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[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

Tarrant County Court House, Fort Worth, Texas

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Tushaquint, Indian Chief

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

The Cave of the Winds in Winter, Niagara Falls

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

View of Seventeenth Street, Denver

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Mt. Adams Incline and Rockwood Pottery, Cincinnati, Ohio

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Church and Footbridge in Winter]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

A Favorite of Fortune

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Army and Navy Hospital in Hot Springs, Arkansas]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Crying Girl]

Description: 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.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Postcard

A Happy Christmas to You - Bishop's Tawton

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wimbush, H. B.
Item Type: Postcard