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[Best Easter Wishes]
Color postcard with an image of a young boy holding a hen in a basket while standing through a giant egg. The text below the boy is, "Best Easter Wishes." Above the image is illegible handwriting.
[Confederate Monument, Paris, Tex.]
Postcard with an image of a Confederate monument located in Paris, Texas. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "My own Baby, Aunt Rosa sure want to see you tonight."
[Easter Greetings]
Color postcard with an image of two birds and flowers. Below the image is the text, "Easter Greetings." On the front of the postcard is some illegible handwriting.
[A Good Book is the Best Companion]
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."
[A Joyful Easter]
Color postcard with an image of a young boy holding a hen. He is surrounded by flowers.
[Our Egg-cellent Army]
Color postcard with an image of three eggs dressed in military uniform. Below the image is the text, "Our Egg-cellent Army" and handwritten is, "A Happy Easter."
[First N.E. Church, Oklahoma City, Okla.]
Color postcard with an image of a church. The text above the image is, "20486 - First N.E. Church, OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla."
[Such a Jolly Time]
Postcard with an image of a young child playing on the shore of a body of water. Below the image is the text, "Such a Jolly Time."
[Easter Greetings]
Color postcard with an image of a young boy holding a nest full of eggs with a hen sitting on top. The child is coming through a giant sized egg and there are flowers surrounding the giant egg. Below the boy is the text, "Easter Greetings."
[Friday]
Color postcard with an image of a young girl in a red dress cleaning. The girl is sweeping with a broom and there is a bucket of water at her feet. Below the image is the text, "Friday" and handwritten is, "From Dorothy Katheryne Erler." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 527 S 18th St., Paris, Tex.
[Paris Cotton Compress & Platform, Paris, Texas]
Postcard with an image of the Paris Cotton Compress & Platform located in Paris, Texas.
[Baltimore Building and Lee Building in Oklahoma City]
Monochromatic postcard with pictures of two buildings in Oklahoma City. On the left is the Baltimore Building, a five-story building with Seaver Drugs on its first floor. On the right is the Lee Building, another five story brick building. Printed on the card, "Greetings from Oklahoma City, Okla." Handwritten on the front, July 13th/ 07, Dear Pap- Jack came all right - & seems to be perfectly well but I was surprised to see him so soon. not a line from any of you yet. He is not so well has an eye tooth nearly through. will write you tomorrow. Alice" It is addressed to Mr. A. Bassano, 527 S. Mill St, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on July 13, 1907.
["Sunset on the Beach" in Galveston, Texas]
Monochromatic photo postcard depicting approximately 60 bathers in Galveston Bay. The picture is taken from the shore at sunset. Men, women, and children are in the bathing attire of 1907. Printed on the card, "Greetings from Galveston - A Sunset on the Beach." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. P.O. Box 43. It is postmarked Paris, Tex.
Easter Greetings
Color postcard with a large baby chick standing on some grass and the words, "Easter Greetings" above it. Correspondence on the back reads, "Have you got some chickens like this. I have about thirty little ones. Ammous" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High St. Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Texarkana & Whites. on Apr 9, 1909.
Cotton Compress
Black and white print of a "Cotton Compress" on a postcard. It pictures a long open building with hundreds of bales of cotton sitting outside of it. Handwritten on the card, " My Dear Sis - wish you would find time to write a long letter Emb came yes-many thanks. Coat goods 45 in wide & 3.20 per yd. Tell M. to hurry if she wants it for there is only a small piece left. "Her" sends you kisses. Lovingly, Alice I am making you a waist for your B.D. I am sorry I am so slow[ ] takes 1/2 of my time. Oct 18th/06." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, c/o P.C. College, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Oct. 19, 1906.
[Pair of Birds]
Embossed color postcard depicting a pair of birds together on a branch covered in blue forget-me-nots and white flowers. Below the picture is written, "To my Valentine." Correspondence on the back reads, "From Aunt Louise." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High St. Oklahoma, Okla. It is postmarked Waco, Texas on Feb 12, 1909.
Sport on the Beach
Color photo postcard picturing 4 men and 4 women on the beach at Atlantic City, New Jersey. They are in their swim suits and posing on the beach. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Atlantic City, N.J. on Sept 17, 1907.
Rock of Ages
Embossed color postcard with a small scene of a girl hugging a cross in rays of light, beneath it are the the words, "Rock of Ages," the lyrics and music to the song are included as well. There are also white lilies and crocuses decorating the card. Correspondence on the back reads, "everything is fine though mother [ ] is real sick Maude. It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, 517 High St. Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Tuttle, Okla. on Mar 2 1909.
Easter Greetings
Embossed color postcard depicting a woman wearing a purple dress and hat and carrying Easter lilies. "Easter Greetings" is written on the card. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas.
Wishing You a Happy New Year, 1909
Embossed color postcard depicting two white doves standing on a heart shaped bunch of forget-me-not flowers. Above them is "1909" formed of red roses and below them is written, "Wishing You A Happy New Year." Correspondence on the back reads, " Dear Rosa Louise:- I suppose Santa Claus was good to you. He was very good to me. When are you coming home? I want to see you. Love from your mother, daddy & your baby Dorothy Katherine Erler." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 18th Street, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Jan 1, 1909.
[George Washington]
Color postcard with a portrait of George Washington in an oval frame topped with red, white, and blue ribbons. Below the picture is written, "Here's to the Birthday we now celebrate." Correspondence on the back reads, "Lookout tomorrow, mailed on the 12.40 Train for a 'ery vay ersonal pay' etter lay. #9 -Lovingly, Rosa Edna has a new girl."
Sherwood Inn, Fortress Monroe, Va.
Photo postcard of the Sherwood Inn of Fortress Monroe, Virginia. The four-story building is on a street corner. It has a front porch with a balcony above it, a round turret on its left, many brick chimneys, and awnings on the windows. Handwritten on the front, "9-21-07. Home ain't nothing like this - C.F.C." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, S. Mill St., Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Fortress Monreo, Va. on Sept 21, 1907.
Henderson Street, Fort Worth, Texas
Color postcard picturing Henderson Street in Fort Worth, Texas. The street is lined with trees. On the back the correspondence reads, "helo baby are you Glad that dady is all most Ready to come back home and have some tea party with you dad will be home Satday or Sunday. be good Baby Your Dady." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, Okla City, 417 High St.,Okla. It is postmarked Decatur, Tex on Feb 3, 1909.
[With Best Wishes for a Happy New Year]
Color postcard with the illustration of a child angel standing before an elderly man and the rising sun. On the front of the postcard is handwritten, " Lovingly Aunt Louise." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, #109 West Park Place, Oklahoma City, OK. It is postmarked Waco, Tex on Jan 2.
Easter Greetings
Embossed color postcard depicting roosters and a chicken carting a large pink egg tied with a ribbon and flowers. The background is silver and has "Easter Greetings" written on it. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High St., Oklahoma City, Okla.
[Flowers and Fruit]
Color postcard depicting a colorful bouquet of flowers with fruit. Printed on the card, "Some of our Specialties. Compliments H.J. Weber & Sons Nursery Co. Nursery, P.O. Mo, Send for Catalogue. Free to Applicants. There is no other correspondence on the card.
[Lonely Baby]
Color postcard depicting a little girl holding a doll and crying. There are blocks and doll-sized furniture nearby. Printed on the card, "Can't you see I'm lonely, Lonely as can be" Handwritten on the card, "Aug 7th 07, 18 mos. old Friday, 'anto,' your baby Rosa L." Correspondence on the back reads, " Your letter came to Mud this morning she was getting pretty swelled up at you. we will be awful glad to see you hurry a& come on. Your R.L.D." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, #527 S. 18th St, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Aug 9, 1907.
A View in Wariick Park, Paris, Tex.
Color photo postcard picturing Wariick Park in Paris, Texas. Pedestrians walk along the pathway near a grove of trees. Three tents sit near the pathway. Handwritten on the front, "Wister, Okla. Jan 19th/08" Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Sis, Everything is lovely & I've gone having a high time (that's me) will leave here in a few minutes & hope there will be no more trouble I am dead tired got here at 5 a.m. no sleep" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, 527 S. 18th St., Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Wister, Okla. on Jan. 19, 1908.
[Fighting Mosquitos]
Color post card advertising Woodward Wight & Co., a New Orleans supply house which sold just about everything. A man is carrying a gun, a rifle, a shield and a sword facing a stegomyia, a yellow mosquitothat carried yellow fever. Across the top is written, "Woodward, Wight & Co., Ltd. We are after your orders too." In the center of the card is written, "Way down in my heart I have a feeling for you." Under the yellow mosquito is written, "This is a Stegomyia." It is addressed to the Cotton Oil Co. Shreveport, La. It is postmarked New Orleans, La. on Sept 4, 1905.
Young Lady Wanted
Comical color postcard depicting a young man in a room scrubbing an article of clothing on a washboard in a barrel. Clothes hang on a makeshift clothesline behind him. Printed under the picture, "Young lady wanted to keep house for Single Young Man. (State salary required.)" Correspondence on the back reads, " Hello Sweety, What do you say to this do you notice my friend."
[Greetings From Paris]
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.
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Color postcard picturing the Promenade along the Government Reservation in Hot Springs, Arkansas on the front. Pedestrians walk near a park with the Garland County court house in the background. On the back is a black and white picture of the Crystal Grotto, Hot Springs, Ark. Reservation Exhibit, U. S. Government Building, World's Fair, St, Louis.
Beach Scene at Epworth Heights
Photo postcard picturing a scene at Epworth Heights, a beach on Lake Michigan. A child sits on the sand looking out at the waves breaking on the shore. Handwritten on the front, "Hope Mr. Bailey gave you the other week. Mr. Clarke" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, 527 So. Mill St., Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Ludington Mich on Aug 27, 1907.
Loves Fortune Telling
Embossed color postcard depicting a girl sitting across a table from a cupid who is telling her fortune. Across the top of the card is written, "Loves Fortune Telling" and across the bottom, "A light gentleman offers you his heart." Correspondence on the back reads, "Wednesday How are you little girl. This morning. Will be out there Saturday morning. Go to [ ] Saturday evening. Lovingly, Maude. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High St. Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Feb. 17, 1909.
Tarrant County Court House, Fort Worth, Texas
Color postcard with a picture of the Tarrant County Court House in Fort Worth, Texas. The red granite building is in a Renaissance Revival style. The card is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, Okla City.
Tushaquint, Indian Chief
Color postcard with a picture of Indian Chief, Tushaquint wearing his native costume, including a large headdress of feathers. It is a "Souvenir of the Rocky Mountains" postcard. Written on the front, "From the heart of the Rockies we send you greetings, Sam and [ ]" It is addressed to Mr and Mrs. Alfred Bassano, S. Mill Street, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Dec. 20, 1909.
The Cave of the Winds in Winter, Niagara Falls
Color photo postcard picturing the Cave of the Winds in Winter. Three large ice falls surround a solitary man standing in their midst. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Niagara Falls, N.Y. on Sept 10, 1907.
View of Seventeenth Street, Denver
Color postcard picturing a view of Seventeenth Street in Denver, Colorado. Brick buildings line the street where pedestrians and carriages pass by. Handwritten on the front. "Aug 1-06. Dear Rosa: We walked down this beautiful street this morning. Do you suppose we felt as small as those people look? With Love, Nellie." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. it is postmarked Denver, Colorado.
Mt. Adams Incline and Rockwood Pottery, Cincinnati, Ohio
Color postcard decorated with glitter. It depicts Mt. Adams, a large hill in Cincinnati, Ohio. Homes and businesses cover the hill and a railway while carts ascend the hill carrying loads. Printed on the card, "Mt. Adams Incline and Rockwood Pottery, Cincinnati, O" and handwritten on the front, "Hello Rose, I rec the pictures all right, Many thanks. Write me soon. Happy New Year. 1526 St. [ ] S.G.F." It is addressed to Miss Rosa N. Bassano, Paris, Tex., S. Mill St.
[Church and Footbridge in Winter]
Color postcard depicting a winter scene with a country church in the background and a footbridge with a man on it on the foreground. Written on the card, "Sincere Christmas Wishes" and handwritten, "Mr & Mrs. B.A. Hodges." It is addressed to Miss A.E. Dill, Paris, Texas.It is postmarked Temple, Tex on Dec 23, 1904.
A Favorite of Fortune
Color postcard depicting a fashionably dressed woman in turquoise, gold, green and red clothing. There is a typewriter in the top right corner of the card. Printed on the card, " A Favorite of Fortune, Judged by the dress of some typewriting maids, Typewriting must be quite the best of all trades." Handwritten on the card, "Walk fast your machine is ill. A boy from the P.C.C." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Paris & Cleb. R.P.O. on Feb 13, 1907.
[Army and Navy Hospital in Hot Springs, Arkansas]
Black and white photo postcard picturing the Army and Navy Hospital grounds in Hot Springs, Arkansas. It shows the driveway leading to the hospital with a small park on the right. Printed on the card, "U.S. Reservation Mountain Drive entering Army and Navy Hospital Grounds, Hot Springs, Ark." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex., P.O. Box 43. It is postmarked Texarkana, Ark-Tex on May 18, 1906.
[Crying Girl]
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.
A Happy Christmas to You - Bishop's Tawton
Postcard created from a painting of Bishop's Tawton by H.B. Wimbush. It pictures a road passing theough a village. Description on the back reads, "Bishop's Tawton. This pretty little village is reputed to have been a former seat of the Bishops of Devonshire, whose picturesque church, shown here, has some fine monuments and a very striking belfry screen. Behind it rises Coddon Hill(630 feet high), from whicha fine view may be had. Barnstaple proper lies two miles further on." Correspondence reads, "With best wishes C.W.B." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Lamar Co., Texas. U.S. The postmark is from Paris, Texas on Dec. 25, 1906.
Pension Bureau, Washington, D.C.
Color postcard picturing the Pension Building in Washington, D.C. It is a large square red brick building three stories high with a flag pole on top. Handwritten on the front, "9-25-07, Think I'll try to get a pension and stay here, it is so nice -C." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, S. Mill St. Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Washington, D. C. on Sept 36, 1907.
Bottling Department of Anheuser Busch Brewing Association
Color postcard showing the interior of the Bottling Department at the Anheuser Busch Brewing Association in St. Louis, Missouri. There are tables with hundreds of bottles of beer. Many barrels and boxes fill the room. Printed under the picture it says, "800,000 bottles daily."
Valentine Thoughts
Embossed color postcard depicting a flying cupid carrying a basket of roses on a silver background. Written below, are the words, "Valentine thoughts." Correspondence on the back reads, "I was in Paris Sunday but didn't see 'pap' haven't seen him since last summer. Be a good 'Little Rosa' Your friend, Ross." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla, High St. It is postmarked Feb 7, 1909.
[Valentine Post Card]
Color postcard picturing a country woman seated near a hearth with a small cupid behind her. Written on the card, "Young Cupid stands beyant th' door, Jist open it, Swateheart, do - By the rosy glow of your fire - I know, He'll whisper a saycrut to you." Handwritten on the front of the card, "Your own valentine R.L.D. Feb 14th 07" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, #527 S. Mill St, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla on Feb 13, 1907.
Kind Regards
Monochromatic postcard with the words, "Kind Regards" written across it. The word "Kind" is made up of flowers and the word "Regards" is filled with pictures of women's faces. Handwritten on the front, "Boyce 11/5/07, Saw daddy at Rosser this am but he wouldn't see me at all. Can't imagine what he had to tell me. Frank." correspondence on the back reads, "Sure tried to make "Daddy" see me this a.m. but I couldn't. Sister C- sends much love to both of you & H- will write soon. Frank." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, So. Mill St., Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Texas on Nov. 6, 1907.
St. Patrick's Day and I wish you luck
Embossed color St. Patrick's Day postcard depicting a barefoot girl in a dress holding a large four-leaf clover, or shamrock, as she chases a baby pig. "St. Patrick's Day - and I wish you luck" is printed on the card. At the bottom of the picture is handwritten, "R.L.D." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, 527. S. 18th St., Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Mar 18, 1907.