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[Postcard from Lillian to Mrs. Albert Schaenemann, August 9, 1917]

Description: Postcard Lillian to Mrs. Albert Schaenemann, thanking her for her card, saying she's having a wonderful time, and writing that she will be home on Sunday. The front of the postcard features an illustration of a man standing in a boat on a small lake. On the shore behind the man, a group of people and tall trees line a concrete ledge, looking out over the water. Behind the trees, a large field is just visible.
Date: August 9, 1917
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Gilbert Building, Gulf National Bank]

Description: Postcard of the Gilbert Building on Pearl Street with Gulf National Bank in Beaumont. On the street are automobiles, women, and men, and in the background are other buildings. A sign on the corner of the building reads "Gulf National Bank." The Gilbert Building was built in 1903. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "Gilbert Building, Gulf National Bank, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Pub. by The Acmegraph Co., Chicago." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Dear Mrs. Steacy - I am perfectly desperate since you left from ?, otherwise and delight- fully situated at 1198 Hazel St. Let me hear from you soon. Your beau Jo Robertson." The card is addressed to Mrs. Harren Steacy 511 Harvard St Houston Heights Texas.
Date: December 9, 1915
Creator: The Acmegraph Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Easter Postcard]

Description: Easter postcard with a small picture of the sun rising over the ocean and the text: "A happy Eastertide. Morn's roseate hues have decked the sky; The Lord has risen with victory; Let the earth be glad, and raise the cry, Alleluia!" Handwritten message on the back of the postcard offers Easter greetings to Lou Rayburn.
Date: April 9, 1914
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Flood scene in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of flood scene in Rosenberg, Texas on December 9, 1913. Flood waters in foreground. Windmill and small water tower to left of photo. Street on right. Houses in background.
Date: December 9, 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, April 9, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter with a note thanking Pendexter for his recent card and describing the fire taking place in the photo on the reverse side of this card. The photograph shows a smoking building with a fire truck parked outside and firemen running hoses into the building; the caption says this fire took place March 25, 1912. There are civilians in the picture as well but they are standing behind the scene watching the firemen work.
Date: April 9, 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Webb Fire Engine Test]

Description: Postcard of a fire engine spraying water at a building with two large smokestacks. The photograph was captured from a distance above, and many people can be seen observing the scene below. A printed note on the back of the postcard says, "Test of the "Webb" Motor Fire Engine, Through Deck Turret on "Webb" Motor High Pressure Wagon. Height of Stack 246 ft. Size of Nozzle 1 5/8 inches. It was estimated that at times this stream reached nearly 300 feet perpendicularly."
Date: February 9, 1912
Creator: Inbody, J.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire at the Equitable Building, New York]

Description: Postcard of the New York Fire Department extinguishing a fire at the Equitable Building. The fire department is using multiple hoses to spray a wide area on the building. Shelves of ice have formed on the side of the building. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "5 alarms followed by the 2-7. Call. (6 alarms more, 11 alarms in all.)"
Date: January 9, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Fire FIghters Extinguishing a Fire]

Description: Postcard of a fire department using hoses to extinguish a burning building. Smoke obscures most of the background. The water from the hoses has frozen onto the ground and the fire engine on the left.
Date: January 9, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of the Equitable Life Building, New York, January 9th, 1912]

Description: Postcard of men in a snowy street in New York, standing by a snow-covered vehicle. Smoke obscures the view ahead of the vehicle. A note at the foot of the postcard says, "Equitable Life Building, New York, destroyed by fire January 9th, 1912."
Date: January 9, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Fire Engine by a Bank]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of an older steamer engine parked outside of "Bamberger Bros. Bankers and Brokers." The note on the back of the photo says this "Engine Co. 7" in New York. There are four firemen standing behind the steamer while the building behind them is covered in ice.
Date: January 9, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Woman With Wide Brim Hat]

Description: Postcard of a woman with curled hair pulled under a wide brim hat. A newspaper clipping reads "The three greatest things are life, love, and gold - you notice gold runs third." Below that, a note adds "And Jack first H. H. 12-9-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: December 9, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Calder Avenue in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a stone roadway lined with trees and houses on either side, described as "Calder Avenue, looking East, Beaumont, Texas." On the back, a clipping with the word "Cold" is pasted on the postcard. The message reads "Jack is sick in bed with a bad cold better come and doctor him. H. H. 11-9-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."
Date: November 9, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman's Profile Wearing Hat]

Description: Postcard of a woman wearing a hat around her curly hair. A short letter is written around her figure, reading, "Sure having a grand time today. Circus Day - Pet + Ina, McCormic + Tat, Richardson + "Proc", Doggy + Irish, Chad Nelms + Giddings, Lottie + Jim and the sweetest girl alive and myself going to the circus tonight. Wish you were with us." The back of the postcard adds, "Who could Jack possibly be? H. Hutchison 10-9-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 9, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin]

Description: Postcard of a concrete bridge crossing the Colorado River in Austin, Texas. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Austin - Tex 1912 Speedway - I know you are busy making preparations to leave for school soon - The University here opens on the 29th. How is everyone in Beaumont? My regards to your mother. Sincerely, Alla Nitsclake." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 9, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 9, 1911]

Description: Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout discussing Lillian's recent trip home. She apologizes for not being able to see them while she was there, but her mother was sick. There is a picture of the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas on the front, and the description printed on the back says "This is the original Parish Church and the oldest of all these Spanish Mission churches which was erected by public subscription in 1732, and it was on the roof of this building that Santa Anna mounted his cannon in besieging the Alamo in 1836. The postcard is addressed to Misses Ora and Junia Osterhout in Belton, Texas, and it is postmarked San Antonio, January 9, 1911.
Date: January 9, 1911
Creator: Graves, Lillian
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard of Blick auf Sanssouci von der grossen Fontaine/Palace "Free From Care"]

Description: Postcard of a calm in-ground pool in front of the grand walkway to a large estate's entrance. The letter on the back reads, "These are the loveliest grounds to the famous palace "Free from Care" built by Fred I. Berlin is most attractive and Azilu + I are certainly enjoying it - love to all Minnie J. Aug-8-1910." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Tex, USA."
Date: August 9, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum