[A Merry Christmas to You]

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Color postcard depicting a horse and sleigh passing a home on a winter night. A image of Santa Claus is on the left of the scene along with some gold embossed bells. "A Merry Christmas to you" is printed below the scene. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Little Girl, I would love to take a peep at you about Friday morning. What a happy little one you will be when you see what old Santa has brought you - with much love, Aunt Mamie" It is addressed to Miss Rosa L. Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla., P.O. Box # 838. ...

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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 59 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

Color postcard depicting a horse and sleigh passing a home on a winter night. A image of Santa Claus is on the left of the scene along with some gold embossed bells. "A Merry Christmas to you" is printed below the scene. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Little Girl, I would love to take a peep at you about Friday morning. What a happy little one you will be when you see what old Santa has brought you - with much love, Aunt Mamie" It is addressed to Miss Rosa L. Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla., P.O. Box # 838. It is postmarked Dec 24, 1908.

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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, 6:12 p.m.

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  • June 1, 2010, 7:30 p.m.

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[A Merry Christmas to You], postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35807/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes.