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[Baltimore Building and Lee Building in Oklahoma City]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

["Sunset on the Beach" in Galveston, Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Easter Greetings

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Cotton Compress

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Pair of Birds]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Sport on the Beach

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Rock of Ages

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Easter Greetings

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Wishing You a Happy New Year, 1909

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[George Washington]

Description: 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."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Sherwood Inn, Fortress Monroe, Va.

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cheyne, C.E.
Item Type: Postcard

Henderson Street, Fort Worth, Texas

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[With Best Wishes for a Happy New Year]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Easter Greetings

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Flowers and Fruit]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Lonely Baby]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

A View in Wariick Park, Paris, Tex.

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Fighting Mosquitos]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Young Lady Wanted

Description: 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."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[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

Hot Springs, Arkansas

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Beach Scene at Epworth Heights

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Loves Fortune Telling

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard