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[Wooden Flowers]

Description: Color postcard of wood with a relief carving of flowers on top of it. The flowers are painted lavender and purple with green and brown leaves on the stem. Correspondence on the back is illegible. The card is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, 509. N. Broadway, Okla City, Okla. It is postmarked Corsicana, Tex on May 7, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Wooden Plank Road]

Description: Photograph of early Texas boomtown, possibly Orangefield. A wooden plank road runs through it. Automobiles share the road with pedestrians. On the right is the Carr Hotel. A dirt sidewalk runs between the road and the businesses.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Woodmen of the World]

Description: Large group of men, women and children posing in front of Iredell Hotel, some standing on balcony, and some standing on porch, back of photograph says "Daddy is standing by post on lower porch" and "Taken in Iredell at time of Hickory Walling Unveiling, August 1905"
Date: 1905~
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

Workers sweeping an arena

Description: Several workers maintain the floor of a large bull fighting arena while hundreds of people are in the audience. In the forefront there are there are two men in bullfighting regalia preparing for the event.
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

[Working Overtime]

Description: Color postcard depicting a man and woman embracing. Written in the card is, "Have no time to write Working overtime Don't Worry" Correspondence on the back reads, "9-1-09 My dear Peoples- Well I got home OK and found Miss E. here - I have started in to work this A.M. so haven't time to write now. Will write soon. Lovingly, Rosa" It is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, 517 High St. Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Sep 1, 1909.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[World Youth Conference]

Description: Photograph of the World Youth Conference. Five buses are parked in a row with all the members of the conference standing in front of the buses, waving at the photographer. The conference was held at Methodist Temple on Fifth Street because the First Christian Church did not have a large enough place to have the meeting.
Date: February 11, 1955
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Wreckage near the causeway]

Description: Photograph of aftermath of the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. A square structure sits in a pool of water. Inscription on back of photo, "More storm wreckage near the causeway. Don't know what this is nor where it came from."
Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History