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[Fire at Night]

Description: Postcard of a large fire at night. The caption on the image reads, "Night View: C. L. Perkins No 5 on Fire 9-13-1919 Flowin 4000 BBLS Oil & 10,000,000 Ft Gas Ranger, TEX."
Date: September 13, 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Period Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a two story white house with a green roof, described as "Period Hotel and Annex, Mineral Wells, Texas." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 13, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard to Mrs. Beth DeBusk, May 13, 1918]

Description: Postcard of Camp MacArthur sent to Mrs. DeBusk, Beth and Boby about his stay in Waco. It shows Section E at the camp.
Date: May 13, 1918
Creator: DeBusk, Beth
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout Wade, November 13, 1914]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout Wade discussing recent events. She says that she went to the carnival every night during the fair. The postcard has a picture of a house on the front, and it is addressed to Mrs. C. B. Wade in Temple, Texas. It is postmarked San Antonio, Texas.
Date: November 13, 1914
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard of Laconia Fire Dept., New Hampshire]

Description: Postcard of the Laconia Fire Department at their station, with the fire fighters sitting in a horse-drawn fire engine. The station has four garage doors visible at its base. Ivy is growing on the side of the building. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Another out of town fire card for you. Hope I can continue getting them for you. [...] You card is dandy, mighty pleased with it. Call again."
Date: February 13, 1913
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Steamship from Hamburg-Amerika Linie]

Description: Postcard of three boats near the large steamship described as part of the "Hamburg-Amerika Linie." The letter on the postcard reads, "Beautiful scenery all the way out, "water." In sight of land now, and maybe I'm not glad to see it. Suppose I will stagger a while from the motion of the ship. People may think I drink. Sincerely, F. D. Dickman." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas, USA."
Date: January 13, 1913
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from Henry W. Woodward to George Pendexter, July, 1912]

Description: Postcard from Henry Woodward to George Pendexter describing the fire engine in the picture on the back. The photo shows a fire engine with a water hose wound up in the center and another one pointed in the air. The men of the Winchester Park Fire Station are sitting on the truck, two in the front, and five in the back.
Date: July 13, 1912
Creator: Woodward, Henry W.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Five Fire Fighters]

Description: Postcard of five fire fighters in a group photo, two are standing, the other three are sitting in chairs. On the right, a door is open, with a visible staircase inside. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Card received yesterday, many thanks. Still plenty of snow and cold. Day off tomorrow, better make the rounds with me. This is a view of everyone at No. 3 taken in first of quarters. Left to right [...], still having a few small ones."
Date: February 13, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Rose Framed Prose]

Description: Postcard of rose flowers drawn to frame a message that reads, "Out of a heart that's filled with..delight..In knowing the world is...treating you right. I offer you this as a Valentine...smile..With a little red...heart filled. with love.. worth while." The message on the back reads, "All well + send bushels of love. Pa and Mother Smith." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington D. C."
Date: February 13, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of an Engine House Dormitory]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters in a fire house dormitory, getting dressed in their uniforms. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message discussing the exchange of postcards.
Date: January 13, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of The Blackstone French Room in Chicago]

Description: Postcard of a white walled room with magenta carpeting, seats, and curtains. The white table is set with pink flowers. On the back, a message reads, "I am coming to Washington + hope to see you. H. G." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston School Washington D. C."
Date: January 13, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of High School in Kenedy, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of large, four-story building with windows along each floor, a small tower at the top of the roof, several chimneys, and an arched front entrance. Text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the building as a high school in Kenedy, Texas. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard to Mr. Leslie Boone in San Marcos, Texas from his mother.
Date: 1911-11-13~
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Street Scene in Byran]

Description: Postcard of a two story house with fenced front porch and sparse yard, described as "Street Scene, Bryan, Tex." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 13, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Twelfth and Franklin Streets in Waco]

Description: Postcard showing people and buildings on Twelfth and Franklin Streets in Waco, Texas, with Austin Avenue Methodist Church visible on the left side of Twelfth Street. A handwritten note on the back of the card is addressed to Mrs. W.D. Barton in Ozona, Texas and says, "I guess you think I have forgotten you but I haven't. I am fine. I don't know when I will be thru. I like Waco fine. Go to Sunday School and Church every Sunday. We have about 500 members in Sunday School when I go. A Meeting has just close and it sure was fine. Charley Cortes."
Date: May 13, 1911
Creator: Cortes, Charley
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Cotton Wharf in New Orleans, Louisiana]

Description: Postcard of a wharf with bales of cotton in front of ships. Printed text on the back of the postcard states that the place pictured is the Cotton Wharf in New Orleans, Louisiana. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard from Cecil to Lou Rayburn tells of Cecil's traveling plans.
Date: January 13, 1911
Partner: Sam Rayburn 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 of Puppy]

Description: Postcard of a drawn puppy sitting on its hindquarters with a short message reading, "I wish I had a sweetheart." The letter on the front and back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas. 1906 McFaddin Ave."
Date: September 13, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Woman Looking at Locket]

Description: Postcard of a brown haired woman wearing a brown and cream colored dress looking inside an open locket. The scene is described as "The Old Miniature." The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Do I know you? I think I should, judging from the number of times Jim has spoken to me of you. We spent yesterday in Calvert - am very sorry I could not make Beaumont a short visit this summer. Clem." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mammie McFaddin, 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 13, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard from Mayme Bahl to Mrs. Elmer Wheatly, August 13, 1910]

Description: Postcard from Mayme Bahl to Mrs. Elmer Wheatly with a photograph of herself on the front side of the card in which she is wearing a large hat and dress. There is a note from Bahl on the reverse side of the card that reads: "Isn't this awful I just want you to see how good looking I'm getting I really don't look as bad."
Date: August 13, 1910
Creator: Bahl, Mary Florence
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Series, Part 3: Temptation]

Description: Postcard from Rose Collins to Harry Bahl, concerning accidents taking place at her house in Nebraska. The photograph on the card shows a man peaking under a woman's umbrella. This card is the third card in a set of six sent by Rose to Harry and is entitled "Temptation." The back of the card has a note that reads: "had several minor mishaps, such as stepping on the baby and knocking her down occasionally and about taking the wheel off her go-cart."
Date: July 13, 1910
Creator: Collins, Rose
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch