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Easter Joys be Yours

Easter Joys be Yours

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Embossed color postcard with a picture of a little angel holding onto a Lilly of the Valley plant framed in silver surrounded by Easter lilies. Written below the picture, "Easter Joys be Yours." Correspondence on the back reads, "How's my baby, did you get a box from pappa and one from Auntie this morning? Do you love Auntie very much. Auntie loves you a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck. Lovingly, Auntie" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monette & Paris on Apr 8, 1909.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
[Auld Lang Syne Postcard]

[Auld Lang Syne Postcard]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color postcard with purple and white spray of flowers in upper right corner and Auld Lang Syne written in forget-me-nots in the lower right corner. Correspondence reads, "My Dear Sis - I am [not legible] and haven't had a [not legible] yet. Baggage-car caught fire and delayed us 10 minutes. loving, Rose". It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, P.O. Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Aug 19, 1908.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
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