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[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

[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