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[Postcard image of the Brigham-San Jacinto Monument]

Description: Postcard image (souvenir) of the "Brigham-San Jacinto Monument, As seen at the unveiling on the 26 August, 1881, at the Pavilion, Galveston, Texas". Card has picture of the freestanding monument located in the interior of a building. Monument is draped by the U.S. and Texas flag on its right and left. A statue can be seen in background and a window (glare) above it. Wooden chair on far right.
Date: August 26, 1881
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Galvez 2]

Description: Postcard of a six story building with orange roofing and short palm trees on the courtyard. The edge of the postcard reads, "Overlooking the great Galveston Seawall and Gulf of Mexico Hotel Galvez, $1,000,000 Beach Hotel, one of the many prominent features for which Galveston is noted."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Galveston Seawall]

Description: Postcard of the elevated wall upon which the city of Galveston is built, with ships sailing in the distance. The edge of the postcard reads, "Seawall, Galveston, Texas." The back of the postcard adds, "Galveston Seawall, Galveston, Texas The Seawall is a massive structure of concrete and stone, rising 17 feet above sea level. The entire city has been filled in to the level of the top of the wall. Extending 5 miles along the edge of the Gulf of Mexico the top of the seawall forms a beautiful promenade boulevard that attracts visitors from all parts of the world."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Promenade on Seal Wall in Galveston]

Description: Postcard of a group of finely dressed people walking along the coast between the sea wall and the ocean. The scene is described as "Greeting from Galveston, Texas Promenade on Sea Wall and Beach Galveston." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 65 Beach St. Charlotte, N. Y."
Date: August 6, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Oleanders in Bloom]

Description: Postcard of a tree with pink and white blooms. The letter on the back reads, "Sorry I won't get to see all of you before leaving for the winter - Expect to go to San Angelo next week - Put a substitute for us in the club and for goodness sake don't forget me for I hope to get back to that town some day - With best to you and your mother. Adelaide." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin + 3rd Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 18, 1916
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Flagstaff Hotel at Galveston Island]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the Gulf of Mexico with a pier upon which a parking lot, hotel, and swimming pool are built. The back of the postcard adds, "Flagship Hotel over Gulf of Mexico Galveston Island, Texas Every room overlooks surf. Private balconies, entertainment nightly, complimentary cocktail hour, mourning newspaper, night time snack. International buffet breakfast. Outstanding steak, seafood cuisine. One of the Southwest's outstanding resort hotels. 25th Beach, Galveston. (713) 762-8691 Houston (713) 488-2555."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Galvez Seaside Resort]

Description: Postcard of a red six story building with red roofing at the edge of the coast, where many people play in the surf at the beach. The back of the postcard adds, "Hotel Galvez Galveston, Texas "Texas' Finest Seaside Resort Hotel" "An Affiliated National Hotel" A dignified resort overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Near amusement center, yet quiet and restful. Fronting safe, clean beach. Large, spacious lobby and sun rooms. Coffee Shop and open air dining terrace. Excellent food."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Broadway Esplanade in Galveston]

Description: Postcard of a dirt path in a courtyard leading to a statue on top of a column. "Write soon?" is written below the title. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas, 1906 McFaddin Ave."
Date: August 3, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Galveston Court House]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a section of Galveston from a bird's eye view. On the right corner is a city park. To the left of the park is a road and along the road are houses. On the top right corner is printed: "Greeting from Galveston Texas." Underneath the image is printed: "General View Looking West from Court House." Credit is given to Chas Daferner for being the publisher. The handwritten text along the image says, "Dear Mamie, Hope you are not mad at me for not writing to you. We are going to come around a week. Tell all the kids hello, L.P." The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie in Beaumont, Texas.
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Three Cherub Angels Holding a Basket of Hearts]

Description: Postcard of three winged children with blonde curled hair and pastel robes. One angel holds a basket of red hearts and holds one aloft in their hand. Below the picture, "My offering to thee" is typed. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave. City."
Date: February 13, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Galvez]

Description: Postcard of a six story building with orange roofing and short palm trees on the courtyard. The edge of the postcard reads, "Overlooking the great Galveston Seawall and Gulf of Mexico Hotel Galvez, $1,000,000 Beach Hotel, one of the many prominent features for which Galveston is noted."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Rosenberg Library]

Description: Postcard of a library in Galveston, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says: "Rosenberg Library, Galveston, Texas, Designed by Eames & Young, St. Louis, Dedicated June 22, 1904."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Seawall in Galveston]

Description: Postcard of the concrete seawall raising the road several feet above the beach. A man stands behind the railing looking at a couple walking along the rail further down the road. The scene is described as "Sea wall and Boulevard, Galveston, Texas." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 1, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Men in a Cotton Field]

Description: Postcard of a cotton field near Galveston, Texas. There are four African-American men harvesting cotton. There is a horse and buggy with male driver in background, and trees in distance.
Date: April 1, 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale]

Description: Color postcard depicting the Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale beached near Beaumont, Texas. The description on the back of the postcard reads, "This Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale was caught in the Gulf of Mexico 35 miles from Beaumont Texas. His dimensions are: Length 63 feet 6 inches.; Width if tail 16 feet 7 inches; Circumference of snout at end 31 feet; Circumference at back of eyes 37 feet; Length of lower jaw 10 feet 10 inches." Correspondence on the card reads, "Hello! mama, Roll-over is it finest place you ever saw. We went bathing as soon as we got here. Tell Charlie hello for me/ Blanche" It is addressed to Mrs. W.E. Reynolds, 1345 Magnolia Ave., Beaumont, Texas and is postmarked Caplan, Texas on July 3, 1921.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard Showing the Galveston Fire Station]

Description: Postcard showing the back side of the Galveston fire department; the front side has the title "Fire Station" on it. The garage door is open with a chain going across the opening, and the fire truck is inside the building; also an American flag hangs over the open garage.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Picture of a Galveston Fire Station]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of one of the Galveston fire stations making up the whole Galveston Fire Department. The fire truck is sticking out of the garage and another car is parked on the side off to the side of the building.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of One of the Galveston Fire Stations]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the fire station a part of the Galveston, Texas Fire Department. The main garage door has a chain across it with a fire truck inside of the garage.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard Showing Harry Bahl with a Group of Friends at Galveston,

Description: Postcard to Mamie Collins in Waco, Texas with a photograph of Harry Bahl posing with a group of friends in bathing suits at Galveston Beach in Galveston, Texas, Bahl is the second person from the right; the note on the front of the card says: "Baby, Ever seen this likeness before? Having a time here but am very careful."
Date: 190u-08-05
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Harry Bahl to Mamie Collins, September 11, 1908]

Description: Postcard to Mamie Collins in Waco, Texas from Harry Bahl in Galveston, Texas with an illustration of "Fishing Boats on Wharf" at Galveston. The picture shows a large boat surrounded by other smaller boats in the bay. There is a note on the back of the card that says: "Wish you were here to enjoy the sight with us..."
Date: September 11, 1908
Creator: Bahl, John Philip Herlin (Harry)
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch