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[Albert A. Walker]

Description: Albert A. Walker, born September 24, 1824. Son of Tabner Byrd Walker and Obedience Mann Walker.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

Birdseye View of Paris, Tex.

Description: Color postcard showing an aerial view of downtown Paris, Texas. Correspondence on the back reads,"Hello Precious, how are you today, why don't you say how you like the new postals. I am sending Mud's hat to her - this morning and will put you something in. Pappa wanted to send you a 'tabbie' but when he priced them they were $7.00 so you will have to wait a while. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Oct 18, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Confederate Monument, Paris, Tex.]

Description: Postcard with an image of a Confederate monument located in Paris, Texas. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "My own Baby, Aunt Rosa sure want to see you tonight."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Cotton Picking Scene of Paris, Tex.]

Description: Color postcard with an image of workers picking cotton in Paris, Texas. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "Hello Precious, Aunt Rosa." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 East 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Mar 11, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Paris, Texas]

Description: Postcard with an image of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Paris, Texas. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "Feb. 25, 1907. Why doesn't your old mean mud write to me- Aunt Rosa. This is the church my baby was baptized in also the first church she was ever in. My Precious Darling: Why don't you come to see your Auntie don't you know she's just dying to see you. Your loving Aunt Rosa." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, c/o Mrs. E. A. Dill, 206 East 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Feb 26, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

First Baptist Church, Paris, Tex.

Description: Color postcard depicting First Baptist Church in Paris, Texas. The church is a large brick building with a tall bell tower. It has a wrought iron fence surrounding it. Written on the front of the card, " Oct. 14, 1907 Auntie's Birthday". Correspondence on the back reads, " Your "Auntie" is the biggest ______ in the state of Texas for I have missed 2 days already sending you a card. I've got a bushel to tell Mud if I ever get time to write. "Auntie" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Government Building, Paris, Texas

Description: Green monotone postcard depicting the Government Building in Paris, Texas. Correspondence on the back reads, " Your package was received many thanks for same. Aunto - Rosa." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th St. Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris R.P.O. on May 17, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Greetings From Paris]

Description: Postcard with the text, "Greetings from Paris." Inside each box letter are images of people and buildings; a smiling moon and stars also surround the text. On the front of the postcard is handwritten, "Hello Precious: How are you to-night am so sorry you have been sick. This sure is a stormy old night. Your loving Aunt Rosa." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, c/o Mrs. E. A. Dill, 206 East 5th St., Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris & Cleb. on Mar 1, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Greetings From Roxton, TX

Description: Color postcard depicting a bunch of clover and blossoms tied with a ribbon. Hand written on the front is, "Greetings from Roxton, TX." Correspondence on the back reads, "Please hurry and let 'Auntie' come home and you and your mama come with her cause I wast to see you all. be a sweet girl all fine R.G." It is addressed to Miss Rosa L Dill, Oklahoma City, O.K.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Having a Hot Time at Paris]

Description: Color postcard made of leather. The image on the front of the postcard is of a man being cooked alive over a fire. The text on the front of the postcard reads, "Having a Hot Time at Paris" and the correspondence below reads, "and wish you were here to have it with me. Your [ ]." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 106 E. 5th St., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes