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

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Log Cabin Village

The Log Cabin Village collections feature 19th century photographs of the Tompkins, Parks, Howard, and Foster families, including tintypes and daguerreotypes. Two letter collections include correspondence between the Parks and Howard families dating from 1840 to 1940.

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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.

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

The participants in Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures include the UNT Libraries, Fort Worth Public Library, Texas Christian University, the Amon Carter Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, Beth-El Congregation Archives, Tarrant County College NE, Log Cabin Village, Cattle Raisers Museum, Lockheed Martin Archives, Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, Dallas Public Library, University of Houston, and the Cowtown Coliseum. This project was generously 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 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Log Cabin Village.