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[Postcard of a Biltmore Drive]

Description: Postcard of a road winding into the green forest, described as "One of Biltmore's Beautiful Drives, Biltmore, N.C." The letter reads, "Dear Mamie, Why don't you ever write once in a while? Have you been sick? Wild Mamie I suppose, you know that there I am enamored to your Uncle George's family. Well Mamie hope to hear from you soon, with love, Smith." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L McFaddin 1906 Fla. Ave. Washington D. C. to Gunston Hall."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Swannanoa River]

Description: Postcard of a well dressed man casting a fishing pole into the quiet river, surrounded by brush on both sides. The scene is described as "Swannanoa River, Asheville, N.C." The letter below the picture is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 17, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bingham School Students in Asheville]

Description: Postcard of rows of men dressed in military themed uniforms outside a two story complex. The scene is described as "Bingham School Asheville, N.C." The letter on the back reads, "Remember me to all the girls. Dear Mamie I am now at school and hard at work. I suppose you are the same. I am sending you a pict. of a battle formation. Can't see all of the boys as the camera didn't take them all. Your pillow case has not arrived, but will send it as soon as it does. Well be a good girl with lots of love, Smith." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin to Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."
Date: February 3, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Greetings From Bingham School]

Description: Postcard of stationary with gold emblems indicating the school and school's location. The letter on the front of the stationary reads, "Dear Mamie. I arrived here today at two o'clock, been having a fine time. I have not gone out to the school but will sometime tonight. Send your roommate my very best love. I will order you piller today or something neat soon. (Write soon.) With love, Smith." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie Louise McFaddin to Gunston Hall Washington D. C. 1906 Fla. Drive."
Date: January 10, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Asheville at Night]

Description: Postcard of a city square with a stone column, the street and monument lit with strings of lights. The letter on the back reads, "My dear Mamie, How would you like to exchange pinnauts, is that there, how do you like school by this time? Lurll close with love, as your "Big Uncle N. S. C." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin WAshington D. C. Gunston Hall."
Date: October 13, 1909
Creator: H. Peiron
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Battery Park Hotel in Asheville]

Description: Postcard of a deserted road lined with trees. The scene is described as "Battery Park Hotel from Cumberland Ave., Asheville, N.C." The letter on the back reads, "Dear Mamie, I will be by on the twenty-fourth. So get ready. Tell Tat that I saw Miller and he told me all about her, and how he left at Salesburry. Be good, N. G. Caldwell." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin to Gunston Hall Washington D. C."
Date: January 17, 1910
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Grove Park Inn]

Description: Postcard of a three story stone building with an orange roof and trees in bloom on the hill the building is built on. The scene is described as " "Springtime," Grove Park Inn, Asheville, N. C." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: August 23, 1929
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

School attended by O. Henry

Description: Postcard with an illustration of a small, one-story building surrounded by a fence with a forest in the background; text beneath the image says, "Little School House Where O. Henry Went to School." Printed text on the back of the postcard reads: "This is the only school that O. Henry (Wm. Sydney Porter) ever attended. He was taught by his Aunt, Miss Lina Porter, and left this school when he was only fifteen."
Date: 1937
Creator: Bridges, Earley W.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Postcard of Mars Hill College]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of a small campus of buildings no larger than three-stories. The buildings are surrounded on all sides by a thickly wooded area, and mountains can be seen in the background. Printed text identifies the campus as Mars Hill College in North Carolina. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Elk's Club in Asheville, North Carolina]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of a four-story, red brick building with a wrap-around balcony on the left side of the second floor and large, floor-to-ceiling windows on the left side of the first floor. The building has been built on the corner of an intersection of two streets, one of which (on the right) travels down a gradual slope. An elk-head has been mounted to the top of the left side of the building and an American flag flies above it. Printed text in the top right corner of the postcard identifies the building as home to the Elk's Club of Asheville, North Carolina. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of The Falls at Chimney Rock]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a long, thin waterfall streaming down the tall face of a cliff, out of the trees along the top of the cliff and at the bottom. Handwritten notes at the bottom of the postcard identifies the waterfall as The Falls at Chimney Rock in North Carolina. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Riverside Park in Asheville, North Carolina]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of an overview of a river with a metal suspension bridge across it and a smaller stream sunning alongside the river, further up a gradual hill. The banks of the river and stream, as well as the hills in the background, are covered in trees. Printed text at the top of the postcard identifies the area as Riverside Park, shown from a vantage point on Bingham Heights in Asheville, North Carolina. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 1912~
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of North Carolinian Weavers]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a young woman wearing a long-sleeve dress, and sitting on the bench of a weaving loom faced towards the exterior wood wall of a small building. To the right, an older woman in a dark dress and long apron looks on from next to a large spinning wheel. Printed text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the women as weavers. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Rogers, H. Taylor
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Elderly Woman Knitting]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of an elderly woman with grey hair, wearing a dark grey blouse and grey gingham skirt, sitting on a wood chair on the grass in front of a large stone wall. The woman, who has a long pipe in her mouth and is wearing a large dark bonnet, is knitting with grey yarn and three knitting needles. Printed text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the woman as an occupant of the North Carolina Mountains. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Craggy Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of a man in a Stetson hat, holding a large camera and standing on a craggy rock at the top of a mountain. A brown horse with brown bags on its back is standing just behind the man, on the left. Other tree-covered mountains are visible in the background. Printed text at the top of the illustration identify the area as Asheville, North Carolina. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Mt. Mitchell Railroad]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of a railroad track through a green and brown wooded area on a mountainside, the peak of another visible in the background. Printed text identifies the view as one of pinnacle of the Blue Ridge on Mount Mitchell in North Carolina. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Road Through Kenilworth Park, Asheville, NC]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of a small road through a grassy park area and crosses a small creek via a short bridge. Trees dot the grassy area around the road. Printed text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the area as Kenilworth Park in a suburb of Asheville, North Carolina. The other side of the postcard has a small paragraph of text with information about the park, as well as postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Chimney Rock]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of a tall, chimney-like rock formation, as seen from below, through the branches of deciduous trees. Printed text at the top of the illustration identifies the rock as Chimney Rock. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of American National Bank in Asheville, NC]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of the corner of a six-story, brown brick building with dozens of windows along each floor. The building sit on the corner of an intersection between two streets, the left of which has a topless automobile parked along it. A man stands on the street corner across the street on the right of the building, and a sign on the corner of the brown building advertises an insurance agency. Printed text at the top of the postcard identifies the building as the First American Bank in Asheville, North Carolina. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of First Presbyterian Church in Asheville, North Carolina]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of a red church building with a tall spire at the front and a double-door front entrance. The church has a small lawn on the left and a semicircular drive around a half-circle lawn. Printed text at the top of the postcard identifies the church as a First Presbyterian Church in Asheville, North Carolina. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Train Station on Orsay Docks]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a large stone building with large circular windows, on the bank of a canal with docks along the side. Two small passenger boats sail along the canal. French text at the top of the postcard identifies the building as a train station by the docks of Orsay river in Paris, France. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard from Leslie to Mrs. L. A. Boone in Asheville, North Carolina.
Date: 1918~
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Children in Breton Costumes]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of four children, two older girls and two smaller children sitting and standing between the girls. The children are wearing dark dresses, light-colored aprons, and light-colored caps. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies their clothes as Breton costumes. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard from Leslie to Mrs. L. A. Boone in Asheville, North Carolina.
Date: 1918
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Generals Pershing and Peltier]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a large group of men in uniform and one man in a dark suit with a bowler hat. Many of the men wear sabers at their side. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the group as Americans, and the two men in front as Generals Pershing and Peltier, in France. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard from Leslie to Mrs. L. A. Boone in Asheville, North Carolina.
Date: 1919
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Hospital Tunnel]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a large, arched tunnel through a large stone building. A young man in a dark uniform stands next to the arch of the tunnel. French text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the building as a hospital. There is handwritten text on the back of the postcard from Leslie to Mrs. L. A. Boone in Asheville, North Carolina.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library