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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
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
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
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
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
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Floral Postcard, "Greetings from Paris, Tex."]

Description: Embossed color postcard with Greetings from Paris, Tex. written across it in glitter. This postcard was not written on or mailed.
Date: unknown
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
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
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
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
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Mary Conner College]

Description: Postcard with an image of Mary Conner College located in Paris, Texas. Below the image is the text, "Mary Conner College, Paris, Texas. The correspondence on the back of the postcard reads, "From your 'Auto' Rosa Bassano." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on May 13, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Mary Conner College, Paris, Texas

Description: Green monochromatic postcard depicting Mary Conner College in Paris, Texas. Female students stand on the lawn and next to the building, while others sit on balconies of the four-story building. On the back, the correspondence reads, "My dear Little Precious, I wonder what you are doing tonight. I would give a whole lot to see you and get just one kiss and hug with two little hands for I am so blue I am sick. Your Auntie Rosa". It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 296 East 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris RRO May 10, 1907. The date 5/9/07 is written on the front.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Mary Connor Female College, Paris, Tex.]

Description: Postcard with an image of Mary Connor Female College in Paris, Texas. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "Feb. 18-07. Wonder how long it will be before my baby will be going to this school. Auntie Rosa."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[North East Corner of Plaza, Paris, Texas]

Description: Color postcard with an image of the plaza in Paris, Texas. Below the image is the text, "North East Corner of Plaza, Paris, Texas." The correspondence on the back reads, "Am glad you are having such a good time. Play all you can this summer for you know what next winter will bring. 'Fresh.' But I am sure you will make it all right - anything can be accomplished with work. Lovingly [ ]." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 319 W. Noble St., Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Tex. on Jul 29, 1919.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Paris High School, Paris, Tex.]

Description: Color postcard with an image of Paris High School located in Paris, Texas. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "10/16/07 From 'Aunto'." The correspondence on the back reads, "My dear-Little Precious. 'Anto' would give almost any thing in the world to see you this morning. I am so blue I am almost crazy. and I know your little old bright sweet ways would help a whole lot. hurry and come to see Anto and pap-pa. Your-Loving 'Anto'." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 East 5th Street, Oklahoma, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Oct 16, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Paris, Texas Court House]

Description: Postcard with an image of the Paris, Texas court house. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "My Dear-'Little Rosa', I ment to write to your mamma last night buy Cosin Mary phoned for us so we went down there. Will try and write tonight." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 East 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Mar 5, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

South Wall Street, Paris, Texas

Description: Monochromatic postcard with picture of a three-story building with striped awnings. Printed text reads,"South Wall Street, Paris, Texas" Correspondence on the card reads, "Dear 'Little Rosa' Your Auntie is looking forward with a great deal of pleasure to seeing you and Mud Sat. night. Wish 'daddy' was coming too. My transportation bus came so I'll be in ? if nothing happens. Hattie is coming with me, and will beat you -all ? a few hours, if we are not late. Bye Bye Your aunt Auntie rosa"" Sent to Mr.A. Bassano in Paris, Texas. Postmarked Oct 15, 1907 in Oklahoma City.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[St. Patricks' Academy, Paris, Texas]

Description: Color postcard with an image of a building. Above the image is the text, "St. Patricks' Academy, Paris, Tex." handwritten is, "This is now an infirmary and Mary Baker was sick where the x is. 10/23/05." The correspondence on the back of the postcard reads, "Dear-Little Darling:- How are you today. Why don't you write to 'Anto' and tell me how you are. 'Anto' love you just lots and lots. do you love 'Anto' your Anto Rosa." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 East 5 Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Oct 23, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Street Scene, Paris, Texas]

Description: Postcard with an image of a street scene in Paris, Texas. There are several pedestrians and buildings in the picture. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "Precious, company came last night so I didn't write to your mud. Auntie." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 East 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Mar 6, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Street Scene, Paris, Texas

Description: Monochromatic postcard depicting a street scene in Paris, Texas. A trolley is coming down a street lined with stores and businesses. Written on the front of the postcard, "My Dear Little Precious:- Why don't you hurry up and let me know you are coming to see me? Much love to Daddy, Mud, and your dear little self. Aunt Rosa" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, #206 East 5th, Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris R.P.O. on Mar 19, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Texas and Pacific Railway Depot, Paris, Tex.

Description: Color postcard picturing the Texas and Pacific Railway Depot in Paris, Texas. It is a red brick building with many gables, a cart in front of it and a fence beside it. The correspondence says, " Dear Little Precious, Poppa is sick this morning and wants to see you awfully bad. we will all be mighty glad when Dec comes if it brings you and Mud. Lovingly, Auntie." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 East 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Oct. 15, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

A View in Wariick Park, Paris, Tex.

Description: Color photo postcard picturing Wariick Park in Paris, Texas. Pedestrians walk along the pathway near a grove of trees. Three tents sit near the pathway. Handwritten on the front, "Wister, Okla. Jan 19th/08" Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Sis, Everything is lovely & I've gone having a high time (that's me) will leave here in a few minutes & hope there will be no more trouble I am dead tired got here at 5 a.m. no sleep" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, 527 S. 18th St., Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Wister, Okla. on Jan. 19, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

View of Church St., Paris, Tex.

Description: Color postcard picturing Church St. in Paris, Texas. Homes with large porches line the street. The date 10/22/07 is writtenon the front of the card.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes