Thine Own Wish I Wish Thee

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A Merry Christmas embossed color postcard depicting Santa Claus talking to a small child on the telephone. Written on the car is the phrase, "Thine Own Wish I Wish Thee". Correspondence on the back reads, "Hurry, Hurry, Hurry. Auntie can't hardly wait to see her baby - why don't you answer any cards. Bye Bye Auntie". It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Dec 18, 1908.

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1 postcard : color ; 9 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Clapsaddle, Ellen H. 1907.

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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 163 times , with 6 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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A Merry Christmas embossed color postcard depicting Santa Claus talking to a small child on the telephone. Written on the car is the phrase, "Thine Own Wish I Wish Thee". Correspondence on the back reads, "Hurry, Hurry, Hurry. Auntie can't hardly wait to see her baby - why don't you answer any cards. Bye Bye Auntie". It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Dec 18, 1908.

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1 postcard : color ; 9 x 14 cm.

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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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  • 1907

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  • April 17, 2008, 2:31 p.m.

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  • April 18, 2016, 4:13 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Clapsaddle, Ellen H. Thine Own Wish I Wish Thee, postcard, 1907; New York, New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35852/: accessed December 6, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes.