pier]

Description: Postcard of a populated beach with a wooden pier on the left side. The note on the postcard reads, "We gave not come out to the surf + the Pacific Ocean is fine! In a great hurrry so good-bye. Love - Lee." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 65 Beach Ave Charlotte N. Y."
Date: September 11, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of New Casino on Catalina Island]

Description: Postcard of a circular four-story building with red roofing and American flags flying at each section. The building looks over the coast of Catalina Island. The edge of the postcard describes it as "New Casino, Avalon, Catalina Island, California."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Ocean Front of Hotel St. Catherine]

Description: Postcard of a four story pale cream building with orange tile roofing at the base of a green rolling hill, between the hill and the rolling coastline. The beach is fenced off with wooden posts and blue and white coverings provide shade.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Tennis Courts of Hotel St. Catherine]

Description: Postcard of an outdoor tennis court near the beach where an American flag flies, with a white and orange roofed hotel at the foot of a rolling hill. The bottom edge of the postcard describes the picture as "Tennis courts, Hotel St. Catherine. Catalina Island, California."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Wrigley Residence on Mt. Ada, Avalon]

Description: Postcard of a hill full of blooming flowers with a concrete stairway cutting through, leading to the three story yellow building with a brown roof and American flag flying from a pole. The top edge of the postcard describes the scene as "The Wrigley Residence on Mt. Ada, Avalon - Catalina Island, California."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Zane Grey's Residence]

Description: Postcard of a two story rectangular adobe on the top of a hill overlooking the coast below. On the edges, the postcard is described as "Residence of Zane Grey, Avalon, Catalina Island, California."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House 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 of Woman and Airplane Cartoon]

Description: Postcard with a cartoon of a plane landing next to a woman, and text that says "It's plane to see...I'd like a letter from you!" A handwritten note addressed to Mrs. Clara Aten & Family from Nevin E. Herminger says "Dear Friends: I received your card, glad to hear from you. So you're having frosts up there, I guess we won't have any here, it is too warm here. Glad to hear the war loan is going good up there. Hope it does everywhere. It rained Fri. a little here, the first since we're out here I almost forgot what rain looked like. Ha. It is still wet. Nevin."
Date: September 26, 1943
Creator: Hermsinger, Nevin E.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Cartoon Men]

Description: Postcard with a cartoon of a policeman and other man standing next to a red armchair under a street lamp on a street corner. Text on the cartoon says "They sure make you feel at home here!" A handwritten note addressed to Mrs. Clara Aten & Family says "Dear Friends: Just a line to let you know I am well, hope you are all the same, I received your card a few days ago, I'm on my way west, somewhere in Texas now. My new address is on this card. Had a nice trip so far, don't know how the rest of it will be, we have several days riding yet. Write when you can. Nevin."
Date: August 1943
Creator: Hermsinger, Nevin E.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Avalon and Bay, Residence of P. K. Wrigley]

Description: Postcard of a brightly colored town on the coast of an island, described as "Avalon and Bay, Residence of P. K. Wrigley in Foreground, Catalina Island, California." The message around the border and on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Carl Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 6, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Will Roger's Ranch House in Santa Monica Mountains]

Description: Postcard of will Rogers' Ranch House in Santa Monica Mountains, Near Beverly Hills, California. It is a two story building with an open patio, yellow rocking chairs, and potted flowers. The scene is described as "Ranch House of Will Rogers in Santa Monica Mountains Near Los Angeles, California. The lovely new ranch house of Will Roger overlooking the Pacific keeps Mr. Rogers and his family in touch with the open air life they love so." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 3, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter, October 13, 1910]

Description: Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter wishing for more cards to be sent showing "auto fire apparatus." The photograph on the reverse side of the card shows a large cloud of smoke coming off of a large building that has been burned. The building on the left has had its roof destroyed and some portions of its wall collapsed; the building in the foreground has had its walls damaged and roof destroyed as well.
Date: October 13, 1910
Creator: Woods, L. H.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from L. H. Wood to George Pendexter with a note on the back that reads: "I send you this card to see if you have forgotten [sic] me of the L. A. F. D." The photograph on the reverse side shows a steamer engine parked in the middle of a large crowd of people.
Date: [1909-02-19..1912-02-19]
Creator: Woods, L. H.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from L. H. Woods in Los Angeles to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter with a photograph of a large horse-drawn fire wagon with a water cannon mounted on a large tower; Woods says this is "water tower no.1" traveling down Aliso St. This wagon is being pulled by three horses and has at least three firemen riding on it as it rolls down the street.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Woods, L. H.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter]

Description: Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter with a photograph of two fire engines working on a fire in Los Angeles, California. Woods notes on the back that these are "Engines three and four working on hose tower," the photo shows the two engines shooting water up into the sky as they fight the fire. There are plenty of spectators and firemen alike standing on the ground watching.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Woods, L. H.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of a Long Beach Fire Department Truck]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of one of the fire trucks belonging to the Long Beach Fire Department in Long Beach, California; the inscription on the engine reads: "Long Beach F. D." This truck carries ladders and a water hose as well as an alarm bell attached near the driver's seat; also there are five firemen standing around the truck, two are in the driver's seat while the other thee are standing on the ground in front.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of a Wagon of the Los Angeles Fire Department]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a horse-drawn wagon belonging to the Los Angeles Fire Department in Los Angeles, California. This long wagon is being pulled out of the garage at the local fire station, it is loaded down with ladders on the back and a fireman is sitting in the driver's seat steering the horses.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Fire Truck in Hollywood, California]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of an auto-hose fire truck in Hollywood, California. According to the back of the photo this truck is a part of the greater Los Angeles Fire Department and it is equipped with a fire hose, ladders, and a large spotlight mounted in front of the driver's seat. Also, there are five firemen photographed here along with a small dog sitting in the basket on top of the car.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with Two Photos of House Fires from L. H. Woods]

Description: Postcard from L. H. Woods to George Pendexter with two photographs on the reverse side of two house fires. Woods notes the fire on the left is at "8th and Hope St." with Engine 10 working on it, and the fire on the right is at "16th and Hill St." The photo on the left shows a horse-drawn fire wagon with a steamer engine on the back and a number of firemen working with it, the photo on the right is a view looking over a backyard fence to a house with smoke billowing out from the walls.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Woods, L. H.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Los Angeles Fire Fighter]

Description: Postcard of a L.A. Fire Department Badge, with a head shot photograph of a fire fighter in its center. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "I don't suppose you will recognize who I am? We have had three fires since 8:48 (sent 17) last night + 2 'o clock (sent 18) today. I hope you are well [...]"
Date: September 19, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas