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[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 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 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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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