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First Baptist Church, Paris, Tex.

Description: Color postcard depicting First Baptist Church in Paris, Texas. The church is a large brick building with a tall bell tower. It has a wrought iron fence surrounding it. Written on the front of the card, " Oct. 14, 1907 Auntie's Birthday". Correspondence on the back reads, " Your "Auntie" is the biggest ______ in the state of Texas for I have missed 2 days already sending you a card. I've got a bushel to tell Mud if I ever get time to write. "Auntie" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla.
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

[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

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

[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

[Letter from C.I. Scofield to Judge David H. Scott, April 2, 1888]

Description: Letter from Cyrus I. Scofield to Judge David Howell Scott, April 2, 1888. Discusses Mr. La Bach and how long he should be allowed to continue in his pastorate. On Letterhead of the American Home Missionary Society.
Date: April 2, 1888
Creator: Scofield, C. I. (Cyrus Ingerson), 1843-1921.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Letter from C.I. Scofield to Judge David H. Scott, January 25, 1888]

Description: Letter from C.I. Scofield to D.H. Scott, dated January 5, 1888. On the letterhead of the Central American Mission. He discusses the Paris church's idea of merging with the Southern Presbyterian Church in Paris. Scofield says, "the Southern Presbyterian Church is the deadest, most thoroughly, hopelessly fossilized religious organization on this earth today."
Date: January 25, 1888
Creator: Scofield, C. I. (Cyrus Ingerson), 1843-1921.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards