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[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

Pension Bureau, Washington, D.C.

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Bottling Department of Anheuser Busch Brewing Association

Description: 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."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Valentine Thoughts

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Valentine Post Card]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Kind Regards

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

St. Patrick's Day and I wish you luck

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

A Happy New Year

Description: Embossed color postcard from Raphael Tuck & Sons, "New Year's Post Cards" series. Two small children hold hands as they walk, one carries a large four-leaf clover. "A Happy New Year" is written across the bottom of the card. On the back the correspondence reads, "Dear Rosa Louise, a happy New Year to you and many of them is the wish of your friend's. Ida & Ada Reed." It is addressed to Rosa Louise Dill, Oklahoma City.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

A Happy Christmas to You - Bideford

Description: Postcard created from a painting of Bideford by H.B. Wimbush. It pictures a river, a town and a bridge. Description on the back reads, "Bideford. Here from the steep green hill behind the town, Bideford is seen to best advantage, The whole width of the River Torridge, on whose western bank Bideford stands, is clearly seen, and the fourteenth century bridge across it, of 24 pointed arches and a total span of 741 feet, is manifest as a delightful promenade. The church tower visibly is old, but the rest of the building is modern." Correspondence reads, "Thank you for the letter. C.W. B." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. U.S. The postmark is from Old Hilldale, Staffordshire (England) on De 13, 06.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wimbush, H. B.
Item Type: Postcard

Easter Joys be Yours

Description: Embossed color postcard with a picture of a little angel holding onto a Lilly of the Valley plant framed in silver surrounded by Easter lilies. Written below the picture, "Easter Joys be Yours." Correspondence on the back reads, "How's my baby, did you get a box from pappa and one from Auntie this morning? Do you love Auntie very much. Auntie loves you a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck. Lovingly, Auntie" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monette & Paris on Apr 8, 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

"Statue of Victory," Shaw's Garden, St. Louis, Mo.

Description: Color postcard depicting "Statue of Victory" in a brick gazebo next to a cottage in Shaw's Park, St. Louis, Missouri. Correspondence on the back reads, "St. Louis, Thurs. 8:30. All arrived OK. Leave in an hour. Take care of the P.G.N. Office" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, S. Mill St., Paris, Texas. It is postmarked St. Louis, Mo. on Sept. 19, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard