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[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

[A Good Book is the Best Companion]

Description: Color postcard with an image of two young girls in red dresses reading books at opposite ends of a large table. Below the table is the text, "A good book is the best companion" and handwritten at the bottom of the postcard is, "No it isn't my baby [ ]. Aunt R."
Date: 1906
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[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

["Texas-Colorado Limited" in West Dallas]

Description: Photograph of Texas and Pacific Railway's "Texas-Colorado Limited" train No. 24 eastbound, in West Dallas, around 1907. This ancient consist, comprising seven cars, is all of wood construction.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Maiden Run of "Pennsylvania Special"]

Description: Heading out of the old Exchange Place Station in Jersey City, a spindly Atlantic type 4-4-2 locomotive and four de luxe coaches begin the maiden run of the "Pennsylvania Special" in June of 1902. Twenty hours and 912 miles later she will enter Chicago having given birth to a new era in passenger travel. On that same day in June the New York Central Railroad's "Twentieth Century Limited" also went into service. By 1929 all of the Pennsy's Atlantics had given way to the famed K4s Pacifics on first-class passenger runs.
Date: June 1902
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Crying Girl]

Description: Brown monochromatic postcard depicting a girl in a dress, apron and straw hat who is crying and standing next to a boy who wears shorts, a jacket and a tie. They are standing buy a house. Below them is written, "You're the only girl I ever loved - but I can't keep telling you so all the time." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas, S. Mill St. It is postmarked Paris & Cleb. R.P.O. on Apr 24, 1907.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Raleigh Court, Jamestown Exposition, 1907

Description: Color postcard picturing the Raleigh Court at the Jamestown Exposition in 1907. There is a lake in the foreground with many boats on it, walkways lined with lamp posts along the water, and numerous red buildings in the background with landscaping and fountains. Printed on the back is the description of the picture, "No. 109. Raleigh Court, Jamestown Exposition, 1907. Starting from the U.S. Government pier in the foreground at the left and going around and back to the westerly wing of the pier, this view shows the following buildings: U.S. Government Fisheries Exhibit, Machinery and Transportation, Mines and Metallurgy, State's Exhibits, Auditorium, Food Products, Manufacturers and Liberal Arts, U.S. Government Exhibits, Smithsonian Institute, National Museum Exhibits, etc., etc." Correspondence on the card reads," This looks well on a card, but in reality it is bum, in big letters. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, S. Mill St., Paris, Texas. it is postmarked Norfolk, Va on Sept 22, 1907.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

San Fernando Cathedral and City Hall, San Antonio, Tex.

Description: Color postcard picturing the city of San Antonio. In the center of the picture stands San Fernando Cathedral with San Antonio City Hall behind it. A date "10-12006 #9" is handwritten on the front. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked San Antonio, Tex. on Oct. 12, 1906.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Meridian College

Description: Shows only building of Meridian College soon after completion. The building is stone, three stories with basement windows showing. Can see countryside and hill in back of building. Photo by Walter B Parker Sr. taken in 1907.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

Birthday for Liv Grimland

Description: Large family group, honoring Liv Grimland's 90th birthday, on June 14, 1900. Those indentified are Oscar Grimland, J K Grimland, Kalmar Grimland, Lue Grimland, Orus Solberg, Otto Solberg, Selmer Solberg, Callie Solberg, Nils Grimland, Gunsten Grimland, Yern Grimland, Kerste Grimland Solberg, Inger Halverson Grimland, Isaac Solberg, Benjamin Grimland, Tom Grimland, Olena Grimland,Inez Grimland, Flora Grimland,Hattie Grimland, Sophie Brown Grimland, Annie Olson Grimland, Mary Johnson Grimland, Edward Grimland, Lucy Wallace Grimland, Roy Grimland, Clara Swenson Grimland, Cora Grimland, Anton Peterson, Laura Grimland (Nelson). Yern and Liv Grimland are seated in Rockers, second row center. Ole Solberg, Sr, Theresa Jenson Grimland, Chris Solberg, Neal Grimland, John Grimland, Robert Grimland, John Soloberg, Pete Grimland, Jennie Grimland, Jim Grimland, Lisse Solberg, Anna Grimland, Ole Solberg, Jr, Nora Grimland, Molly Grimland, Lou Solberg, John Grimland, Andrew Grimland.
Date: June 14, 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

Men Working at Clifton Lutheran College

Description: 10 workers in front of Clifton College, some holding tools and some resting on lumber. The men standing in front of the building are, left to right, Ole Knudson, Frederick Hogeroll, Aslak O Seljos, Torger T Hogeroll, Dan Nelson, N Jacob Nelson and Hendrick Dahl.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

Veterans and Dames of 1846

Description: Group of men and women posing on the steps of the Tarrant County Courthouse, first row is seated and six rows standing on steps. Photograph taken by Charles L Swartz, May 22, 1902. Mrs. M. Moore Murdock, founder of The Dames of 1846, is seated in the center of the front row.
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[The Victory]

Description: Color postcard with an image of a dog tearing apart a little girl's doll as the little girl cries in the background. Beneath the image is the text, "THE VICTORY." Handwritten on the front of the postcard is "2. Anto Rosa 4/29/07" and by the image of the little girl is handwritten "Don't cry." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Apr 29.
Date: 1906
Creator: Gross, O.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[The Attack]

Description: Color postcard with an image of a child holding her doll as a dog tries to pull it away from her. Below the image is the text, "THE ATTACK". Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "1. Hy Jack and Her. 4/29/07 Anto." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill 206 East 5th Street Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Apr 29.
Date: 1906
Creator: Gross, O.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Grand Lagoon, St Louis Exposition

Description: Color postcard depicting the Grand Lagoon, patterned after the one in Venice, Italy. Gondola boats float across the water. This postcard is an advertisement for the Regal Shoe Company of Boston. They offer to send a free map of the exposition to anyone interested. Handwritten on the front of the card, "Hello your self. I have been to fair & returned had fun plenty. You owe me letter. Your friend, S.G.F. Was at fair ten days. Why did you not write you before you went." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex., South Mill St. It is postmarked Cincinnati, Ohio on Oct 27, 1904.
Date: 1904
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[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

The Little Hayseeds, Their First Trolley Ride

Description: Color postcard depicting riders on a trolley car: a driver in a uniform, a girl with blonde pigtails, and a person in a raincoat with an umbrella. Printed on the card, " The Little Hayseeds, Their First Trolley Ride" and handwritten is, " Nene's mother thought her shoes were so pretty" Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear [ ]. Nene got home all right. It is so hot today but looks like rain. Mama has been sick & so has Nene's Aunt. Nene will write to you when she has time to sool off. Tell Pappa hello! Yours, Nene".
Date: 1907
Creator: Hutaf, August
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Sweet Little Maid

Description: "Just Girl" series no. 9 color postcard, depicting a woman in a large hat covered in pink flowers with a large bow tying it to her head. A poem on the front of the card reads, "'Sweet little maid with eyes of brown, If I ask your age will you call me down?' 'Oh no,' said she with a glance caressing, 'Dear little man, just keep on guessing.'" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, c/o Mrs. E.A. Dill, 629 Chickasha Ave, Chickasha, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Feb 7, 1908.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Childress High School Girls Basketball Team 1903]

Description: Photograph of the Childress High School Girls Basketball Team in 1903. They are posing in three rows: the back row is standing, the middle row is kneeling, and the front row is lying on the floor. They are all holding hands.
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

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