Cotton Compress

Description

Black and white print of a "Cotton Compress" on a postcard. It pictures a long open building with hundreds of bales of cotton sitting outside of it. Handwritten on the card, " My Dear Sis - wish you would find time to write a long letter Emb came yes-many thanks. Coat goods 45 in wide & 3.20 per yd. Tell M. to hurry if she wants it for there is only a small piece left. "Her" sends you kisses. Lovingly, Alice I am making you a waist for your B.D. I am sorry I am so slow[ ] takes 1/2 ...

Physical Description

1 postcard: color; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 142 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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  • H.H. Clarke
    Place of Publication: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Description

Black and white print of a "Cotton Compress" on a postcard. It pictures a long open building with hundreds of bales of cotton sitting outside of it. Handwritten on the card, " My Dear Sis - wish you would find time to write a long letter Emb came yes-many thanks. Coat goods 45 in wide & 3.20 per yd. Tell M. to hurry if she wants it for there is only a small piece left. "Her" sends you kisses. Lovingly, Alice I am making you a waist for your B.D. I am sorry I am so slow[ ] takes 1/2 of my time. Oct 18th/06." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, c/o P.C. College, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Oct. 19, 1906.

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1 postcard: color; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • April 17, 2008, 3:10 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 1, 2010, 6:36 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Cotton Compress, postcard, Date Unknown; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35738/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes.