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[Postcard of a Fire Station, Providence, R.I.]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters at a station, driving a horse-drawn wagon. The station's garage is labeled, "Hose Co. 17." On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Have just one more fire dept. down here with one after sending these two today. So, please send me card next time - until I get home."
Date: August 12, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of a Horse-Drawn Hook and Ladder]

Description: Postcard of fire fighters in a horse-drawn wagon at a fire station. The garage at the station is labeled, "Hook & Ladder 4." On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "At home again. Here the two views of Cen. Fire Sta. that I have sent you. Duplicates or not, please. [...] I may get new views for you now."
Date: September 10, 1912
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of 119th Field Armory Soldiers Shooting Cannon]

Description: Postcard of soldiers shooting cannons in a field, with the caption, "Bat. D. 119th F.A. in action. Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. J. Claude Hill in Hartford, Michigan and says, "Dear Folks, Am getting along fine. Can limp around without my crutches. I am listed as a cannoneer and will be one of this bunch on the other side when I get well enough I expect! Will write you a letter soon. Loving son [?]."
Date: November 18, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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 a Fire Alarm Response, Lima, Ohio]

Description: Postcard of the Lima Fire Department rushing to a fire in their horse-drawn wagons, moving diagonally to the right towards the foreground. Bystanders on the street have cleared a straight path for the fire fighters. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "Your fire card received with pleasure. That is one of the finest pieces of auto fire apparatus I have ever seen. Are you making a special collection of fire views or do you care for city views [?]. I have some very fine views of the city I would be glad to send you as my fire views are very few. The steamer shown in this view is now drawn by 3 horses instead of 2. This is an old picture taken several years ago."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Central Fire Station, Fort Worth, Texas]

Description: Postcard of Fort Worth's Central Fire Station, a two-story stone building with a tower that extends an additional two stories. Horse-drawn carriages are passing by through the street. The back of the postcard has a handwritten message from the sender, A. Miller.
Date: May 25, 1911
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Soldiers at "The Canteen"]

Description: Postcard of Soldiers standing outside of a building, "The Canteen," eating and drinking. A handwritten note on the border of the picture says "I guess the Mexicans make it but believe me I give them hell when I see them." Another note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. Philip Simonean in North Oxford, Massachusetts and says, " I see a lot of stuff that is worse then Old Crow. Dear Pa, I hope the old Twisters are doing good. I think I am as hard as a rock now and I could work like a mule when I get back. I feel fine this life is just the thing to make me grow. Your loving son Henry."
Date: January 18, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldiers Hiking]

Description: Postcard of soldiers hiking on a trail next to trees. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "This is on the hike, we have some fun while out like this. They give us coffee on the way in the city.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Infantry Replacement Band]

Description: Postcard of the Infantry Replacement Band, a large group of soldiers holding instruments, at Camp McArthur in Waco, Texas. A handwritten note in Italian on the back of the postcard is addressed to "Al caro amico E. Marino" in Kansas City, Missouri and says, "Questa è la band dove appartengo. Sí puo trovarmi? C'ha un punto. Su una spalla." In this note the author identifies himself as the band member with a mark on his shoulder. Fifth sitting man from the left.
Date: October 24, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldier]

Description: Postcard of a soldier wearing a military uniform and hat. Handwritten text on the front of the photo says "121 - U.S. H.A." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "To my sweetheart Charlotte- Lots of love and kisses from yours. Hans."
Date: September 28, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldier and Horses]

Description: Postcard of a soldier standing between two horses in a dirt road outside of two small buildings. Text below the photo says "An orderly, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldiers After Hike]

Description: Postcard of soldiers sitting on pallets near a forest, some removing their shoes and others holding white towels, with the caption "After the Hike." A handwritten note on the back of the photo is addressed to "My sister Rose from your loving brother Henry," and says, "Well Rose this is the way my friends do after they walk a long way. I hope you are the same good little girl."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Tent Rows]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing in a dirt road separating two long rows of large tents at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas.
Date: October 20, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Panoramic of Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard with a panoramic photo of Camp MacArthur, showing many rows of tents and buildings fading into the horizon.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Regimental Street at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a long row of identical buildings lining a dirt road. A typed note below the picture says "A regimental street, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Company M, 128th Infantry at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a long line of soldiers standing at attention between rows of tents, with rifles propped up in a line in front of them. A caption on the photo says "Co. 'M' 128th Inf'try, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Soldiers and Tents]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing and walking in a dirt road between long rows of large tents. A caption on the photo says "Company Street of Inf'try. Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Cot Inspection]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing at attention behind neat cots outside of a long line of tents, with the caption "Inspection." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard, which is addressed to Mr. A.F. Frederick, says "Dear Father: This is what we get here and plenty of it. They are very strict with us. Take good care of my wife dad and I'll do my best here. Goodbye and good luck. Your son."
Date: May 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur Mess Line]

Description: Postcard of soldiers standing in line outside of the mess hall at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says, "Dear Sister, An idea of how we look when ready for the big eats. No wonder a fellow gets an appetite trying to get in the front of that line. About all you see is half, the rest are inside. Love to all, Jim."
Date: [1917-10-20, 1918-02-15]
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of rows of tents at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas. A note on the front of the postcard says "Co. C, 127th Infantry." A handwritten note on the back, which is addressed to Mrs. J. A. Miller in Shulane, Illinois, says "Dear Mother, We are still sailing on. It is about 9:30 and time to go to bed. Am well and alright and hope you the same. Some where in Kansas, Son Clare."
Date: January 25, 1918
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis