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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

I will be up as soon as possible

Description: Colored postcard depicting a man falling down a flight of stairs. His pocket watch is flying out of his vest and he holds a bucket and shovel for coal in his hands. Written on the card is, "I will be up as soon as possible." Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello Rosa, how are you and your position coming. you must come to see us some of these long come shorts. Sam." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Ladonia, Tex on Sept 30, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Windmill in Winter]

Description: Color postcard depicting a winter scene with a footbridge in the foreground and a windmill in the background. Printed on the card, "With Best Wishes for a Happy Christmas" and handwritten, "Mr & Mrs, B. A. Hodges." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Temple, Tex. on Dec 23, 1904.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Heartiest Congratulations

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting a girl driving an automobile decorated with flowers. She holds an envelope in her hand with a heart on it. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Diddleday, I rec your card this is for my little sweetheart. We are well hope you are the same. Lovingly, Milton Weber." It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, 417 High Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Temple, Texas on Jan 16, 1909.
Date: unknown
Creator: Weber, Milton
Item Type: Postcard

[Lee Hotel in Oklahoma City]

Description: Color postcard depicting the Lee Hotel in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is a five-story red brick building with striped awnings on some of the windows. There are carts and pedestrians in the streets near the building. A sign on the street level reads, "Democratic Headquarters." Handwritten on the front is the date, "July 8th/07" Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear folks - we arrived all O.K. & all feel pretty good today. hope Jack is improving, had as very pleasant trip, will write tomorrow. do you all miss us Lovingly, Alice & her." It is addressed to Mr. A. Bassano, 527 S. Mill St., Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla on Jul 9, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Power Plant and Brew House at Anheuser Busch.

Description: Color postcard picturing the "Power Plant and Brew House" of the Anheuser Busch Brewing Association. Printed below the picture, "19,000 horsepower" and "8500 barrels daily" It is a large red brick building in St. Louis, Missouri.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Bringing Home the Game

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting a cupid dragging a string with red hearts and arrows behind him. Stamped envelopes float above his head; handwritten notes on the envelopes say "Miss R.L. Dill Okla City", Mrs. Alice Dill Okla C-Okla.", and "Earl Dill, O.C.O." Correspondence on the back reads, "Pap was not quite so well yesterday. I guess he has taken a fresh cold but I haven't seen him today as he was not awake when I left. He's not much sick just can't get over the grippe. What her doing did her get her valentine. Rosa" It is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, 517 High Street, Oklahoma City Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Feb 13, 1909.
Date: February 13, 1909
Item Type: Postcard

[Grand Entrance to the Reservation, Hot Springs, Arkansas]

Description: Color postcard picturing the Grand Entrance to the Government Reservation in Hot Springs, Arkansas with its walls and gate. 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

[Prisoner]

Description: Color postcard depicting a man in prison wearing a striped shirt with handcuffs on his wrists. Printed on the card, "Am not at liberty just now" handwritten on the front of the card, "and that's the truth too. If I was I would come to the show, but I 'ain't'."It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas, c/o P.C.C. It is postmarked Roxton, Tex on Oct 3, 1906.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

Watch and Pray

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting two kittens looking over a fence with daisies on it. Written below them are the words, "Watch and pray that ye enter not into temptation MATT. XXVI 41." Handwritten on the edge of the card is, "Mudder." There is no correspondence on back of the card.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard