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McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:December 4, 1911
Postcard of a woman with a large hat and curled hair looking to the side. A newspaper clipping reads "We want to know," and the writer adds "Who he can be. H. H. 12-5-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:December 10, 1911
Postcard of a woman wearing a wide brim hat with a large ribbon tied in a bow on the left side. A newspaper clipping reads " "A hairpin has been many a man's ruin." " The writer adds, "I saw Jack with a hairpin, do you suppose he's ???? H. H. 12-10-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:January 6, 1911
Postcard of a woman with long hair looking towards the camera. The letter below reads, "Hope you had a merry Xmas, will write soon. Tell me all about her. Address 480 Spruce st. Morgantown." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Gunston Hall Washington, D. C."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:November 22, 1911
Postcard of a woman with a wide brimmed hat and two kittens on her shoulder. Below the picture, "Jack's Best H. H. 11-22-11," is written, and written below that "It really is a pity that each kitten must become a cat. May youth and playtime stay with you as long as you desire them to!" The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:December 23, 1912
Postcard of a woman with a feathered hat and fur scarf surrounded by mistletoe leaves with the words "A Merry Christmas" written below. On the back, the letter reads, "I know you all are having one mare good old time. Wish I could be there & keep enjoying it all "John." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:December 5, 1911
Postcard of a woman looking to the side with a flower sketched below her. A newspaper clipping reads "Tell us." Below that, the words "Who he is. H. H. 12-4-11" is written. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of Abbotsford manor behind the wrought iron and stone fence between two courtyards. On the back, a description of Abbotsford reads as follows, "Abbotsford - Built 1811-1824, the home of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. Born 1771. Died 1832. The railed footpath in the foreground is the public entrance to the part open to visitors."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a manor in the middle-ground. The courtyard is fenced in by a stone wall. The hills form a valley where the house rests. On the back, a description is written as follows, "Abbotsford - Built 1811-1824, the home of Sir Walter Scott Bart. Born 1771. Died 1832. Sir W. Scott's old Front Door and the Courtyard in the foreground. The original stone base of Edinburgh Market Cross is opposite the front door."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of two buildings, brick with white accents and marble arches, across a well trimmed courtyard. The top edge of the postcard sets the scene as, "Administration Building and Chemistry Building, Rice Institute, Houston, Texas." The back of the postcard adds, "Administration Building, Rice Institute Houston has in Rice Institute one of the largest privately endowed colleges in the country. The original endowment of nine million dollars by the late Wm. Marsh Rice, has grown to $14,500,000."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:February 3, 1919
Postcard of a large brick building with white accents connected to two smaller buildings through an annex on a busy roadway with cars and pedestrians. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of Duluth from an aerial perspective. The town is edged by the harbor and coastline. The back of the postcard adds, "Extending along the brow of the hill for a distance of more than twenty-five miles, the Boulevard Drive overlooks the city and Lake Superior, a drive from the extreme eastern end of the city to the extreme western end, commanding a beautiful panorama of parks, buildings, industries, harbor operations and lake, said to be the finest and most picturesque in America."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:November 8, 1911
Postcard of an aerial view of a prosperous little town, described as "Bird's Eye View, Beaumont, Texas." A newspaper clipping that reads "Don't feel blue," is pasted on the back of the postcard with the words, "For Jack is ever true" below it. The rest of the message is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a view of Beaumont, TX from above, looking down over an urban sprawl of buildings and houses, bordered by the river. On the back, a brief history of Beaumont's oil industry is written. "Where Oil Became an Industry - Beaumont, Texas (population 130,000) is one of the nation's leading deep-water inland ports and the retail and wholesale trade center of Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana. Beaumont is located in the heart of an industrial area which includes almost 100 major industries that manufacture synthetic rubber, produce chemicals, refine oil, build ships, and fabricate heavy oil field and refining equipment. Beaumont's historic landmark is the Lucas Gusher Monument at Spindletop Oil Field. Lamar State College of Technology is one of the city's finest objects of civic pride."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a large red bricked estate with grey roofing amidst a forest.




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of mountains in the background, a town built on the coast of the harbor.




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a bird's eye view of Hotel del Coronado, a white and brown sprawling structure on the coast of California with a full parking lot, four tennis courts, and a private pool. The edges of the postcard describe itself as "Hotel del Coronado, Coronado, California."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a large hotel topped with a radio tower, a pool and courtyard dividing two separate buildings. Written on the postcard is the tagline, "Year 'Round in downtown Phoenix, Arizona Hotel Westward Ho and Patio Suites." The back of the postcard adds, "Hotel Westward Ho and Patio Suites A famous vacation hdqtrs., distinctive for its downtown location-resort atmosphere. 500 rooms, including kitchenette apartments in Patio Suites. Tropical patio, sun decks luxurious swimming pool in year 'round ideal climate. Home of the fabulous Concho Room - the Southwest's finest supper club."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a large hotel topped with a radio tower, a pool and courtyard dividing two separate buildings. Written on the postcard is the tagline, "Year 'Round in downtown Phoenix, Arizona Hotel Westward Ho and Patio Suites." The back of the postcard adds, "Hotel Westward Ho and Patio Suites A famous vacation hdqtrs., distinctive for its downtown location-resort atmosphere. 500 rooms, including kitchenette apartments in Patio Suites. Tropical patio, sun decks luxurious swimming pool in year 'round ideal climate. Home of the fabulous Concho Room - the Southwest's finest supper club."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of 9 red brick buildings with light blue roofs on the grounds scattered with trees.




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a bird's eye view of a highway and several large commercial buildings in the distance.The message on the back reads, "Mamie dear - We decided to take an island break and come down to Lima for ten days to see it again after many years - Having a grand time seeing and being entertained by many pf our old friends - Return to Jamaica May 6th then back to D. C. about May 20th - Hope you have been well and had a nice winter - Jack Jr. and family took mother back to Huntington last week - We will all be together again in July at Va. Beach - Jack sends me in love - Irene." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas 77701 U. S. A."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:April 13, 1946
Postcard of a campus of red buildings surrounded by neighboring houses. The postcard is further described on the back as "John Marshall (1755-1835) - Revolutionary Captain, Member of Congress 1799, Secretary of State 1800, Chief Justice - Supreme Court 1801-1835. Marshall College named for Chief Justice in 1837. The Oldest College located in West Virginia's largest city." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of the stone carved Alamo's face, with red flowers blooming from a large bush on the left side. The back of the postcard adds, "The Alamo. The sacred Alamo stands within the very heart of the business district of the city of San Antonio. It was erected in 1718 by the Franciscan Monks and was originally the Chapel of the Mission of San Antonio de Balera. It was within the gray stone walls of the quaint old Chapel, March 6, 1836, that Travis, Bonham, Bowie, Crockett, and 182 unsung heroes gave their lives in the defense of Texas liberty."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of the stone carved Alamo's face, with red flowers blooming from a large bush on the left side. The back of the postcard adds, "The Alamo. The sacred Alamo stands within the very heart of the business district of the city of San Antonio. It was erected in 1718 by the Franciscan Monks and was originally the Chapel of the Mission of San Antonio de Balera. It was within the gray stone walls of the quaint old Chapel, March 6, 1836, that Travis, Bonham, Bowie, Crockett, and 182 unsung heroes gave their lives in the defense of Texas liberty."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of the Alamo from the right side, a cannon sitting in the courtyard. The back of the postcard adds, "Museum at the Alamo San Antonio, Texas Erected in 1718 as a church and fortress, it became the symbol of Texas independence. During the Texas-Mexican Independence War in 1836, it was defended and lost to the last Texan. Soon "Remember the Alamo" became synonymous with Texas independence."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:March 25, 1907
Postcard of a six story building as seen from across a stone canal. The building is identified as "Alms and Doepke Building - Cincinnati O." A note is written below the picture, and it reads, "Here all OK in Cinn. Had a miserable trip but are all OK now. It's warm here." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. N. P. H. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."




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