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[Letter from John to Sterling Houston - February 1994]

Description: Postcard from John to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. John talks about how great it was to spend time with Sterling and Arnie, and about a storm that hit them after they left. The front of the postcard shows an athletic man in light-colored boxers holding a shirt.
Date: February 1994
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Cave of the Winds in Winter, Niagara Falls

Description: Color photo postcard picturing the Cave of the Winds in Winter. Three large ice falls surround a solitary man standing in their midst. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Niagara Falls, N.Y. on Sept 10, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Photograph of the Equitable Life Building, New York]

Description: Postcard of the Equitable Life Building in New York. A ladder is set up next to the building, and the building is coated in ice and snow. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says, "Ladder of Truck Co #8 - frozen in."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard by James Sutherlin to his parents - 09/03/1944]

Description: Postcard of a painted scene of the Brooklyn bridge. On the back of the card is a note from James Edgar Sutherlin saying that he is OK in New York and tired of walking.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sutherlin, James E
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Postcard of a Fire Boat, New York]

Description: Postcard of a fire boat by a small dock. Streams of water are spraying from the side of the boat. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Fire Engine]

Description: Postcard of the New York Fire Department using their fire engine in the city. Citizens are spectating from the sidewalk on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Hook and Ladder]

Description: Postcard of the New York Fire Department with a motorized hook and ladder vehicle. The vehicle has a long platform on its back that holds the ladder, and allows fire fighters to stand on it as passengers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Bloomingdale Road]

Description: Postcard of a snow covered dirt road fenced with wooden posts, winding through the mountainside lined with electrical poles and scattered trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Fire Fighters Extinguishing a Fire, New York]

Description: Postcard of a fire scene at a small city building. Fire fighters are spraying several hoses at the side of the building. The smoke obscures most of the background on the right half of the image. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Hotel Lafayette]

Description: Postcard of a four-story building with brown covered windows and green accents.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel New Weston]

Description: Postcard of a 24 story brick red building on the corner of a block with several cars parked and a small crowd gathered around the hotel. On the back, the hotel is described as, "The best location in New York - close to Theatres, Clubs, Radio City, exclusive ships, the midtown business district and all transportation lines."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of House in Rochester, New York]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a large, three-story house with wood-siding, a raised and covered front porch, and a tree growing right in front. There are houses on either side of the three-story house. Handwritten text on the back of the postcard identify the house as 378 Glenwood Avenue in Rochester, New York.
Date: 19uu
Location Info:
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Masonic Temple in Beaumont 2]

Description: Postcard of a two story brick building with white accents and three men walking outside in suits. The message on the front and back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Walsdorf Astowa New York, N. Y."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Pershing Square Hotels]

Description: Postcard of Pershing Square's four hotels - The New Murray Hill, The Belmont, The Biltmore, and Hotel Commodore.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Pershing Square Hotels 2]

Description: Postcard of Pershing Square's four hotels - The New Murray Hill, The Belmont, The Biltmore, and Hotel Commodore.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Saranac Lake]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of a small town on the edge of a lake. Below the photo, "Saranac Lake, N. Y. in the Adirondacks." is written.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Residence of Mr. Chauncey Olcott]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a green and yellow two story house in the background. To the left side of the house is a glass room with trees behind it. In the foreground there is a garden with shrubbery and flowers. The home belongs to actor and singer Chauncey Olcott. On the bottom of the postcard is printed the following: "Saratoga, Inniscarra. Residence of Mr. Chauncey Olcott." On the lower right corner is printed the following: "Printed by Louis Glaser, Leipzig, Germany" along with handwritten illegible text. The postcard is addressed to Mr. Geo Caldwell from Huntington, West Virginia.
Date: unknown
Creator: Louis Glaser
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Roosevelt Grill]

Description: Postcard of a dining room in the Roosevelt Hotel, the Winter Home of Guy Lombardo on Madison Avenue at 45th Street, New York 17. On the back, the following information is added, "The Roosevelt (A Hilton Hotel) - Madison Avenue at 45th Street, is but a brief step from New York's most famous stores, theaters and night clubs and is connected directly by private passageway with Grand Central Terminal. The Roosevelt Grill, famous for more than twenty years under this name, has seen the debut of many bands, now nationally known, which return again and again. It is the winter home of Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians, who have played here nearly a score of years. Among other popular bands that have recently played here are those of Joe Reichman, Henry King and Nat Brandwynne. Dean Carpenter, genera manager, C.N. Hilton, President."
Date: unknown
Creator: Lumitone Photoprint
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Roosevelt Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a multi-story building with cars parked outside. Below the photograph, "The Roosevelt Madison Avenue at 45th Street, New York 17 A Hilton Hotel The Roosevelt Grill Home of outstanding Orchestra leaders," is typed. On the back, "The Roosevelt (A Hilton Hotel) - Madison Avenue at 45th Street, is but a brief step from New York's most famous stores, theaters, and night clubs, and is connected directly by private passageway with Grand Central Terminal It has 1,100 rooms, each with private bath, and is equipped throughout with modern facilities, insuring the comfort and convenience of its guests; all public rooms are air conditioned. The gracious atmosphere pervading the lobby and lounge makes them most attractive. Dean Carpenter is general manager."
Date: unknown
Creator: Lumitone Photoprint
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Westbury]

Description: Postcard of sketch of the Westbury hotel, a 17 story structure on a corner block. On the back, the postcard describes the hotel as "The Westbury A Hotel of Distinction Madison Avenue at 69th Street New York 21, N. Y. Just a few steps from Central Park Curtis Sawyer, Managing Director."
Date: unknown
Creator: Harry H. Baumann
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Times Square]

Description: Postcard of Times Square lit by the neon signs of many businesses against the night sky. On the back, more is added. "Times Square, known throughout the world as "The Great White Way" is the magnet and high spot of New York. Here millions of people seek entertainment in the many theatres, night clubs, restaurants, etc."
Date: unknown
Creator: Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum