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[Postcard of Mackinac Island in Michigan]

Description: Postcard of a quaint town built on the coast, a dock stretching into the water towards a white ship. The letter on the back is illegible, but the postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave Huntington West Va."
Date: June 28, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Arch Rock on Mackinac Island in Michigain]

Description: Postcard of an arching length of rock connecting two islands, parting to reveal a circular view of the sea, where a white sailboat floats. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Isn't this a beautiful place? Sister Sky." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington West Va."
Date: August 31, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Gymnasium Building at State Normal College]

Description: Postcard of a brick building with two stories, described as "Gymnasium Building, Mich., State Normal College, Ypsilanti, Mich." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas McFaddin Ave."
Date: May 4, 1909
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Wayne Pavilion in Detroit, Michigan]

Description: Postcard of a two level pier with green roofing and a steam ship docked near the pier. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 16, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Palm Garden in Sanitarium, Battle Creek, Michigan]

Description: Postcard of a group of men in suits sitting in rocking chairs in a sun room decorated with palm trees and potted ferns. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 Third Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: June 14, 1917
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Fire Station, Lansing, Michigan]

Description: Postcard of a fire department at their station, lined up with four horse-drawn wagons outside of their respective garage doors. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Pardon delay. Yours Sincerely, J. M. Hutchinson."
Date: March 27, 1908
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Tents and Mess Halls at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of rows of wooden buildings and canvas tents. A printed note under the photo describes it: "Tents and rear of mess halls, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Gertrude Odien in Detroit, Michigan and reads: "Dear Gertrude, Thank you so much for the cute [illegible]. I see you remembered my failing [illegible]. George came up to be married Xmas day. We all had a very nice time for 2 days. Nice and warm here now. Am very busy knitting yet."
Date: 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard From Fred to His Sister, October 20, 1917]

Description: Postcard from Fred to Ms. Eva Safowin telling her about life in Waco. The postcard shows three soldiers beside a tent, an American flag, and three rifles.
Date: October 20, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard to Ms. Charlotte Dunbar, December 1, 1917]

Description: Postcard of Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas with a handwritten message on the back explaining more about the photograph.
Date: December 1, 1917
Creator: Dunbar, Charlotte
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Oakwood Cemetery in Waco, Texas, showing the arched entryway. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mrs. Mr. Otis J. Paul in Montgomery, Michigan and says, "Dear Father, Mother. We are all well and happy and getting along fine. How are you? It is fine out here, will write a letter to. By. Bye. With love from your loving sons Guy, Carl."
Date: September 18, 1917
Creator: Paul, Guy & Paul, Carl
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Log Cabin]

Description: Postcard of an African American man chopping wood outside of a log cabin, with another man and a woman sitting outside the door in the background. Text below the photo says "My old log cabin." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Olive L. Butterfield in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, and says, "Dear Olive, I am not uptown and am doing a little shopping. It's so awful warm. I'm going to bring my Canadian money all home cause it's only worth 15 cents on a quarter. Hope to hear from you soon. I forgot your house number. With love from Jesse."
Date: October 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, June, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter with a photograph of a fire station in Otsego, Michigan. This fire station is made out of brick and has a tower attached to the from right corner of the building. The note written by Johnston on the postcard describes all the he had done by hand.
Date: June 1912
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of No. 1 Engine House at Battle Creek, Mich.]

Description: Postcard of the Battle Creek Fire Department at their No. 1 Engine House. The fire department is lined up outside the building with their horse-drawn fire engines. The brick building has three floors, three garage doors at its base, and a belfry at its back.
Date: June 6, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of the Detroit Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of Detroit's fire fighters in a motorized fire engine at their station. A child is standing to the right of the vehicle. On the back of the postcard, there is a handwritten message discussing the exchange of collectible postcards.
Date: March 25, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of the Detroit Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of Detroit's fire fighters in a motorized fire engine at their station. A child is standing to the right of the vehicle. On the back of the postcard, a printed note says, "THE DETROIT FIRE DEPARTMENT is considered one of the best equipped in the country, and their promptness in responding to alarms is remarkable. The magnitude of the department is scarcely realized by the majority of the people. It requires the services of 630 men to handle the 32 engines, 13 trucks, 3 hose companies, 340 horses, 1 water tower and two fire boats."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Lansing Central Fire Station, Michigan]

Description: Postcard of the Central Fire Station at Lansing, Michigan, with the fire department and their horse-drawn engines lined up in front of it. On the back of the postcard, the sender left a handwritten message that says, "a couple of more for you. From Lansing, Mich."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Battle Creek Fire Station No. 2]

Description: Postcard of the Battle Creek Fire Department at a two-story fire station. The fire fighters are standing with their two horse-drawn vehicles outside of their respective garages. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "I am always glad to exchange any courtesies with my comrades, and a I mail you cards [...] fire stations. [...]"
Date: June 6, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of the Kalamazoo Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of the Kalamazoo Fire Department. The fire fighters are lined up in five ascending rows up the front stairs of a building. Two men are sitting in chairs centered in front of the five rows. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a hand written message.
Date: May 6, 1910
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of the Number 4 Fire Station in Battle Creek, Michigan]

Description: Postcard addressed to George Pendexter with a photograph of the number 4 fire station in Battle Creek, Michigan. This station has a prominent cylindrical castle-like feature in the front, and a large opening where the garage is.
Date: June 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, July 3, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter with a note saying: "the auto just returning from a run, we are having it very quite [sic] here at present, one fire in ten days." The picture on the reverse side shows two fire trucks parked outside of the garages at the local fire station; there are firemen riding on the trucks as they are returning from a job.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter, February 21, 1912]

Description: Postcard from F. A. Bruce to George Pendexter concerning the fire truck in the picture, which is the car Bruce drives. Bruce notes the blizzard conditions in Michigan that include four to five feet snow drifts. The photograph on the reverse side shows a group of firemen sitting in a fire truck that is covered in snow and wearing snow chains; the note on the picture says: "10 below zero inspecting fire alarm."
Date: February 21, 1912
Creator: Bruce, F. A.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter, March 6, 1912]

Description: Postcard from W. B. Johnston to George Pendexter concerning the recent lack of action in reference to a lack of fires. The picture on the reverse side of the card shows a hose and chemical machine at work in Battle Creek, Michigan; a few kids are standing next to the truck. The truck has a fire hose extended on the ground to the right, and some firefighter helmets hanging off of the back end.
Date: [1909..1912]
Creator: Johnston, W. B.
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas