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[Postcard from Virginia Center for the Creative Arts to Sterling Houston - November 7, 1995]

Description: Postcard from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The postcard has been sent as a formality, indicating that they have received his application material and will be notified of a decision in the month of January.
Date: November 7, 1995
Creator: Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard of Virginia Beach]

Description: Postcard of a crowded beach with yellow and blue umbrellas set on the beach, further described as "Aerial view looking south. Many bathers can be seen on the beach enjoying the sun and surf." The message on the back reads, "Mamie - dear -Have just had the nice long lack with you and promised to send you our Va. Beach address - so here tis - 7604 - Ocean Front Virginia Beach - Virginia, 23451 Phone: (804) 428-5583 - The picture on the front of card shows you what a wide, lovely beach we have - of course our house is way up on the beach and very private - not all the people you see in picture. Do wish you would come and see us - Bestest love - Irene R." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas 77701."
Date: August 25, 1981
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Blank Postcard of Women's Memorial Model]

Description: Blank postcard with a picture of a miniature model of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial built in Arlington National Cemetery. Text on the back can be seen with information on how to register a name with the memorial or to make donations.
Date: unknown
Creator: Women in Military Service for America Foundation (U.S.)
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

The Chapel at Hampton Institute

Description: Color postcard depicting the Chapel at Hampton Institute. It is a brick building with a tall bell tower. The date 9-22-07 is hand written on the front. Information on the back reads, "The Chapel at Hampton Institute. The Memorial Chapel dedicated in May 1886 was a gift of the Frederick L. Marquand Estate. It is a perfect specimen of Italian Romanesque architecture and is built of red brick outside while the interior is cream brick." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Fortress Monroe, Va. on Sept 22, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Postcard of Audrey House]

Description: Postcard of a two story house in black and white except for the light blue sky, with a white picket fence surrounding the property. Below the picture, the following information is written - "Home of Governor John Page, Life Long Friend of Thomas Jefferson One of the oldest homes in Williamsburg, Va. Built in 1710. On Palace Green. An inscription scratched on a window pane, reads "S. B. 1796, Nov. 23, O Fatal Day." "A. Boush, 1734," is a second inscription on another window pane."
Date: unknown
Creator: C.T. American Art Blue Sky
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bremo]

Description: Postcard of a large tree in front of a two story house. On the back, the postcard is described in the following - "The residence at Bremo was designed by Thomas Jefferson for General John Hartwell Cocke. It is recognized by the authorities as one of the most perfect of the type in existence and is in an excellent state of preservation, except for the galleries connecting the wings with the main house...."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bremo House]

Description: Postcard of a small house with one chimney. On the back, it is described at length, "Quaint adobe house on the Bremo Estate. The mansion on the hill above was designed by Thomas Jefferson for General John Hartwell Cocke...."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bremo Trees]

Description: Postcard of trees in front of Bremo mansion, described on the back as follows, "Bremo Mansion, in the middle distance, and wings, has been called "the loveliest old Mansion in Virginia". The plans were drawn by Thomas Jefferson for his friend and associate in the organization of the University of Virginia, General John Hartwell Cocke."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Drawing Room of Gunston Hall]

Description: Postcard of a marble fireplace with a mantle and two sets of shelves built into the wall with two tables and a lamp set on each.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of East Portico of Bremo]

Description: Postcard of the white portico supported by white columns. Described on the back as follows - "East portico of Mansion at Bremo, designed by Thomas Jefferson for John Hartwell Cocke and built 1815-1819. The ladies on the left are overlooking the James River lowgrounds and the Buckingham hills in the distance. The south front of the Mansion afforded a view of the fertile farm lands of Bremo Plantation which stretch in both directions as far as the eye can reach."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of East Wing of Bremo]

Description: Postcard of an entrance supported by four columns and staircase. On the back, the postcard is described as follows - "Mansion and East Wing of Bremo, designed by Thomas Jefferson for John Hartwell Cocke and built 1815-1819."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Front of the Homestead Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a 10 story brick building with a four story wing and rows of cars parked in front while an American flag flies from both the roof of the wing and a pole in front.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of General Shelby Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a brick building with eight stories, described as "General Shelby Hotel, Bristol, Virginia-Tennessee." The message around the border is illegible.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of George Washington's Birthplace]

Description: Postcard of a two story brick house with a tan roof and green shutters. The back of the postcard adds, " "Wakefield," George Washington's Birthplace, 1732, at Pope's Creek, Potomac River, Westmoreland County, Virginia, to be restored exclusively by Wakefield National Memorial Association, Inc., 2101 Connecticut Avenue N. W., Washington, D. C." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Grand Caverns Inn]

Description: Postcard of the two story inn with green tiled roofing, one chimney, and green fencing around the porch, where cobblestones form a walkway to the entrance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Artchrom
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Grand Caverns of Grand Canyon]

Description: Postcard of stalagmites and stalactites in a cavern, described on the back of the postcard as "The perpendicular walls here rise to a height of 90 ft. with a depth of over 300 ft., making a scene of unparalleled grandeur and beauty, 200 ft. below the surface at this point."
Date: unknown
Creator: Commercial Chrome
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Grand Caverns of Grand Canyon 2]

Description: Postcard of stalagmites and stalactites in a cavern, described on the back of the postcard as "The perpendicular walls here rise to a height of 90 ft. with a depth of over 300 ft., making a scene of unparalleled grandeur and beauty, 200 ft. below the surface at this point."
Date: unknown
Creator: Commercial Chrome
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Great Falls of the Potomac]

Description: Postcard of a series of rapids carved over rugged rock formations. On the back, it is described as follows - "In the wilderness of its rock formation amid which the rushing Potomac, after leaping the falls, still churns, eddies and foams into the great gorge below, Great Falls presents from a hundred different points a new surprise of enchanting scenery that makes the hours spent in its vicinity seem comprised of winged moments all too fleet."
Date: unknown
Creator: J. P. Bell Company
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Great Falls of the Potomac from the River's Edge]

Description: Postcard of the river split by a large rock formation, reuniting after the short fall. The back describes the picture as follows - "Great Falls, on the G. F. & Old Dominion Ry., 14 miles above Georgetown, the largest south of Niagara, are great by nature and of historical interest. Here Washington built a flour mill and foundry, now in ruins; and around it a canal, still intact, though overgrown with large trees. Rushing through channels of solid rock to boil amid boulders, terrific in their jagged roughness, the Potomac plunges in rapids, cascades and spray to the awe-inspiring gorge below, whose Titanic walls of granite picture Nature's mightiest mood."
Date: unknown
Creator: J. P. Bell, Co.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum