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Downtown Arlington

Description: Postcard of a street in downtown Arlington in 1909. People are gathered in front of stores by the street. Some are in cars, including a Studebaker. J. H. Douglass Grocery store and Coulter and Sons Drug Store are pictured. The postcard is primarily black and white, but has some items spot colored red.
Date: 1909
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Fort Worth, Texas Firemen Company]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the number 6 firemen company in Fort Worth, Texas. There are nine firemen in the picture, five are standing towards the front and four are sitting in the seats of either fire wagon. The wagon on the left is carrying ladders while the one on the left appears to hold the water hose; they are parked in front of the "5th Ward" fire station in Fort Worth.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard Addressed to Mamie Collins, April 21, 1909]

Description: Postcard showing the "Live Stock Exchange" building in Fort Worth, Texas; off to the left is a building with "Armour & Company" written on the side. The note on the photo says: "I have had a good time fishing since I [] up here." On the reverse side there is a not that reads: "Dear little Mayme, Howdy-do, how is [] and Kay, is she true to cotton? We see you in three days."
Date: April 21, 1909
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Addressed to George Pendexter, May 11, 1909]

Description: Postcard addressed to George Pendexter with a note on the back that reads: "If you know Ft. Worth, you can recognize this spot." The photograph on the reverse side shows a view down Broadway St. looking at badly damaged buildings and trees caused by a recent fire. The building on the far right has large portions of its walls damaged and those in the background have their roofs destroyed.
Date: May 11, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas