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[Postcard of Hotel McAlpin in New York]

Description: Postcard of a large brown and white brick hotel with a busy street full of pedestrians, cars, and trolleys. The letter on the back reads, "Dear Cousin Mamie, I believe you just waited until you knew we would be gone before coming home. But really, I hope you are better now. I was feeling pretty low all the time I was gone, but fine now. Give my best to all the family, and thank them for their kindness. Sincerely, Rilboern." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Tex."
Date: December 21, 1914
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Entrance to Central Park]

Description: Postcard of a sidewalk leading into a park with a white building in the distance, described as "Entrance 72 Street Central Park New York." The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mademoiselle McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 1, 1912
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Ice Mountain at Niagara Falls]

Description: Postcard of Niagara Falls frozen over, with a group of people dressed in black clothes standing at the snowy base. "Regards to the Adause Party Barton," is written in the correspondence section. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFadden Calderwell Beaumont, Tx. U. S. A."
Date: July 19, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Fire at the Equitable Building, New York]

Description: Postcard of the New York Fire Department extinguishing a fire at the Equitable Building. The fire department is using multiple hoses to spray a wide area on the building. Shelves of ice have formed on the side of the building. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "5 alarms followed by the 2-7. Call. (6 alarms more, 11 alarms in all.)"
Date: January 9, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Fire FIghters Extinguishing a Fire]

Description: Postcard of a fire department using hoses to extinguish a burning building. Smoke obscures most of the background. The water from the hoses has frozen onto the ground and the fire engine on the left.
Date: January 9, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock]

Description: Postcard from Milton Andrew Matlock with a photograph of the Williamsburg Bridge in New York, and showing ships passing underneath the bridge. There is a note on the back of the card written by Matlock that says in part: "500 gallons of beer was furnished by the U. S. Gov."
Date: 1911?
Creator: Matlock, Milton Andrew
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Horse-Drawn Steamer Vehicle]

Description: Postcard from Andrew J. Fallon to George Pendexter with a note from John Butler written on it; the note talks about sending for more cards with all of the "new auto horse wagons in Springfield, Mass." Butler had sent this card to Fallon and he then sent it on to Pendexter after crossing out the note on the card. The photograph on the reverse side shows a horse-drawn fire wagon with two firemen posing with it, one man is sitting in the driver's seat and the other is standing towards the rear. The vehicle itself has a large metal contraption in the back and an alarm bell mounted on the top of the bulb figure.
Date: August 5, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of the "New Yorker" in Action]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of the "New Yorker" in action in he water along the coast; the boat is firing all of its water cannons on the right and left. The text on the back of the card says "We have 9 more like this one. (This is the first fire boat built for the dept in Engine Co. #57."
Date: May 29, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Photograph of the First Detachment of American Troops to Europe]

Description: Postcard with a group photograph of the first American troops sent to Europe in World War I. There are six total rows of soldiers in the picture, but only two are seated on the bottom row. The description on the back of the photo reads: "The first American detachment to be trained in England to help down the Huns." The picture also says that this was taken at Queen's College in October 1917. The name of three of the men are written on the back.
Date: October 1917
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

[Postcard with a Photo of Truck Co. 18 of the N. Y. F. D.]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of truck company 18, one of the truck companies of the greater New York Fire Department. The note on the back of the photo reads: "Truck Co. 18 Fire Dept. N. Y. Busiest truck company in the world. Answered 1140 alarms during year 1911." The photo on the reverse side shows the company sitting on their horse-drawn wagon carrying a load of ladders. All but one of the men are sitting on the wagon.
Date: 1911
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photograph of a Fire Engine by a Bank]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of an older steamer engine parked outside of "Bamberger Bros. Bankers and Brokers." The note on the back of the photo says this "Engine Co. 7" in New York. There are four firemen standing behind the steamer while the building behind them is covered in ice.
Date: January 9, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard with a Photo of a Fire Engine and at a Fire]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of a search light a part of "Engine #3 at 5 alarm fire" in New York. There are two men sitting on bundles with a fire engine parked behind them; the search lights appear to be on top of the awning over the fire engine.
Date: February 4, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard from G. L. Schench to Mrs. L. H. Schench, May 18, 1910]

Description: Postcard from G. L. Schench to Mrs. L. H. Schench, discussing a six mile drive the sender took, and the natural beauty he or she saw. The front of the postcard features a photograph (colored in with ink) of Fern Bank waterfall in Boerne Texas. The waterfall is a small stream of water spilling over a rocky ledge covered in greenery. The water fall cascades down a short distance, and then over a rock and into a pool of water. There are more rocks and greenery on either side of the waterfall.
Date: May 18, 1910
Creator: Schench, G. L.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Madison Square Buildings]

Description: Postcard of the Metropolitan Life and Flat Iron buildings in Madison Square, New York City. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard offers congratulations to Edward Bartley. The card is addressed to Mrs. S. Bartley from J. N. M. Rayburn.
Date: October 10, 1913
Creator: Rayburn, J. N. M.
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Times Square]

Description: Postcard of Times Square in New York City, New York. Handwritten message on the back of the card to Mrs. N. M. Rayburn gives details about the author's activities in New York City.
Date: October 10, 1913
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Postcard of Churchill's in New York City]

Description: Postcard of a busy dining room and balcony in a restaurant. Text on the front of the postcard names the place as "Churchill's" on Broadway and Forty-Ninth streets in New York. A short handwritten message on the back of the postcard sends greetings from M. J. Mayo to Lou Rayburn.
Date: October 8, 1913
Creator: Mayo, M. J.
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum