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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

[Photograph of an Old Christian Mission]

Description: Photograph of an old Christian Mission made of bricks with a cross and bell on top. Various objects are around the building a mountain range is in the background. There is a note on the back of the photograph displaying a note: A note from Joe M Daniel wishing a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The picture may bring back memories that are pleasant.
Date: 1916
Partner: Texas Military Forces Museum

[Portrait of the Christopher Columbus Brownfield and Martha Catherine Matlock Brownfield Family]

Description: Portrait of the Brownfield family with five children; two of the younger children are seated in the front row and the three older children are standing behind the parents against the wall. Back Row L to R - Frances 'Fannie' Ida Brownfield (15), Cora E Brownfield (12), Walter Milton Brownfield (14) Front Row L to R - Christopher 'Chris' Columbus Brownfield (38), Bessie Brownfield (5), Martha Catherine Matlock Brownfield (41), Christopher 'CC' Columbus Jr Brownfield (2)
Date: 1894~
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

[Photograph of Austin Avenue Methodist Church]

Description: Photograph of Austin Avenue Methodist Church on the corner of 12th Street and Austin Avenue in Waco, Texas. The church was built from 1901 to 1902. William A. Cann of St. Louis was the architect. The structure was later sold to the congregation of the Trinity Presbyterian Church.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Bride and Groom]

Description: Portrait of bride and groom where groom is slightly behind bride on her right side. The bride is wearing a elegant hat while holding arrangement of flowers. The groom is wearing a tuxedo with a flower pinned to his jacket.
Date: January 13, 1945
Partner: Hispanic Heritage Center of Texas

[Portrait of Baby]

Description: Portrait of a baby wearing a white gown and sitting in a chair. A handwritten note on the back of the photos says "To her dear Aunt Julia."
Date: unknown
Creator: Blessing & Bro.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

U.S. Military Post Church

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Military post church. This is St. Paul's Episcopal Church which is shown behind a small picket fence with a barracks building to the right. A history of San Antonio is printed on the back. Cabinet card format.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[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 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

[Photograph of Jim McConeghy by a Radar Station]

Description: Photograph of Jim McConeghy standing in front of a sign that reads: "Air Defense Commands 683rd A. C. & W. Squadron," and a smaller sign that says: "Commander Major John T. Phillips." The back of the photo says that this is "Jim McConeghy standing near front gate of Air Force radar station."
Date: July 1956
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Portrait of Children]

Description: Portrait of a baby sitting on a cushioned chair, with an young girl standing next to her, both of them wearing white dresses. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Kate & Irene, 18 mos., 3 1/2 yrs."
Date: unknown
Creator: Favorite Photo Gallery
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Sailor Leon Edward Overby]

Description: Portrait of sailor Leon Edward Overby wearing his sailor uniform. The text at the bottom reads: "Leon Edward Overby E. M. 3/C U.S.S. Vireo Born May [13, 1924] Drowned at Sea Jan. 15, 1944 in South Pacific Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Overby Roscoe, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Smilin' Jack Fort Wolters Cartoon]

Description: Cartoon depicting "Smilin' Jack" standing on the beach with a woman who is wearing a bathing suit while helicopters fly above the water. Jack is waving and saying, "Congratulations -- U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, on your eleventh anniversary." Behind them to the left, another man on the beach has just lost a button from his sweater and it is being swallowed by a bird. A note at the bottom says "From Smilin' Jack - Li'l De-Icer - Fat Stuff & Zack Mosley, CTNYNS."
Date: 1967
Creator: Mosley, Zack
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library