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[Postcard of Waco Flood]

Description: Postcard of Waco during a flood of the Brazos River. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Kate Dean in Claremont, New Hampshire and says "This picture does not half tell the tale of East Waco's terrible flood. The Brazos is a terrible river. With love, C.F.D."
Date: May 28, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Austin Street in Waco]

Description: Postcard of cars and people on Austin Street in Waco, Texas, with buildings lining the sides of the street. A handwritten note on the front of the card says "You must come visit us sometime, then you could see our nice little city." Another handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Myrtle Birk in Voca, Texas and says "Read your letter, and was again glad to hear from you. It was Cha's finger that was mashed under a big granite rock. Dr. took off one joint of it so he is minus part of a finger, but we have not told Mother and Father Houston about having it amputated. Mildred has been sick for a week, cold and rising in her head. Love, Addie."
Date: January 12, 1920
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard to Johnie Louise Bruyere, December 20, 1923]

Description: A postcard addressed to Johnie Louise Bruyere. The front bears a drawing of a boy and girl lighting candles, from which green streamers hang. It reads: "Happy, Happy all day through, Merry Christmas." The note on the other side reads "Dear Johny, I wish you a Merry X Mas and Happy New Year. Pearl Anna."
Date: December 20, 1923
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from Louise and Dorothy Lee to Johnie Louise Bruyere, December 22, 1920]

Description: A postcard addressed to Johnie Louise Bruyere. The front has a drawing of six babies dressed as Santa climbing over a wooden trunk and packing up presents into a sack. One of the babies is asleep next to the sack, and another has fallen head first into the trunk. It reads: "All through the year kind wishes I've safely stored away, For Santa Claus to bring to you on Christmas Day." The note on the back reads "We hope that Old Santa is good to you."
Date: December 22, 1922
Creator: Lee, Louise & Lee, Dorothy
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard to Johnie Louise Bruyere, December 23, 1928]

Description: A postcard addressed to Johnie Louise Bruyere. The front has a drawing of two girls, one sitting on a sled and the other pulling her. They wear heavy winter clothing, and the ground is covered in snow. There are houses, fences, and bare trees in the background. It reads: "Christmas Greetings. I hope Santa Claus/Before he goes back/Will stop at your house/And empty his pack."
Date: December 23, 1928
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard from Evol Gilmore to Johnie Louise Bruyere, December 28, 1926]

Description: Postcard from Evol Gilmore to Johnie Louise Bruyere, December 28, 1926. The front bears a drawing of a river and surrounding grass covered in snow. It reads: "I cannot say one thing that's new/So send the same old wish to you. Merry Christmas." The note on the back reads "Wishing you a happy Xmas and a bright New Year. Your friend, Evol Gilmore."
Date: December 28, 1926
Creator: Gilmore, Evol
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

[Section F at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of an intersection of two dirt roads with a row of barracks and telephone poles on the right side of one road and a row of tents on the other side. On the right side a soldier is standing with a firearm on his shoulder and there are more telephone poles and tents in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Section F Camp Mac Arthur Waco, Texas. Mann." There are also handwritten letters (left to right) "(c), a, B" with arrows pointing downward to the respective sections and a handwritten note at the top that reads "No 2."
Date: unknown
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Waco Huaco Club]

Description: Postcard of a color image of the Huaco Club, a large three-story building with rows of windows on the second and third stories, a staircase leading up to the second floor and a covered driveway on the right, with a a lawn in the foreground and blue sky with clouds in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Huaco Club, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Musicians at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of members of a military band holding their instruments (tubas, trombones, euphoniums, horns, bugles, etc.) posing in between two rows of tents at Camp MacArthur. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Ready to March 1284 Regimental Band. Camp Mac Arthur, Waco Texas. Mann."
Date: unknown
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Barracks and Tents at Camp MacArthur]

Description: Postcard of two rows of barracks and several groupings of tents at Camp MacArthur; there are trees, hills, and more barracks and tents in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Camp Mac Arthur Waco Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Mann, F.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Compton's Funeral Home]

Description: Postcard of a color image of Compton's Funeral Home in Waco, a large house covered in ivy, with two large trees in the foreground, an automobile on the right, and trees in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Compton's Funeral Home, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Jack Bill Lou Home]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of the John Baker home on Baker Lane in Waco with a sign above the entry gate that reads "Jack Bill Lou" and many trees on the left, right, and in the background. Printed on the front of the photograph: "Country Home. Waco, Texas." There is a long handwritten letter on the back and front of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[The Auditorium in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of the Auditorium in Waco, a large yellow brick building with a red roof on a street corner. Printed on the front of the postcard: "The Auditorium, Waco, Texas. The largest theatre and convention hall in Texas." There is a handwritten note on the back of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Waco YMCA]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of the Waco YMCA, a large yellow brick building, with a blue sky in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Y.M.C.A. Building, Waco, Texas." There is a brief handwritten note on the back of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Waco Federal Courthouse and Post Office]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of the Waco Federal Court and Post Office with an automobile and two horse-drawn carriages in front of it. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Federal Court and Post Office, Waco, Tex."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[New Bridge Over Brazos Flood]

Description: Postcard of a color image of an iron bridge over the Brazos River in Waco during a flood; many people are standing on the bridge and there are trees and buildings in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "New Bridge, showing Brazos during great flood. Easter Sunday, 1908. Waco, Texas."
Date: [1908..]
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Waco City Hall]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of the Waco City Hall, a large red brick building, with trees and several horse-drawn carriages and clouds in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "City Hall, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[M.K. & T. Depot]

Description: Postcard of a color image of the M. K. & T. Depot in Waco, Texas with two automobiles and two horse-drawn carriages in front of it and several people standing on the platform. Printed on the front of the postcard: "M. K. & T. Depot, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Boats on Brazos]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of six small boats on the Brazos River in Waco with a suspension bridge and trees in the background. Two of the boats have U.S. flags in them and are carrying passengers and there is a man in a hat straddling two boats. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Head of Navigation, Brazos River, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Natatorium Pool]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of a large indoor swimming pool with four people swimming, two men standing on the left and right sides, two people using gym rings and one person sitting in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Natatorium Pool, one of the largest and best in the south, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Old Suspension Bridge in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a color image of the Old Suspension Bridge over the Brazos River in Waco; there is grass, some vegetation, and a man standing in the foreground and trees and clouds in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Old Suspension Bridge, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Waco City Hall Postcard]

Description: Postcard of a black and white photograph of Waco City Hall on the square with a colorized blue sky in the background and a large group of horse-drawn wagons and people in the foreground. Printed on the front of the postcard: "City Hall, Waco, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Cotton Yard in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of several rows of cotton bales and men with horses and carriages in a cotton yard in Waco; there are factories and other buildings featuring advertisements and some trees in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Waco, Texas. Cotton Yard." There is a handwritten letter on the back of the postcard.
Date: October 7, 1914
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis