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[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

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