Texas History Postcard Database Project

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McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:August 1, 1908
Postcard of a large stone monument near a white house. The monument's history is as follows, "The construction of this monument was begun 1825 and was not dedicated until June 17, 1843. It is 30 feet square at the base and 220 feet high." The letter on the back is illegible, and the postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin Huntington W. Va. 1141 3rd Ave."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:November 4, 1911
Postcard of an oil tanker erupting in flames, described as "Burning oil tanks, Beaumont, Texas, containing 37,000 bbls. each." On the back, a message reads, "Jack must be froze, I haven't been able to get in touch with his whereabouts. H. H. 11-4-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a wide one-story building with a high roof near an electric car track, described as "Burns Cottage, Alloway, Ayr." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. M. P. H. McFadden Beaumont, Texas, U. S. A."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of Burns' Cottage at Alloway, Ayr. A green painted post fence leads to the white stone walls of the house, the thatched roof casting topped by two chimneys shadows over three windows and two doors. The doors lead to the sidewalk beside a dirt road.




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of Calder Avenue in Beaumont, Texas. Trees line the sidewalk of a brick road. The author writes to Elizabeth Seibel "Your beautiful card received and that beautiful piece of scenery aroused the wanderlust in me. I would certainly like to be with you, you asked, how have I been? I am just doing fine and working every day Sunday. Give my best regards to all the children at home. Be good and all."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:November 9, 1911
Postcard of a stone roadway lined with trees and houses on either side, described as "Calder Avenue, looking East, Beaumont, Texas." On the back, a clipping with the word "Cold" is pasted on the postcard. The message reads "Jack is sick in bed with a bad cold better come and doctor him. H. H. 11-9-11." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Washington D. C. 1906 Florida Ave."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a white building with a circular drive, cacti growing from the garden, and a man and woman walking down the driveway. The back of the postcard adds, "Uniquely Southwestern in its architecture, Camelback Inn, near Phoenix, Arizona, is said to be one of the world's most distinctive resorts. Here is its striking approach to the unusual main building. Season, October to May for 160 American plan guests."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of two pools lined with yellow and white striped umbrellas, described as "Marriott's Camelback Inn, Scottsdale, Arizona. The ideal spot to acquire healthful sun-tans and new friends. Two large, heated pools make swimming a pleasure any time of year."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a mountain in the distance behind two palm trees and a swimming pool, described on the back as "Camelback Mountain Near Scottsdale, Arizona Located in the center of Arizona's rapidly growing resort area, this famous mountain is a prominent landmark. This view from the Paradise Country Club depicts one of its many picturesque moods."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a mountain range with a bustling city at the base, described on the back as "World-renowned landmark on the outskirts of Phoenix, Arizona, about which are clustered private estates and most of the million-dollar winter resorts of the Valley of the Sun."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:April 2, 1908
Postcard of a large white house behind two people standing near the white bridge crossing a body of water. Camp Nichols was a home for Confederate soldiers. The letter on the back is illegible, and the postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:January 31, 1918
Postcard of a campus of two story buildings built in close proximity, described as "Birds-eye of section of the camp in which 40,000 men are in training for overseas warfare. The camp covers several square miles and has fully 1,000 buildings." The message on the front and back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Tex."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:August 21, 1908
Postcard of a stone courtyard with equestrian statues on either side of the entrance and a clock tower on one of the buildings surrounding the courtyard. The letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas, U.S.A."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:July 28, 1908
Postcard of a white lighthouse on the stony cliff near a grey roofed complex. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin, Prince Hotel, Power Springs, W. Va."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:September 24, 1934
Postcard of a white capitol building with a golden dome as seen from across a flowering park, described as "Portion of Memory Park from Memorial Tablet, Dome of Capitol Building in Distance, Salt Lake City, Utah." The back of the postcard adds, "Under the rose covered pergola, in Memory Park, is a bronze Memorial Tablet bearing the names of Utah's hero dead who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War. The Park is one of Salt Lake's beauty spots covering the walls of City Creek Canyon opposite the State Capitol Building." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of the cream colored state capitol with red accents, flying a New Mexican flag. Cars are parked nearby. On the back, the postcard is described as follows - "State Capitol, Santa Fe, New Mexico New Mexico's new Capitol Buildings and one of the most beautiful in the nation. Located at Santa Fe, the oldest permanent seat of government in what is now the United States."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:August 1, 1907
Postcard of a blue car rolling down a hill with three passengers - a woman and two men. In the next panel, all three are sitting on the hill, having crashed the car. The note in the corner adds "Motor car for sale Very Fast on Hills - (Down)." The back of the postcard contains a short note, "Hello Mamie write me soon, with love Sig," addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave Huntington W. Va."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a car parked on the side of a dirt road. A man sits on the side of the hill nearby while a woman in a fur coat reads a sign that reads "To the Station." A typed note in the corner reads, "Motor car for sale, Owner going in for steam." On the back, a short letter reads, "Hello Mamie, your postal came today - Sure do wish I could see you. This is our cuts. How do you like it? With love, Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:August 11, 1910
Postcard of a two story marble structure with three well dressed women standing around a statue in front. The letter written around the edges is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie Louise McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a one story abode with red tiled roofing, a flowering garden with a fountain in the foreground. The top of the picture describes it as "Fountain and patio, historic abode, Santa Barbara, California." The back of the postcard adds, "Among the interesting landmarks of Santa Barbara are the historic adobes. The Carrillo adobe is the birth-place of the first American white child in California."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:1908
Postcard of two young men standing in a field with sports fields in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Carroll E. Ward, Edgar Miller of Lake Charles La. Allen Academy 1908. Carroll on left."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:August 8, 1912
Postcard of two large buildings with multiple stories sharing a block and sidewalk near which several cars are parked. The letter on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Beaumont, Tex. 1906 McFaddin."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:June 7, 1933
Postcard of a two story building with six columns supporting the top balcony. The message is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Caroll Ward McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:July 26, 1933
Postcard of a two story estate with a green tiled roof and domes on each cornerstone tower. A rocky shore sits in the foreground. The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Mamie McFlvard 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas, U. S. A."




McFaddin-Ward House Museum
Date:unknown
Postcard of a long haired cat in gray-scale, looking to the side.




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