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[Postcard of Eagle Creek at Lover's Retreat]

Description: Postcard of a rocky bank on the left side of the creek, described as "Eagle Creek at Lover's Retreat, Mineral Wells, Texas." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: February 26, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Adolphus Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a large brick building with white accents connected to two smaller buildings through an annex on a busy roadway with cars and pedestrians. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."
Date: February 3, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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

[Toddler Walter M. Woodward Wearing a Coat]

Description: Postcard featuring two-year-old Walter M. Woodward. He wears a dark hat, a thick overcoat, and gloves. He stands in front of a painted backdrop and leans against a table.
Date: 1919~
Partner: Coleman Public Library

[World War I of Ligny in Barrois]

Description: Postcard from World War I of Ligny in Barrois written by H.N. Pierce to his mother, Mrs. J.B. Pierce from Sugar Land, Texas. Photo has line of wagons on street. Buildings on left of photo. Postcard has tear on bottom (piece missing) and is crinkled in several places.
Date: 1919
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Drawing of Golf and Country Club]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of a boat on a river in front of the Golf and Country Club building in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1919
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Postcard of Generals Pershing and Peltier]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a large group of men in uniform and one man in a dark suit with a bowler hat. Many of the men wear sabers at their side. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the group as Americans, and the two men in front as Generals Pershing and Peltier, in France. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard from Leslie to Mrs. L. A. Boone in Asheville, North Carolina.
Date: 1919
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Nantes Fountain]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a large, ornate fountain with various statues surrounded by a street with pedestrians and horse-drawn buggies. Five-story buildings line the street, which has tall metal lamps along it. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the fountain in Nantes, France. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard from Leslie to Mrs. L. A. Boone in Asheville, North Carolina.
Date: 1919
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

Residence of Dr. Bruce, President N. T. S. N., Denton, Texas.

Description: Postcard includes photograph of the residence of Dr. Bruce, President of North Texas state Normal College in Denton, Texas, from 1906-1923. According to "Down the Corridor of Years: A Centennial History of the University of North Texas in Photographs," the President's Home was constructed in 1909 and razed in 1958. (p50)
Date: 1919
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. Gus Lindner, February 4, 1919]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. Gus Lindner, discussing Mrs. Lindner and her family's wellness, as well as the sender's work as a substitute teacher. The front of the postcard features an illustration of a long path lined with small trees, part of a network of pathways through a green lawn. A man stands on the path, facing right, and holding his hand out for a dog who sits in front of him. There is a semi-circular flower bed behind the man, and a single agave plant in the lawn to the front and right of him. In the background, there is a white, one-story house with a short flight of steps leading up to a long front porch
Date: February 4, 1919
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

Men Placing Boilers

Description: Photograph on postcard of men setting up boilers to put out an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke from the fire can be seen over the workers.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Oil Well on Fire

Description: Photograph on postcard an oil fire at the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well near Ranger in Eastland County, Texas in 1919. Smoke and flames billow into the sky, while debris from the fire can be seen strewn over the ground.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Burning Oil Well

Description: Photograph on postcard of the C.L. Perkins No. 5 oil well on fire near Ranger, Texas in 1919. Fire and smoke reach high in the sky, towering over the nearby trees.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Golden Cycle Oil Fire

Description: Photograph on postcard of the Golden Cycle oil gusher on fire in 1919. Flames and smoke billow into the sky.
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Lucia Duran and Jesusita Garcia]

Description: Postcard of Lucia Duran and Jesusita Garcia at nine years old wearing white dresses and veils, having just taken their first communion. There is nothing written on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1919
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Postcard of Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street in Ranger, Texas that is crowded with horse-drawn carts. The text "Fields of Liquid Gold, Ranger, Texas, 1919" can be seen.
Date: 1919
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Rosenberg High School students in front of open doors]

Description: Photographic postcard of Rosenberg High School students, 1919. Norveil Phillippi may be second boy from left on top row. The students are standing/sitting in the open double doorway of the brick building.
Date: 1919
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Rosenberg Public School students in front of closed doors]

Description: Photographic postcard of Rosenberg Public School students, 1919. Norveil Phillippi may be third boy from left on top row. The group of students are standing/seated in front of the double (closed) doors of the brick building. An adult woman dressed in dark skirt and jacket with white shirt (has large rounded collar) is sitting fifth from left in second row.
Date: 1919
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard of Gerlts Residence]

Description: Postcard of a row of houses, with one house prominent in the foreground. A note on the front of the postcard says "View north side, Gerlts residence setion at McAllen, Texas." The postcard is addressed to Mrs. Amelia Rinkel in St. Louis, MO and a note on the back of the card says "Compliments of Florence and Lon Gerlts."
Date: April 6, 1919
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[U.S. Post Office - El Paso, Old Main Post Office]

Description: Postcard of a portion of downtown El Paso, taken from a high vantage point looking south, including the back of the Old Main Post Office in the center, with various other buildings visible behind and around it. Several smoke stacks are visible on the far right, a trolley is running down current-day Stanton Street in the center of the image, and railroad tracks are visible in the foreground.
Date: 1919~
Creator: W. H. Horne Co.
Location Info:
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Pile Up in Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a street in Ranger, Texas. The storefront lined street is overly crowded with early model automobiles and people. The caption on the image reads "Main St. Ranger Tex 1919."
Date: 1919
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[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

[Traveling Men in Ranger, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a muddy street scene in Ranger, Texas. The street is lined with storefronts that appear muddy and a man controls the reigns of two horses pulling a platform on which three men ride. The caption on the image reads "Traveling Men Ferry Boating in Ranger, Tx. 1919."
Date: 1919
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard of Three Cars]

Description: Postcard of three automobiles stuck in the mud with wooden derricks and buildings visible in the background. On the top of the postcard "ALL READY 1 2 3" written and on the bottom "DESDEMONA TEXAS STUDIO 10/22/19."
Date: October 22, 1919
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Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame