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[Tents and Barracks at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a dirt road at Camp MacArthur with a row of barracks on the right and a grouping of tents on the left and rows of telephone poles on both sides. A man is standing in front of a barrack on the right, another man is riding a tractor down the dirt road, and there is a small group of men on the left side and some trees in the background. Written on the front of the poscard is the text: "125-126. U. S. Inftry Camp Mac Arthur Waco, Texas. F. Mann. © 10-11-17."
Date: December 10, 1917
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Camp MacArthur Mess Hall]

Description: Postcard of a mess hall at Camp MacArthur with two long rows of benches and tables set with dishes and napkins; garlands and branches are hanging from the rafters in the ceiling and there are two American flags displayed on the wall on the left side and one hanging from the rafters (center). A handwritten note on the front of the postcard reads "19 XMAS. 17. G: M."
Date: December 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Company Street at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of a dirt road lined with tents on both sides and a group of five soldiers in uniform and hats on the right and two soldiers standing on the left; there are other soldiers, houses, and telephone poles in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "No. 1. A Company Street. Camp Mac Arthur, Waco Texas. © F. Mann. 10/20/17."
Date: October 20, 1917
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Hotel Watt in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a color image of the Hotel Watt in Waco with several people standing on the street in the foreground and clouds in the sky in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Hotel Watt, Waco, Texas."
Date: October 14, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Brazos River by Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of the Brazos River with various vegetation and rock formations along the river bed. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Brazos River. Near Camp MacArthur in Waco Texas. © F. Mann 10-11-17."
Date: October 11, 1917
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter to Alma Hiller, October 8,1917]

Description: Letter to Alma Hiller from her little cousin, "Hef", who writes about what it's like for him at Camp MacArthur, a military training base in Waco, Texas. The letter also discusses other family members, including a newborn baby in the family. The stationery letterhead has on its left and right side, respectively, an American flag image and a symbol that consists of a triangle within a circle, and it reads, "National War Work Council, Army and Navy Young Men's Christian Associations, 'with the colors'".
Date: October 8, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Smithville District Seniority List: Firemen, October 1917

Description: List of firemen employed in the Smithville District of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company South Texas Division as of October 1917. It includes the name of each person and employment date, with the most senior person listed first.
Date: October 5, 1917
Creator: Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company. South Texas Division.
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Waco Water Filtering Plant]

Description: Postcard of a color image of a water filtering plant, which consists of three red brick buildings, a water tower, and a smoke stack, with a horse-drawn carriage on the driveway in the foreground and trees and a blue sky in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Waco's New $300,000 Filtering Plant, Waco, Texas." There is a handwritten letter on the back of the postcard.
Date: October 5, 1917
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to A. M. Hilliard, September 15, 1917]

Description: Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to A. M. Hilliard discussing the informality of the request for permission dates for consolidation of the eleventh and twelfth districts. It is mentioned that the consolidation has been discussed the management of the company, but no formal permission has been given. The consolidation was not approved by the General Committee of the Firemen's Organization until the last meeting in Dallas during spring of 1917.
Date: September 15, 1917
Creator: Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to G. H. Ramey, July 16, 1917]

Description: Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to G. H. Ramey (c.c. to R. O. Calloway) acknowledging receipt of a letter from July 6, and reminding Ramey that the referendum vote taken by the twelfth seniority district was unanimous to not consolidate the eleventh and twelfth districts. The chairman states that the matter has been passed on to the General Grievance Committee.
Date: July 16, 1917
Creator: Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Three Palm Men by Water]

Description: Photograph of three unidentified men, members of the Palm family, standing and sitting on boulders on the side of a small body of water with large boulders in the background. One of the men is standing leaning against a boulder on the left and the other two are sitting on two smaller boulders on the right. The photograph was taken during a family trip to Blue Springs.
Date: July 8, 1917
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[Woman Between Rocks]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman (possibly Mathew Palm's wife) wearing a light-colored dress and hat posing balancing between two large boulders with trees and vegetation in the background and more boulders in the foreground.
Date: July 8, 1917
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to G. H. Ramey, July 2, 1917]

Description: Letter from Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen to G. H. Ramey discussing a lodge (Lodge No. 572) that no longer desires to consolidate the eleventh and twelfth seniority districts. It is stated that the lodge does not have the authority to reverse an action taken by a referendum vote, but also calls for a vote to be retaken within said lodge. The letter also suggests the preparation of a petition if the recipient wants the concerns of the lodge to be taken into consideration.
Date: July 2, 1917
Creator: Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Catherine and Baby Cumbie]

Description: Photograph of Catherine, a woman wearing a light-colored dress and a bow in her hair, holding Cumbie, a baby wearing a light-colored gown, on her lap; behind them a chair and a piano are visible in the background.
Date: July 1, 1917
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[Catherine and Cumbie]

Description: Photograph of Catherine wearing a light-colored dress and a bow in her hair sitting on the carpet holding Cumbie, a baby wearing a light-colored gown, in her lap; behind them a chair and a piano are visible in the background.
Date: July 1, 1917
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[Catherine and Cumbie Outside]

Description: Photograph of Catherine wearing a dark dress and coat standing outside in a field holding her baby Cumbie, who is wearing a light-colored coat and hat; behind them two horses are visible in the pasture in the background.
Date: July 1, 1917
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum