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[Postcard of a Cherub Waiting to Ring Bells]

Description: Postcard of a winged child wearing a Santa Claus costume looking at a pocket watch while holding a rope attached to two bells. The message on the front reads, "Good Luck be yours in the New Year." The message on the back reads, "With love and all good wishes for 1916 Mamie! Julia Borden." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: December 30, 1915
Creator: Julia Borden
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of "Lookout" in Grand Canyon]

Description: Postcard of a stone tower overlooking the Grand Canyon, described as " "The Lookout" near top of bright angel trail, Grand Canyon, Ariz." The message and description on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 5, 1915
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Houston Ship Channel]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of the Houston Ship Channel: Two large and one small boat are in view. Large boat at left carried a load of lumber. Large carts on dock at right suggest more oversize cargo will be unloaded. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "In 1914, Houston got its feet wet. Even though it was 50 miles inland, the city became a seaport. An eventually an international port-of-call. Gateway to Latin America and Europe. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Steam powered tractor with farmer]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of a steam powered tractor with farmer standing on the back. Farmer is in the process of plowing the field. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Even in its early days, Houston was an agricultural center. Farm machinery such as this steam tractor helped Houstonians make the most of their natural resources. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Train with three men]

Description: Postcard issued by Bank of the Southwest using images from F.J. Schlueter Collection. Image is of a train with three men sitting on front of engine, one in at the controls, and two standing at left. Text on the back of the postcard reads, "Houston had become an important railhead by 1920. Gandy dancers laid the track that carried the trains that helped turn Houston into a major transportation center. Photograph from the Bank of the Southwest--F.J. Schlueter Collection." Image is from ca. 1915, but postcard is from ca. 1970.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

I. & G.N. Depot

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad Depot, in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on the back of the postcard in English.
Date: 1915
Partner: Taylor Public Library

I. and G.N. Station

Description: Postcard of the International and Great Northern Railroad depot in Taylor, Texas.
Date: 1915
Partner: Taylor Public Library

First Baptist Church, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the First Baptist Church, located on West 6th Street in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of the card in Swedish.
Date: 1915
Partner: Taylor Public Library

First Baptist Church, Taylor, Tex

Description: Postcard of the First Baptist Church of Taylor, located on West 6th Street, Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on back of card, possibly in Czech.
Date: 1915
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Businesses in Rosenberg, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of businesses in Rosenberg, Texas. Businesses seen are: Gold Standard Saloon (left), Meyer-Forster Land and Loan Co. (far right), M. Lewis Dry Goods. Two men in buggies are in front of the dry goods store. Two automobiles on right side of street.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Nine men and a little girl gathered around an automobile]

Description: Postcard image of nine men and a little girl on and around an automobile. The little girl is standing on the left fender of the automobile. Thomas Walter Davis is standing in the center of the photograph just beyond the image of the steering wheel. He is wearing a white shirt and a light colored square crowned felt hat. He is holding a cigarette in his left hand (visible below steering column of vehicle). To the right of the photograph is a sign reading: "J. T. DYER". On back of postcard is the Post Card mail information.
Date: 1915 - 1922
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[3rd Street, Rosenberg. "Main St." written on photo.]

Description: Photographic copy of a postcard. Original returned to donor. Image is of 3rd Street, Rosenberg. Meyer Forster Land and Loan Co. is on the right side of the street, auto supply store is on the left.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Business section of Rosenberg]

Description: Photographic copy of a postcard. Original returned to donor. Image is marked "Business section of Rosenberg." Rosenberg State bank is at right of photo.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Alpine Postcard]

Description: Postcard of a view of Alpine, Texas. The photograph was taken from the top of a hill. The postcard is addressed to Maria R. Pena in El Paso, Texas. It is dated April 22, 1915.
Date: 1915
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Postcard from Maurine Matlock to her Friend, September 23, 1915]

Description: Postcard from Maurine Matlock to her friend with a photograph of Veracruz, Mexico as seen from a hill. The note on the reverse side of the card says that they had a storm the other night, and dealing with cotton and corn.
Date: September 23, 1915
Creator: Matlock, Maurine
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard to Mrs. F. Adler, July 16, 1915]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. F. Adler. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a man-made dam on a small lake, taken from down-stream. Trees surround the lake and dam on all sides, and there are large, rectangular stones piled up on the right side. A man in a light shirt and dark pants walks along the edge of the dam (where the water pours over the edge), going left.
Date: July 16, 1915
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. Fritz Adler, September 2, 1915]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Fritz Adler, in San Antonio. The postcard features a photograph of the town, and some of the small farms surrounding the town, taken from a great distance. There are larger trees on the right left side of the town, and in the background, small bluffs are visible on the horizon.
Date: September 2, 1915
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Old Mill Dam, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the old mill dam in Boerne, Texas, a pile of ruins. The area depicted is a dried out river bed, with stumps, wood, and rocks laying in the bottom of the bed. In the background, there are trees and and a green grassy area. The back of the postcard has handwritten notes about the old mill and the donor of the postcard, as well as postcard markings.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[The Booth Home, Booth, Texas.]

Description: Postcard image of the Booth Home, Booth, Texas. Picket fence in foreground. Booth home in upper, left corner of photo. Person walking on dirt road.
Date: 1915
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Picture of Elmhurst Park]

Description: Illustration of the Elmhurst Park in Mineral Wells, Texas.
Date: 1915
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Magnolia Cemetery]

Description: Postcard of Magnolia Cemetery in Beaumont with gate that says "Magnolia Cemetery." Printed at the top is "Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "9744."
Date: October 6, 1915
Creator: D. J. Hicks Book Store
Partner: Tyrrell Historical 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

Officer's Line, Fort Davis, Texas

Description: In this photograph, there are about 10 buildings that appear to be identical, all in a line. A handwritten note on the front says "Officers Line" which suggests that the buildings are the houses of the officers and their families. Each house has a dark roof and five white pillars that form the rim of the porch. There are trees interspersed among the houses. In front of the buildings, there is a large area that is fenced in and contains several animals. Behind the houses, there is a rocky ridge covered in desert scrub and plants. This postcard was sent to "Mr. Frank Russell" in Marfa, Texas and the postmark is from Casa Piedra, Texas sent August 27, 1915. The text, handwritten in ink, reads: "Dear Frank:- This card re-calls memories of much a _happy_ day and each moon-light night that we have been riding & have wished that you were with us. Don't work too hard but come out here if you can. Lovingly, Mabel."
Date: 1915~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Christine & Inger Olson

Description: Postcard of two young women in front of a backdrop. The woman on the left stands with her hand placed on a wicker chair. She is wearing a long dress cinched at the waist with a thin belt and a ribbon bow on her hair. The woman next to her on the right is sitting on the wicker chair and holds the left hand of the woman next to her. She wears a similar dress, hairstyle, and ribbon bow. Accompanying information indicates that they Christine and Ingeborg Olsen, but their names have not been matched to their position on the image.
Date: 1915/1930
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society