Ladies' Dormitory - Baylor University, Waco, Texas

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Color photo postcard of the Ladies' Dormitory at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. There is a small swing on the grounds and many trees. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Dillie, [ ] is sick again. Lyle is just able to sit up a little has been in bed two weeks. Lost her baby between 6 & 7 months. It was a little girl weighting 4 lbs. It was such a disappointment to us both and she grieves so much. I am trying so hard to think it all for the best. Will write you later. M.L.H." It is addressed ... continued below

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

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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 1538 times , with 20 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

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Color photo postcard of the Ladies' Dormitory at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. There is a small swing on the grounds and many trees. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Dillie, [ ] is sick again. Lyle is just able to sit up a little has been in bed two weeks. Lost her baby between 6 & 7 months. It was a little girl weighting 4 lbs. It was such a disappointment to us both and she grieves so much. I am trying so hard to think it all for the best. Will write you later. M.L.H." It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, 417 High St. Oklahoma, Okla. It is postmarked Waco, Tex. on Mar 6, 1909.

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

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • April 17, 2008, 2:57 p.m.

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Ladies' Dormitory - Baylor University, Waco, Texas, postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35773/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes.