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Selling Cotton on Main Street, November 27, 1909

Description: Photograph of cotton selling. There are numerous horse-drawn vehicles carrying cotton on Main Street. Stores surround the scene on both sides of Main Street.
Date: November 27, 1909
Creator: Gale Wilcox
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

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
Item Type: Postcard
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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Hobson School Singing Group]

Description: Hobson School Singing Group in 1909. Men, women and children stand in four rows outside the school building holding books. Someone has written on the photo and numbered each individual but the names are not available.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Storch Butcher Shop - W. Spring Street]

Description: Storch Butcher Shop, taking ca. 1908. This store was located in the 100 block of West Spring Street and later became the Schuh Meat Market.
Date: 1908~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

Texas State Dental Association Photograph

Description: This is a panoramic photograph of approximately 100 people, primarily men. They are lined up in four rows outside of a building with large, arched windows. Written on the botton of the photograph is: Texas State Dental Association, Dallas, Texas 1908.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village