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[Central Fire Station]

Description: Postcard of Beaumont Fire Department's Central Fire Station at Mulberry and Walnut streets with horse drawn fire engines, carriages, and fire fighters. On the left side of the building is a sign for "Entrance, City Hall" and two children sitting near the entrance. At that time the fire department shared the building with city hall. On the right side of the building, on the second story, appear to be legs dangling out of the window. Other buildings can be seen in the background. Printed at the top of the postcard is "Central Fire Station, Beaumont, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Published by S.H. Kress & Co. Made in U.S.A." and "A-466." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Beaumont Texas July 26, 14 Mrs. M.E. Smith Dear Aunt How are you all Why don't some of you all rite I have written to you all several times and never received any reply All well Hope this will find you all the same We like here fine This is a fine place What is William doing What has gone with them and the boys very well E.F. Scott 470 Buford St Bmt, Tex." The card is addressed to Mrs. M.E. Smith c/o W.M. Beckworth Anderson Texas
Date: July 27, 1914
Creator: S. H. Kress & Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[George O'Brien Millard School]

Description: Postcard of George O'Brien Millard School with students in front of it. On the right side of the postcard can be seen a statue of George O'Brien Millard and a playground. The George O'Brien Millard School was a public elementary school in Beaumont started about 1910 and sometimes known as just Millard School. George O'Brien Millard was a prominent Beaumont citizen who helped develop the public school system in Beaumont. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "Geo. B. Millard School, Beaumont, Texas." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "All O.K. Weather perfectly grand and things are lovely. I return to E.T June 12. Wouldn't you like to see me? Love to Aunt Lizzie & all. Hazel." The card is addressed to Mr. James Mortin, Cochituate, Mass.
Date: May 29, 1914
Creator: S. H. Kress & Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[The Cumberland Telephone Company]

Description: Photograph of several women sitting at a switch board at the Cumberland Telephone Company in Port Arthur, Texas. The women at the switch board are identified, from left to right, as Daisy Neal, an unidentified woman, Lillian Frost, and Flora Tucker. The woman at the desk to the left is Mrs. Stanley, and the man standing in the background is Mr. Toples.
Date: 1914
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Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Interior of the Hart Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Hart Drug Store in the Peter Stock Building in Port Arthur, Texas. Six men stand in the store: two behind the counter, one leaning against it, and three standing by the tables on the left side of the photo. E. B. Sutherlin stands second from the left.
Date: [1914..1915]
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Men on Wells Fargo Wagon]

Description: Photograph of two men standing with a Wells Fargo wagon pulled by two horses on a road in Port Arthur, Texas. One man sits in the driver's seat, and the other, identified as Earl Gautreaux, stands on the tailgate. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: 1914
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast