In Loving Rememberance of Mrs. Mattie H. Cook

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Printed card remembering Mrs. Mattie H. Cook, who died on Dec. 9, 1893 at age 38. Her name is printed on an image of a Bible and a poem is printed below. The poem reads, "We miss thee from our home dear; We miss thee from thy place; A shadow o'er our life is cast; We miss the sunshine of thy face We miss thy kind and willing hand, Thy fond and earnest care; Our home is dark without thee- We miss thee everywhere."

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1 printed card, color : 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.

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Creator: Unknown. December 1893.

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This image 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 42 times . More information about this image 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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Printed card remembering Mrs. Mattie H. Cook, who died on Dec. 9, 1893 at age 38. Her name is printed on an image of a Bible and a poem is printed below. The poem reads,
"We miss thee from our home dear;
We miss thee from thy place;
A shadow o'er our life is cast;
We miss the sunshine of thy face
We miss thy kind and willing hand,
Thy fond and earnest care;
Our home is dark without thee-
We miss thee everywhere."

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1 printed card, color : 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 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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  • December 1893

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  • Aug. 14, 2008, 9:10 p.m.

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In Loving Rememberance of Mrs. Mattie H. Cook, image, December 1893; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38865/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Log Cabin Village.