Photographic Postcard of a Woman

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Photographic postcard with a woman standing outdoors holding her bonnet in her hands. The woman had her hair pulled up and wears glasses. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Sister I am sending you something for Jans cabbage patch. Bess and her [ ] took it out in the back yard. You can see I was dressed up. How are you, have looked for a letter. So long will write soon, again am working today. with love, Dollie. Tell Ollie to look." It is addressed to Mrs. Martha Parks, Granbury, Texas and is postmarked Springfield, Missouri on September 12, 1911.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. c. 1911.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Log Cabin Village to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 89 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Log Cabin Village

The Pioneer Texas Heritage Committee and the Tarrant County Historical Society came together in the 1950s to create the Log Cabin Village, a compilation of historical structures aimed at providing education on Texas life in the 19th century. They restored and furnished each structure with artifacts, and today the village is open to the public.

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Description

Photographic postcard with a woman standing outdoors holding her bonnet in her hands. The woman had her hair pulled up and wears glasses. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Sister I am sending you something for Jans cabbage patch. Bess and her [ ] took it out in the back yard. You can see I was dressed up. How are you, have looked for a letter. So long will write soon, again am working today. with love, Dollie. Tell Ollie to look." It is addressed to Mrs. Martha Parks, Granbury, Texas and is postmarked Springfield, Missouri on September 12, 1911.

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1 postcard : b&w ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect the history of Fort Worth. This project was funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • c. 1911

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  • Aug. 14, 2008, 9:17 p.m.

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  • June 1, 2010, 7:45 p.m.

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Photographic Postcard of a Woman, postcard, c. 1911; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38791/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Log Cabin Village.