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[Confederate Monument, Paris, Tex.]

Description: Postcard with an image of a Confederate monument located in Paris, Texas. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "My own Baby, Aunt Rosa sure want to see you tonight."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

A View in Wariick Park, Paris, Tex.

Description: Color photo postcard picturing Wariick Park in Paris, Texas. Pedestrians walk along the pathway near a grove of trees. Three tents sit near the pathway. Handwritten on the front, "Wister, Okla. Jan 19th/08" Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Sis, Everything is lovely & I've gone having a high time (that's me) will leave here in a few minutes & hope there will be no more trouble I am dead tired got here at 5 a.m. no sleep" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, 527 S. 18th St., Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Wister, Okla. on Jan. 19, 1908.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Greetings From Paris]

Description: Postcard with the text, "Greetings from Paris." Inside each box letter are images of people and buildings; a smiling moon and stars also surround the text. On the front of the postcard is handwritten, "Hello Precious: How are you to-night am so sorry you have been sick. This sure is a stormy old night. Your loving Aunt Rosa." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, c/o Mrs. E. A. Dill, 206 East 5th St., Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris & Cleb. on Mar 1, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Having a Hot Time at Paris]

Description: Color postcard made of leather. The image on the front of the postcard is of a man being cooked alive over a fire. The text on the front of the postcard reads, "Having a Hot Time at Paris" and the correspondence below reads, "and wish you were here to have it with me. Your [ ]." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 106 E. 5th St., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Nancy Della Cruse kneeling next to a puppy

Description: Nancy Della Cruse kneels next to a puppy in the yard next to a house. The place is at the Scrivner home on Polk Street in Paris, Texas. House was built and occupied in 1875 by three old maid sisters. There was an outhouse, garden, fruit trees, smoke house and the well was just off the kitchen on the porch. The teacake cookies that came out of the wood stove were the best in the whole world.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis

[Mary Connor Female College, Paris, Tex.]

Description: Postcard with an image of Mary Connor Female College in Paris, Texas. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "Feb. 18-07. Wonder how long it will be before my baby will be going to this school. Auntie Rosa."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Greetings From Roxton, TX

Description: Color postcard depicting a bunch of clover and blossoms tied with a ribbon. Hand written on the front is, "Greetings from Roxton, TX." Correspondence on the back reads, "Please hurry and let 'Auntie' come home and you and your mama come with her cause I wast to see you all. be a sweet girl all fine R.G." It is addressed to Miss Rosa L Dill, Oklahoma City, O.K.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Government Building, Paris, Texas

Description: Green monotone postcard depicting the Government Building in Paris, Texas. Correspondence on the back reads, " Your package was received many thanks for same. Aunto - Rosa." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th St. Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris R.P.O. on May 17, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

View of Church St., Paris, Tex.

Description: Color postcard picturing Church St. in Paris, Texas. Homes with large porches line the street. The date 10/22/07 is writtenon the front of the card.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Street Scene, Paris, Texas

Description: Monochromatic postcard depicting a street scene in Paris, Texas. A trolley is coming down a street lined with stores and businesses. Written on the front of the postcard, "My Dear Little Precious:- Why don't you hurry up and let me know you are coming to see me? Much love to Daddy, Mud, and your dear little self. Aunt Rosa" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, #206 East 5th, Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris R.P.O. on Mar 19, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Photo of the Paris, Texas fire of 1916]

Description: Photo of the Paris, Texas fire of 1916. The fire happened on March 21, 1916, and this appears to be an image after the fires had gone out. The rubble of buildings is on the left, and many men are walking the cleared areas, while others sit on stacks of lumber.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards