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[Postcard from J. E. Silcrest to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 1, 1911]

Description: Postcard from J. E. Silcrest to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front is a picture of a city park. There is grass at the front and pathways going through the park. There is a flag sailing from a post on the right side and is surrounded by colorful flowers. The back of the picture and the left side of it are lined with trees. Shrubs are spaced out in front of the trees and form a border. On the back, Silcrest wrote that he was proud of their park.
Date: May 1, 1911
Creator: Silrest, J. E.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 27, 1909]

Description: Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. On the front are a printed border and a quote "What others say of me matters little, what I myself say and do matters much. - Elbert Hubbard." It is printed with some flourishes. On the back J. H. wrote wishing that Junia's art was going well and to send love to Junia's sister, Ora.
Date: January 27, 1909
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, July 18, 1908]

Description: Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has an illustration of a woman in a long-sleeved red dress, fur boa, and red hat. In her hand is an orange flag for the University of Texas. Below the drawing is a school cheer for the university. On the back, J. H. wrote that he heard Junia and her sister were moving to Chicago and that he wished them well.
Date: July 18, 1908
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 1, 1907]

Description: Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has a picture of two buildings - one red and one yellow. The red building is three stories tall with a slanted roof. The yellow building is four stories tall and has a domed-shaped tower. There are a couple of trees in front of the yellow building and there is a black, ink smudge across the photo. At the bottom of the picture, J. H. asked whether Junia was back in Belton yet.
Date: September 1907
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from L. E. C. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 28, 1911]

Description: Postcard from L. E. C. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The photo on the front is a group of people swimming in the water by Corpus Christi. They are all wearing dark swimsuits and near one of the people is a post in the water. The female swimmers are wearing white caps. On the back, L. E. C. wrote that she wished Junia was with them and that her mother would be home soon.
Date: April 28, 1911
Creator: Osterhout, Junia
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from L. H. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 13, 1909]

Description: Postcard from L. H. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The photo depicts a three-story furniture shop. On the edges of the building are trees. On the left side by the trees is a fence. A person is standing by the entrance and another is standing by a pile of wood. On the back, L. H. H. wrote about how beautiful the weather must be where Junia was and that the weather was terrible for him.
Date: April 13, 1909
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Lillian G. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 7, 1910]

Description: Postercard from Lillian G. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. On the back, Lillian wrote some brief news about San Antonio, TX and that she found the postcard in a Japanese store. The front of the card has gold embossed images of huts by a lake, birds, and a boat. The background consists of a mountain with a white top and clouds.
Date: November 7, 1910
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 9, 1911]

Description: Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout discussing Lillian's recent trip home. She apologizes for not being able to see them while she was there, but her mother was sick. There is a picture of the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas on the front, and the description printed on the back says "This is the original Parish Church and the oldest of all these Spanish Mission churches which was erected by public subscription in 1732, and it was on the roof of this building that Santa Anna mounted his cannon in besieging the Alamo in 1836. The postcard is addressed to Misses Ora and Junia Osterhout in Belton, Texas, and it is postmarked San Antonio, January 9, 1911.
Date: January 9, 1911
Creator: Graves, Lillian
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Mrs. C. W. Metcalf to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 14, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Mrs. C. W. Metcalf to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The photo on the card is of a young girl. She is standing with one arm behind her back and is wearing a white dress and matching hat. Around her waist is a dark belt and she has on stockings. On the front and back, Mrs. Metcalf wrote that the photo was of Sou and that she wanted to hear from Junia.
Date: April 14, 1908
Creator: Metcalf, Mrs. C. W.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Mrs. C. W. Metcalf to Ora Osterhout, April 14, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Mrs. C. W. Metcalf to Miss Ora Osterhout in Belton, Texas. On the front is a photograph of Mrs. Metcalf's house in Holland, Texas. She says that they "have lots of chickens to fry" and invites Ora to come visit. On the back she says that she would like to hear from Ora. The house is a small wooden cabin with a front porch. There are three small children in the yard in front. The card is postmarked Holland, Texas.
Date: April 14, 1908
Creator: Metcalf, Mrs. C. W.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Ora Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, July 23, 1891]

Description: Postcard from Ora Osterhout to her father, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing what she has been doing in Fort Worth, Texas. On the back, it is addressed to Mr. J. P. Osterhout in Belton, Bell Co., Texas, and it is postmarked Fort Worth, Texas, July 23, 1891.
Date: July 23, 1891
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from R. P. B. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 14, 1907]

Description: Postcard from R. P. B. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. Featured on the postcard is a photo of a grave for General Sam Houston. In front of the grave is a fence missing several posts. A tree is by the grave and behind it is another fence. In the background are other grave stones. On the bottom, R. P. B. asked if Junia was glad that a monument was going to be placed at the grave.
Date: August 14, 1907
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 21, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has three photos stacked vertically. The one on top has buildings in the plains and is a general view of Fort Concho. The second one is the officers' quarters and has a row of stone houses with a road out in front. All the houses have slanted roofs and chimneys. At the start of the road is a fence with an open gate. The bottom one is the soldiers' quarters and has a row of roofs held up by wooden columns, attached to a stone building. On the back, Rose wrote about what she'd been up to and pieces of local news.
Date: April 21, 1909
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 1, 1907]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. On the front is a photo of long wagon being drawn by several horses. Farther back on the road is another wagon. They are traveling through a grassland and in the corner of the photo are the words "Fourteen horse wool outfit." The letter on the back has minor news including an upcoming carnival and a recent death.
Date: August 1907
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 2, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Osterhout discussing daily life and local news. The front of the postcard contains two photos labeled at the bottom as "West Texas Freight Trains, San Angelo, Texas." In the upper image, a line of cattle are roped together, leading a covered wagon; a man is standing behind them holding a whip. In the lower image, a series of covered wagons are being pulled by teams of horses. Text in the center of the image says "Copyright 1907 by Ragsdale" and there are handwritten notes below the image.
Date: August 2, 1909
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 13, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has a photograph of a court house in San Angelo with a smaller, older photograph of the building in the upper right corner. The newer building is made out of stone and has tall, arched windows. There is a clock tower in the middle of the building. There are trees around the base. The older version of the courthouse is a small, wooden building with one window in the front. On the front and back, Rose wrote about what she had been doing recently.
Date: August 13, 1909
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 14, 1907]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The photo depicts a rabbit sitting in the middle of a prairie and a tree off in the distance. On the side and bottom of the postcard, Rose wrote a brief recap of her day.
Date: August 14, 1907
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 23, 1913]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has a photo of a man and women standing by a horse drawn carriage. The woman is standing with one hand on the seat of the carriage and is wearing a white dress and a white hat. The man is standing beside her with a hand on his hat and is wearing a white shirt, tie, and slacks. In the background are branches and leaves that cover the sky. On the back, Rose wrote to decline Junia's invitation somewhere.
Date: May 23, 1913
Creator: Osterhout, Junia
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 25, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has three photos stacked vertically. The one on top has buildings in the plains and is a general view of Fort Concho. The second one is the officers' quarters and has a row of stone houses with a road out in front. All the houses have slanted roofs and chimneys. At the start of the road is a fence with an open gate. The bottom one is the soldiers' quarters and has a row of roofs held up by wooden columns, attached to a stone building. On the bottom of the front and the back, Rose wrote about a storm that had passed through her area.
Date: May 25, 1909
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. In the photo there are three houses. They are made of stone and wood with straw, slanting roofs. In the front of one of the houses is a pile of logs and clothes hanging up. In the middle of the picture appears to be a knocked off pot. At the bottom, the photo is labeled as "Mexican Home." On the bottom of the front and the back, Rose wrote about bits of local news.
Date: November 1908
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 27, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has four photos. The first depicts two men on horses and one of the horses is at the start of a jump. In the second photo, there's one man on a horse galloping. The third has two men on horses and one of the men appears to be getting up to stand on his. In the corner, there's a small circular photo of a man on a horse as it is jumping. All of the scenes in the photos are in a prairie setting. On the bottom of the front and back, Rose wrote about school buildings that were being built, an upcoming fair, and other small bits of news.
Date: October 27, 1908
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout, December 3, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout. The photo on the card depicts a horse, a cow, and a man. The cow has a rope around one of its horns and the other end is tied to the saddle on the horse. The man is standing with one foot on the cow and both hands in the air. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a shirt over a white one, pants, and dark boots. The scene is in the middle of a prairie. On the bottom of the front and the back, Rose wrote bits of local news.
Date: December 3, 1908
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout, October 7, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout. The photo on the card depicts a horse, a cow, and a man. The cow has a rope around one of its horns and the other end is tied to the saddle on the horse. The man is standing with one foot on the cow and both hands in the air. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a shirt over a white one, pants, and dark boots. The scene is in the middle of a prairie. On the bottom of the front and the back, Rose wrote bits of local news.
Date: October 7, 1908
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout Wade, November 13, 1914]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout Wade discussing recent events. She says that she went to the carnival every night during the fair. The postcard has a picture of a house on the front, and it is addressed to Mrs. C. B. Wade in Temple, Texas. It is postmarked San Antonio, Texas.
Date: November 13, 1914
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center