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[Anheuser Busch Brewing Association]

Description: Picture of the Anheuser Busch Brewing Association in St. Louis, Missouri. It is a large complex of red brick buildings, some with towers and some with smokestacks. On the back is a partial advertisement for Budweiser beer.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Baby on Fur

Description: Photograph of an infant in a long white dress. The baby is sitting atop a wicker chair that is covered in a large piece of light-colored fur.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Bird Cage, Forest Park, St. Louis, Mo.

Description: Large aviary at Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri. Some large birds are standing nearby while swans swim in the pond. Correspondence on the back reads, "Have been here all day long and sure am tired. will leave at 8:15. Haven't seen a soul I knew, would have phoned Miss King but couldn't locate her - she may not be here. Rosa" It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill P.O. Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked St. Louis, Mo on Aug 30, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

["The Bluebonnet" in Cuba, Missouri]

Description: St. Louis - San Francisco (Frisco) Railway's de Luxe passenger train - "The Bluebonnet" (jointly operated with the Missouri - Kansas - Texas Railroad) train No. 8, northbound, headed by Engine No. 4501, a Northern type 4-8-4 locomotive, rolls on the high iron at a speed of a mile a minute through the town of Cuba, Missouri, enroute to St. Louis.
Date: 1948~
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

A Boy, Girl and Baby

Description: Studio photograph of three children. On the left side of the photo stands a young girl in a white dress with lace, black stockings and boots and dark hair. On the left side is a small boy with a frilly shirt, short pants, dark stockings and boots, and an over-sized bow pinned to his shirt. Between the boy and girl is an elaborate wicker chair upon which sits a baby boy with blond hair who is wearing a long-sleeved white dress. They are standing on top of cloth and behind them is a fake backdrop.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Boy Sitting in Chair with Tassels

Description: Studio photograph of a small boy sitting in a one-armed decorative chair. The boy is wearing a dark short suit with stockings and boots. His hair is parted on the side and his left leg is bent underneath his right leg. The chair has a floral print on it and the edges have large tassels hanging from them. Behind him is a fake backdrop.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington, J.M.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Couple in Nice Clothes with Podium

Description: Studio photograph of J.D. Harl and Ida June Foster Harl. He wears a dark suit and boots. He has a mustache and his dark hair is parted on the side. She is wearing a dark dress with fur trim on the skirt and ruffled bustle. The top has many buttons going up the center. There is a white bow on her left shoulder and there is a high lace collar. Her hair is pulled up and curled. Between the couple is a wooden podium upon which his left arm and her right is resting. They are standing on top of a rug and behind them is a backdrop with a fireplace and mantle, window and a flower vase.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington, J.M.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Elizabeth Foster

Description: Studio photograph of Elizabeth Foster from the bust up. She is wearing a dark dress with puffed sleeves and a high smooth collar. Pinned to the collar is a brooch that depicts a small smiling child with it's finger raised.
Date: unknown
Creator: Heyser, J.T.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Elizabeth Wilson Foster

Description: Studio photograph of a the baby Elizabeth Wilson Foster. She is sitting in an elaborate wicker chair that is covered in the large piece of fur. She is wearing a white lace dress and has a necklace around her neck.
Date: unknown
Creator: Healy, A.A.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Girl in Dress with Bows and Tassels

Description: Photograph of a young woman in a dark dress. The dress is decorated elaborately with bows covering the bottom hem, bust, and cuffs of the sleeves. Around the thigh and knee areas on the dress are three tassels connected together through decorated loops on the dress. She is wearing dark stockings and white shoes with large bows. Her right hand is bent upwards towards her head. She stands on cloth and there is a fake backdrop behind her.
Date: unknown
Creator: Simington
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Grand Lagoon, St Louis Exposition

Description: Color postcard depicting the Grand Lagoon, patterned after the one in Venice, Italy. Gondola boats float across the water. This postcard is an advertisement for the Regal Shoe Company of Boston. They offer to send a free map of the exposition to anyone interested. Handwritten on the front of the card, "Hello your self. I have been to fair & returned had fun plenty. You owe me letter. Your friend, S.G.F. Was at fair ten days. Why did you not write you before you went." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex., South Mill St. It is postmarked Cincinnati, Ohio on Oct 27, 1904.
Date: 1904
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Hot Springs, Ark.

Description: Color postcard with views of Hot Springs, Arkansas. One view shows Government Lake on Whittington Avenue and the other Central Avenue. A U.S. emblem with an eagle is on the card. On the back is a picture of the entrance to the U.S. Reservation Hot Springs, Ark. Under the picture is written, "Crystal Grotto, Hot Springs, Ark. Reservation Exhibit, U.S. Government Building, World's Fair, St. Louis". There is no correspondence on the card.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Hot Springs, Arkansas

Description: Color postcard picturing the Promenade along the Government Reservation in Hot Springs, Arkansas on the front. Pedestrians walk near a park with the Garland County court house in the background. On the back is a black and white picture of the Crystal Grotto, Hot Springs, Ark. Reservation Exhibit, U. S. Government Building, World's Fair, St, Louis.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

["The Kansas City Star"]

Description: On a snowy morning at 10 o'clock, with the temperature at 18 degrees, the Union Pacific Railroad's No. 69, westbound, headed by Engine No. 2877, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, departs from the Kansas City Union Station enroute from St. Louis to Denver on January 5, 1947.
Date: January 5, 1947
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Lily Pond, Shaw's Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A.

Description: Color postcard with a picture of the Lily Pond at Shaw's Garden in St. Louis , Missouri. Men and women stroll through the park near the pond and a large glass-covered greenhouse admiring the plants and flowers. Handwritten on the front is, "8/20/08 Does she look familiar-" On the back the correspondences reads, "Have just passed that reservoir in St. L- that we all walked the Sunday we were here. am leaving, in fact am in Ill.passing the place we passed on the cart. The weather is perfect. Saw a friend of mine in St. L - I used to know at home. Rose" It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla. P.O. Box 838. It is postmarked Danville & Thebes, Ill., Aug 21, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes