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[Canoeing]

Description: Color postcard with an image of a woman in a canoe. Below the image is the text, "Canoeing." Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "To Rosa Louise Dill From Aunt Rosa Bassano." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Apr 19, 1907.
Date: 1906
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
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Centenary Methodist Church - Palestine]

Description: The Centenary Methodist Church is one of 13 historic religious buildings identified in the survey. With its pointed, arched openings and corner towers, this institutional building is one of the city’s best examples of the Gothic Revival style, especially as interpreted on ecclesiastical buildings. The construction of massive additions on the north side have somewhat compromised the historic character but the building retains sufficient integrity to be recognizable to its period of significance. There has been an active Methodist presence in Palestine since about 1850. At that time the only local congregation met in Bascom’s Chapel, an extant building located at 812 N. Mallard, which has since been converted into a private residence. During the early 20th century the original congregation split, with some members establishing this church, the Centenary Methodist Church, and some founding Grace United Methodist Church, located just north of downtown. Locally prominent contractor John H. Gaught constructed the sanctuary of this church in 1910-11. It was renamed the First Methodist Episcopal church by the mid-1920s, and today is known as the First United Methodist church. This photo was taken when the windows could be swiveled open to catch air during the warm months of the year.
Date: 1900~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Chief Little Wound in Council]

Description: Color postcard with an image of Chief Little Wound in council with sub. chiefs and noted Sioux warriors. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "Precious let me know quick if you can start on the 30th. Your Aunt Rosa. Me 'lober oo'. 'oo lober me'?" The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 East 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Mar 15, 1907.
Date: 1907~
Creator: Hevn Photo Omaha
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes