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[Postcard of The Belvedere]

Description: Postcard of an 11 story building of red brick with white stone, blue tile roof with gold trim, and cars parked near the sidewalk. Pedestrians are scattered across the sidewalk and in the road.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Church Home and Infirmary in Baltimore]

Description: Postcard of a large brick complex with a blue roof, described as "The Church Home and Infirmary of the City of Baltimore, MD." The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs Jeardel E. Jeard 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: July 6, 1941
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Stafford Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a black and white photo of an 11 story building, described on the front of the postcard as "Hotel Stafford, Mount Vernon Place, A Baltimore Tradition." The back of the postcard adds, "The Stafford - a Baltimore Tradition Flanked by the city's finest homes, looking out upon Mount Vernon Place, famed for its cuisine and old-time hospitality, The Stafford has long been headquarters and home for famous travelers from all parts of the world."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Barbara Fritchie's Life and Importance to American History]

Description: Postcard with a poem describing Barbara Fritchie, who was a pall bearer at George Washington's sham funeral and waved the American flag while Confederate soldiers overtook her hometown. An excerpt of the poem reads: "Up on the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September mourn, The clustered spires of Frederick stand, Green-walled by the hills of Maryland..."
Date: unknown
Creator: Marken & Bielfeld
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Belvedere 4]

Description: Postcard of a sketch of a 10 story building with an ornate roof. The message on the front of the postcard reads, "Mathew + I stayed here from Sept. 9th to Sept. 27th 1941. Have had many visits and this state in the past." The hotel is described as "One of the truly famous hotels of America. Recently completed a modernization program, but still retains and atmosphere in keeping with its tradition."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Divine Healer]

Description: Postcard of a marble statue of Jesus Christ with arms open. The back describes the postcard as the following, "This heroic statue of "The Divine Healer" was presented to the John Hopkins Hospital in 1896 by Mr. William Wallace Spence. It is a replica of the famous work of Bertel Thorvaldsen which was placed in Copenhagen. The white figure was carved from a block of Carrara marble with this lettering at the base of the statue -- "Come unto me all ye that are weary and heavy laden and I will give you rest."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Union Memorial Hospital, Johnston Hospital and Nurses Home]

Description: Postcard of a light pink seven story structure with purple and blue cars traveling on the road in front of it. The message on the back of the postcard is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: March 29, 1946
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Belvedere 3]

Description: Postcard of an 11 story building of red brick with white stone, blue tile roof with gold trim, and cars parked near the sidewalk. Pedestrians are scattered across the sidewalk and in the road.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of National Park Seminary in Forest Glen]

Description: Postcard of A small cabin fenced with wooden posts. The scene is described as "National Park Seminary, Forest Glen, Md." The letter on the back reads, "Dear Mamie, I received your card yesterday and was so glad to get it but I can not come in as it is on Friday and I cannot leave then. I wish you girls would come out and see us. Aileen Lovejoy is going to try and come to see you all Monday but I can't come with her. Lots of love, Zilee." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."
Date: January 21, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of The Belvedere 2]

Description: Postcard of an 11 story building of red brick with white stone, blue tile roof with gold trim, and cars parked near the sidewalk. Pedestrians are scattered across the sidewalk and in the road.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Ford's Restaurant in Aberdeen, Maryland]

Description: Postcard of Ford's Restaurant on U.S. Route 40 in Aberdeen, Maryland. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello All. The weather is a bit warmer here now. This is the first day & it is quite interesting. We came to Aberdeen tonite. My address here is- Bomb Disposal School, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Woodrow."
Date: May 17, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Aberdeen Proving Grounds]

Description: Postcard of a row of houses in front of a lake, seen from across a green field. Text above the photo says "4- Commissioned Officers' Quarters, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Aberdeen, Md."
Date: [1941..1943]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Sand Desert near Cape Henry, Virginia]

Description: Postcard of a sand desert near Cape Henry, Virginia. Handwritten note on the front and back of the postcard details the author's time in Baltimore. The postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn.
Date: October 4, 1913
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Panoramic View of a Military Regiment in Maryland]

Description: Postcard of a large group of United States army soldiers at a camp in Maryland, possibly Glen Bernie or Laurel. They are all in their military uniform, gathered in multiple rows. Behind them, a series of tall leafless trees can be seen, as well as a single-story structure in the very center at the top of a hill. There is printed text on the front that reads "47 Battalion 23rd Engineers, Glen Bernie, MD. Feb. 1918." There is a black arrow near the top of the image pointing at an individual, identified as Arnold G. Knock. This information is verified on the back of the postcard, on which Arnold himself, under the "correspondence" heading, wrote: "I am in this picture the arrow point is our my head Did you receive my letter Hoping to hear from you soon This is my address Arnold G. Knock, Laurel Maryland, Truck Co #10 23 Engrs. [sic]" He has addressed the postcard on the left and right to an Emilie Andersen at "El Campo, Texas. D. S. R. #55."
Date: 1918
Creator: Schutz, Frederick A.
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Postcard of Loch Raven Dam and Spillway]

Description: Postcard of the Loch Raven Dam and spillway in Baltimord, MD, surrounded with trees and a path. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Howdy- I arrived at camp at 12:00 which is the usual time. Joe, the feathered hat man, is being laid off his job this weekend for they are finished. It was rather warm sleeping last evening. Just had breakfast- cantaloupe, toast, dried beef and post toasties bran flakes. The apples smell good in my locker. Can't say when I will be home, maybe Friday evening. If so I will have a ride. Woodrow."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum