Rescuing Texas History, 2007 - 12 Matching Results

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[Where Business is Done]

Description: Color postcard picturing a street scene in Orange, Texas "Where business is done" A hardware company is on the left and horse-drawn carriages are on both sides of the street. Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello Murray, How are you? if you see Frank will you try to find out Mrs. Pittman's address and let me know. answer this to 411 Fourth St. Mary." It is addressed to Mrs. J.B. Murray, 1492 Forsythe St., Beaumont, Tex. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on Aug 20, 1908.
Date: 1908~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Picnic on Simms Place

Description: Photograph of a large group of people walking away from the camera. They are outside on grass and there are many trees. The women wear white blouses with skirts, some wear hats, the men wear trousers and shirts with hats. There are children running. In the lower left hand corner of the frame there is writing that reads, "I am in front of Bessie Huff. Picnic on Simms Place 1908". Across the bottom it reads, "Mr. and Mrs. Huff" and "Grace Bayer".
Date: July 4, 1908
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Santa and Child]

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting Santa Claus and a small child. He holds a sack in his hands and the child holds fruit and gifts in its hands. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Baby, A Merry X'mas & Happy New Year to Your Mud, Daddy & yourself. From Big Erloo, Erloo, and Baby Dorothy." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 528 Mill St. Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Dec 23, 1908.
Date: December 23, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Thanksgiving Greetings

Description: Color postcard depicting a turkey standing on the shore under a tree, next to some produce of the land. In the background is the Mayflower sailing by on the ocean. Correspondence reads, "My dear Sis, many happy T.G. Greetings for you. I have you [ ] will send it soon. Lovingly, Rosa" It is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla. P.O.Box 838. It is postmarked Monett & Paris, Texas on Nov. 25, 1908.
Date: 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Waco, Texas. New Bridge over Brazos River.

Description: Color postcard depicting the new bridge that spans the Brazos River in Waco, Texas. A park is on the bank with landscaping and sidewalks. The city of Waco is in the background. Description on the back of the card reads, " New Bridge over Brazos River. The longest arch bridge in the country around Waco is this steel arch bridge erected across the Brazos River. It is 550 feet in length, 24 feet in width, and cost $110,000. It was christened in 1901 by Miss Katie Ross, a sister of the Ex-Governor Ross of Texas, and who, in 1870, had christened the bridge located a few hundred feet further up the river." Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "Dear Dillie, Lyle has had typhoid fever for five weeks been in bed three right sick today. Yours, M.L.H." It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Waco, Texas on Sep 5, 1908.
Date: 1908~
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Canoeing Girl

Description: Color postcard with a girl wearing a blue and red sailor dress holding an oar and a booklet on the front. Postmarked in Paris, Texas on 3 Apr 1908.
Date: 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Iredell Main Street

Description: Center of photo shows steam tractor pulling some sort of grain thrasher. Shows some store fronts, with many people standing on sidewalks. Shows men, women and children, and one wagon pulled by mules on the dirt street.
Date: 1908
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission