Texas History Postcard Database Project

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Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:unknown
Postcard of a long row of identical buildings lining a dirt road. A typed note below the picture says "A regimental street, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:1907
Postcard of a high school at Rogers, Texas. A handwritten note on the front of the photo says "There will be a picnic the 11th & 12th in 1 mile of Rogers in the Waller Pasture. A." The postcard is addressed to Miss Annie Wiggers in Temple, Texas.




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:June 27, 1907
Postcard of the north side of Main Street in Rogers, Texas, lined with buildings. A typed note on the front of the postcard, which is addressed to Miss Annie Wiggers, says "This is the main street of our big city of Rogers. Adolph."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:unknown
Postcard of a library in Galveston, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says: "Rosenberg Library, Galveston, Texas, Designed by Eames & Young, St. Louis, Dedicated June 22, 1904."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:unknown
Postcard of San Solomon Swimming Pool in Balmorhea, Texas. Several people gather around the pool, some taking turns on the diving board. Tents appear in the distance.




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:unknown
Postcard of "Show Boat" with sailors standing on the upper deck and the cast standing on the stage. According to a handwritten note on the back of the postcard, the show was sponsored by Mrs. Clareese Roe.




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:September 28, 1917
Postcard of a soldier wearing a military uniform and hat. Handwritten text on the front of the photo says "121 - U.S. H.A." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "To my sweetheart Charlotte- Lots of love and kisses from yours. Hans."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:unknown
Postcard of a soldier standing between two horses in a dirt road outside of two small buildings. Text below the photo says "An orderly, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:unknown
Postcard of soldiers sitting on pallets near a forest, some removing their shoes and others holding white towels, with the caption "After the Hike." A handwritten note on the back of the photo is addressed to "My sister Rose from your loving brother Henry," and says, "Well Rose this is the way my friends do after they walk a long way. I hope you are the same good little girl."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:unknown
Postcard of Soldiers standing and walking in a dirt road between long rows of large tents. A caption on the photo says "Company Street of Inf'try. Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:January 18, 1918
Postcard of Soldiers standing outside of a building, "The Canteen," eating and drinking. A handwritten note on the border of the picture says "I guess the Mexicans make it but believe me I give them hell when I see them." Another note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. Philip Simonean in North Oxford, Massachusetts and says, " I see a lot of stuff that is worse then Old Crow. Dear Pa, I hope the old Twisters are doing good. I think I am as hard as a rock now and I could work like a mule when I get back. I feel fine this life is just the thing to make me grow. Your loving son Henry."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:unknown
Postcard of soldiers hiking on a trail next to trees. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "This is on the hike, we have some fun while out like this. They give us coffee on the way in the city.




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:[1917-10-20..1918-10-16]
Postcard of soldiers standing in a long line outside of a long building, with rows of buildings in the background. Text on the photo says "The mess line. Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "This is the mess or dinner line and the boys are always hungry. We at the infirmary eat 30 minutes before the others so our grub is always hot. Lovingly, Harry."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:March 25, 1918
Postcard of the soldiers of Section "B" marching on a dirt road at Camp MacArthur in Waco, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. William Jennings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and says, "Dear friend, This is [?] life down here and I like it better every day. Am at present (acting) corporal while in the detention camp. Will be assigned to my squad or company when I get out of quarantine. Roland A Bosler. Aviation Camp, Waco, Texas."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:1917
Postcard of soldiers with rifles standing on a field. A note on the front of the postcard says: "A typical scene on the drill field at Camp MacArthur Waco, Texas."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:unknown
Postcard of soldiers washing in long water troughs outside of a building, with the caption "A typical scene on washday at Camp MacArthur, Waco, Tex." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "On the back side of the bath house. There is a bath house to every row of tents; e.i. to every company, battery troop or squadron - depends on the branch of service. Our bath houses are a more permanent construction than these. It was this kind that I spent my afternoons in last August."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:January 18, 1918
Postcard of soldiers standing at a long trough washing themselves, with the caption "The Beauty Shop." A handwritten note on the back of the photo is addressed to Mrs. Philip Simoneau in North Oxford, Massachusetts and says, "Dear Mother, I am coming back East to see you soon and I hope George will be there when I get back. I may get a week off as I am going to save my passes here so I can have them at home. With loads of love, Henry."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:[1917-10-11, 1918-04-14]
Postcard of soldiers standing around a wash bucket holding dishes, with a long building in the background, and a note that says "Camp Life at Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to P. Hansen in Thornton, Idaho and says "Dear Mother, Here is a picture of some of us boys washing our dishes. Where you see the x, that is me. It isn't very plain but that is me anyway. Show this to the folks so they can see how we hafto wash our own dishes in camp. Eugene."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:October 1917
Postcard of three soldiers laying in a field and practicing with a machine gun. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Mary Oakley in Madison, Wisconsin and says, "Dear Miss Oakley, Best wishes and regards to you from Kosma. We got here on Thursday noon. Everything all right here. I write to you soon. Kosma."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:October 19, 1918
Postcard of Spring Lake Park Swimming Pool in Waco Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "Dear Mother, We are having nice weather. I am feeling all right. Have been in Hamilton since arriving in Texas. Will be traveling around some next week. Sam."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:1907
Postcard of the interior of St. Peter Evangelical Church. A note on the front of the postcard says: "Ev. Luth. St. Petri Kirche Bei Walburg, Tex." A handwritten message on the back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Olga Fuchs in Manor, Texas and reads: "Hello Olga! How did you and your brother get over your trip? I came home the 30 after having a delightful time. With love to you from Olga Granzin."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:unknown
Postcard of a large garden with paths and ponds, with an ornate building above one of the ponds. A note on the postcard names the place as Sunken Garden in San Antonio, Texas.




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:1918
Postcard of rows of wooden buildings and canvas tents. A printed note under the photo describes it: "Tents and rear of mess halls, Camp MacArthur, Waco, Texas." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Gertrude Odien in Detroit, Michigan and reads: "Dear Gertrude, Thank you so much for the cute [illegible]. I see you remembered my failing [illegible]. George came up to be married Xmas day. We all had a very nice time for 2 days. Nice and warm here now. Am very busy knitting yet."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:November 10, 1911
Postcard of the Texas Cotton Palace in Waco, Texas at night, the building outlined with small colored lights. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Mrs. Fred Setchell in Canaan, Maine, and says "Dear Ross. I am at McGregor visiting Tina. Yesterday we spent all day in Waco. Went out to Oakwood to visit the little grave. Twenty-five years this month. The afternoon at Cotton Palace. Such a crowd. Will return home tonight. With great deal of love to all. From Aunt Effa."




Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Date:unknown
Postcard with a picture of a group of women wearing sashes, the "Highly Prized Guard Team of Lillian M. Hollister Hive, Waco, Texas." A printed title at the top of the postcard says "The Ladies of the Maccabees of the World is the best, the largest, the safest Fraternal Beneficiary Order Exclusively for Women." Mrs. Lillian M. Hollister is named as the Supreme Commander and Miss Bina M. West as the Supreme Record Keeper.




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