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[Mary Conner College]

Description: Postcard with an image of Mary Conner College located in Paris, Texas. Below the image is the text, "Mary Conner College, Paris, Texas. The correspondence on the back of the postcard reads, "From your 'Auto' Rosa Bassano." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on May 13, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Mary Conner College, Paris, Texas

Description: Green monochromatic postcard depicting Mary Conner College in Paris, Texas. Female students stand on the lawn and next to the building, while others sit on balconies of the four-story building. On the back, the correspondence reads, "My dear Little Precious, I wonder what you are doing tonight. I would give a whole lot to see you and get just one kiss and hug with two little hands for I am so blue I am sick. Your Auntie Rosa". It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 296 East 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris RRO May 10, 1907. The date 5/9/07 is written on the front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[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

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

[Nellie Ballentine Walker]

Description: Nellie Ballentine Walker as a toddler. She was born February 27, 1872, the daughter of Albert A. and Margaret J. Walker. Albert Walker was a dentist in Paris.
Date: 1875~
Creator: Lynn, S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[North East Corner of Plaza, Paris, Texas]

Description: Color postcard with an image of the plaza in Paris, Texas. Below the image is the text, "North East Corner of Plaza, Paris, Texas." The correspondence on the back reads, "Am glad you are having such a good time. Play all you can this summer for you know what next winter will bring. 'Fresh.' But I am sure you will make it all right - anything can be accomplished with work. Lovingly [ ]." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 319 W. Noble St., Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Tex. on Jul 29, 1919.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Paris High School, Paris, Tex.]

Description: Color postcard with an image of Paris High School located in Paris, Texas. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "10/16/07 From 'Aunto'." The correspondence on the back reads, "My dear-Little Precious. 'Anto' would give almost any thing in the world to see you this morning. I am so blue I am almost crazy. and I know your little old bright sweet ways would help a whole lot. hurry and come to see Anto and pap-pa. Your-Loving 'Anto'." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 East 5th Street, Oklahoma, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Oct 16, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Paris, Texas]

Description: Street scene in Paris.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Paris, Texas Court House]

Description: Postcard with an image of the Paris, Texas court house. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "My Dear-'Little Rosa', I ment to write to your mamma last night buy Cosin Mary phoned for us so we went down there. Will try and write tonight." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 East 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Mar 5, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Pearl U. McComas]

Description: Pearl U. McComas, about 1883. Pearl was the daughter of Arthur McComas and Kate Hale McComas of Paris.
Date: 1883~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards