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Bringing Home the Game

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting a cupid dragging a string with red hearts and arrows behind him. Stamped envelopes float above his head; handwritten notes on the envelopes say "Miss R.L. Dill Okla City", Mrs. Alice Dill Okla C-Okla.", and "Earl Dill, O.C.O." Correspondence on the back reads, "Pap was not quite so well yesterday. I guess he has taken a fresh cold but I haven't seen him today as he was not awake when I left. He's not much sick just can't get over the grippe. What her doing did her get her valentine. Rosa" It is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, 517 High Street, Oklahoma City Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Feb 13, 1909.
Date: February 13, 1909
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Davis Brothers Steam Thresher

Description: Crew of several men and young boys posing for picture, while working in hay field. Two young boys standing in front, barefoot and wearing straw hats, beside man. Two men beside thresher, two young boys sitting next to wheel of thresher, three wagons full of hay with men standing on top, one empty with one man standing in wagon, and one being unloaded onto hay stack, one man holding team of mules, and one buggy. Scene is on the August Bernhardt farm.
Date: 1909~
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Shoenail Cook, Bill Stone and Family]

Description: Photograph of the family of Bill Stone, the long-time cook at the Shoenail Ranch. The family is sitting in two rows on rocks on the side of a hill. From the left sits Bill stone and his wife Lee Stone. Next to them on the right hand side sits their daughter, Nellie Mae, holding her youngest son, baby William, and her husband, Hugh Hassell. In the front row sits Nellie Mae and Hugh Hassell's children (from left) Emma Stone, Rose Stone, and Floyd Stone.
Date: 1909
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Three Cheers for George Washington]

Description: Color postcard with an image of two young children looking up at a portrait of George Washington. One of the children is holding an American flag. The text in the upper left hand corner reads, "Three Cheers for George Washington." Handwritten by the little girl is "Rosa Louise", by the little boy is "Philipp", and above George Washington is "Geo." The correspondence on the back of the postcard reads, "My dear Baby, Auntie wants to see you so bad her don't know what to do. do you love your auntie and do you want to see her from your your loving Lantie Rosa." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Feb 24, 1909.
Date: 1909
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Watercolor]

Description: This is a watercolor depicting a two story four square home. The sidewalk and yard also appear in the painting. A handwritten note on the back explains that this house was built just north of Louise Roll's house. It burned in 1945.
Date: 1909
Creator: Louise Roll
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village