Loves Fortune Telling

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Embossed color postcard depicting a girl sitting across a table from a cupid who is telling her fortune. Across the top of the card is written, "Loves Fortune Telling" and across the bottom, "A light gentleman offers you his heart." Correspondence on the back reads, "Wednesday How are you little girl. This morning. Will be out there Saturday morning. Go to [ ] Saturday evening. Lovingly, Maude. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High St. Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Feb. 17, 1909.

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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 22 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

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Description

Embossed color postcard depicting a girl sitting across a table from a cupid who is telling her fortune. Across the top of the card is written, "Loves Fortune Telling" and across the bottom, "A light gentleman offers you his heart." Correspondence on the back reads, "Wednesday How are you little girl. This morning. Will be out there Saturday morning. Go to [ ] Saturday evening. Lovingly, Maude. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High St. Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Feb. 17, 1909.

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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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  • April 17, 2008, 2:52 p.m.

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  • June 1, 2010, 7:26 p.m.

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Loves Fortune Telling, postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35791/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes.