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[Postcard of Houston Cotton Barge]

Description: Postcard of a wooden barge christened as "Houston," bearing bales of cotton on the Buffalo Bayou. The bottom edge describes the scene as "Loading Cotton Barge on Buffalo Bayou. Houston, Texas." The letter on the same edge reads, "Hello Mamie, Will be home Thurs. With Love Sia." The back of the postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1316 Calder Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 11, 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of St. Agnes Academy in Houston]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick estate with marble columns supporting the upper balcony. The postcard is addressed to, "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: March 18, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Grand Central Station in Houston, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of Grand Central Station in Houston, Texas. Colored image shows railroad station and train to right. Fenced area with trees and shrubs to left. Tall white building in background.
Date: 1909
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard with a Photo of a Man by a Service Truck]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a man standing in front of a long service truck used by the Houston Fire Department. The truck is carrying ladders and has pennants that say "Houston," and an alarm bell on top.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Central Fire Station, Houston, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Houston's Central Fire Station, a two-story brick building with several garage exits along the first floor. Horse-drawn fire engines are seen exiting the garages, and each garage is labeled. Three visible labels are, "Chief", "Hose", and "Steamer."
Date: 1907
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of Firemen of the Houston Fire Department]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of one of the fire trucks used by the Houston Fire Department parked outside of the fire station. The truck is loaded with ladders and a long water hose packed in the back; there are also four firemen standing around.
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of a Houston Fire Department Automobile]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of an automobile belonging to the Houston Fire Department pulling out of a garage at the fire station. Two firemen are sitting in the driver's seat while two other firemen are standing behind the car and there is an inscription on the car that reads: "Houston Fire Dept."
Date: [1909..1912]
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a View of Main Street, Houston, Texas]

Description: Postcard showing a view overlooking Main Street in Houston, Texas; the photograph is illustrated in color and shows trolley cars moving down the street as well as people walking up and down the sidewalks. There is a note on the reverse side of the card that is addressed to Mamie Collins in Waco, Texas; there is a printed note in the upper right corner that describes the street and the buildings that appear on it.
Date: August 11, 1907
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard with an Illustrated Photograph of a Houston Church]

Description: Postcard with an illustrated photograph of the Annunciation Church in Houston, Texas; this church has a tall tower on the corner. The note on the back of the photograph reads: "Hello Miss Mamye I am having a fine time, take good care of [] Harry with love from Katharine Wheatly."
Date: March 8, 1909
Creator: Wheatly, Katharine
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Showing the Wading Pond and City Park, Houston, Texas]

Description: Postcard with a tinted photograph Wading Pond at City Park in Houston, Texas. The photograph shows kids standing in the water in front of a fountain, there are other people standing near a pedestrian bridge; the text on the back says: "I can handle Will Harry & Jack [] will send them a postal in the near future."
Date: June 24, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins, March 8, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins in Waco, Texas with a tinted photograph of Buffalo Bayou in Houston, Texas; the photograph shows four boats tied next to one another across the bayou. There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "Dear Mayme, arrived all [] and having a fine time just got home been seeing the drill it was just fine..."
Date: March 8, 1909
Creator: Bahl, Leda
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch