5 episodes

The McFaddin-Ward House is proud to present 1906 McFaddin Ave, a podcast where we connect the people, places, and things of the McFaddin-Ward House to a greater historical context. We'll explore the stories of Southeast Texas as a way to understand how our community got to now.

1906 McFaddin Ave‪.‬ McFaddin-Ward House Museum

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The McFaddin-Ward House is proud to present 1906 McFaddin Ave, a podcast where we connect the people, places, and things of the McFaddin-Ward House to a greater historical context. We'll explore the stories of Southeast Texas as a way to understand how our community got to now.

    Continuing the Conversation: The Story of Charlton-Pollard

    Continuing the Conversation: The Story of Charlton-Pollard

    Continuing the series featuring Jefferson County African American history, Kara and Rayanna are joined by local historian, Judy Linsley. Judy recently researched and wrote a booklet on the Southeast Texas Charlton-Pollard neighborhood, a predominantly Black neighborhood.

    • 45 min
    Continuing the Conversation: Staff Life at the McFaddin-Ward House

    Continuing the Conversation: Staff Life at the McFaddin-Ward House

    Episode two of our series focusing on African American history in Southeast Texas features local historian Judy Linsley, who has completed extensive research on the lived experiences of the staff who worked and sometimes lived at our historic site.

    • 34 min
    Continuing the Conversation Beyond Black History Month: The Complexities of Race in Texas 1830–1877

    Continuing the Conversation Beyond Black History Month: The Complexities of Race in Texas 1830–1877

    In episode one of our series, honoring Black History Month and expanding the conversation beyond February, Kara and Rayanna explore stories of varied experiences in Southeast Texas. They discuss the history and meaning behind Black History Month and invite a special guest to join the conversation.

    • 29 min
    A Merry McFaddin Christmas

    A Merry McFaddin Christmas

    Reminiscing about 1920s holiday traditions of the McFaddins and of Southeast Texas.

    • 26 min
    Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

    Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

    Exploring how a seemingly simple garment ties to gender norms, identity formation, and memories (or lack thereof).

    • 16 min

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