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[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, March 23, 1886]

Description: Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his son, Paul Osterhout, regarding requests from others that he was passing along. A doctor wanted Paul to look up where and for how much he could obtain a couple of books. The doctor was also waiting on Paul to let him know what the cost would be to get to where he was.
Date: March 23, 1886
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Postcard from Ann Farman to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 28, 1879]

Description: A postcard from Ann Farman to her sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout, expressing Ann's desire to see Junia before she returns home. She told Junia she could not visit yet because her mother was feeling ill and she was disappointed that Junia could not visit.
Date: October 28, 1879
Creator: Farman, Ann
Partner: Austin College

[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 25, 1873]

Description: Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote his wife to inform her that he had arrived at his mother's, Sarah Osterhout's, home. He included some news about a woman who was sick and that he had received something his wife had sent.
Date: August 25, 1873
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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

[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 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