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[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Go on Smiling": Part 3]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska, and is the third card in a set of four romance cards. The photograph on the front of the card shows a man and a woman standing next to a creek, the woman is wearing a white dress and the man a suit and hat; the caption underneath reads: "Tho' the way seems dark and weary, do be cheery for I always will be near." There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "This is the way it seems only you are not near."
Date: October 23, 1908
Creator: Scott & Van Altena
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Go on Smiling": Part 2]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska, and is one of a set of four similar cards. The photograph shows a woman standing on a stone wall and looking down at a man sitting below another wall with a beam of sunlight shining from her face to his body; the caption underneath reads: "We'll be wedded to each other and the sunshine will be smiling on us too." There is also a note written on the back of the card in red ink.
Date: October 22, 1908
Creator: Scott & Van Altena
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Go on Smiling": Part 4]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska, and is the last of four romance cards sent to Mamie. The photograph shows a man and a woman leaning against a stone wall, the woman is wearing a white dress and the man is wearing a suit; the caption on the bottom of the photograph reads: "Promise in your eyes I find find my sunshine Go on smiling dear." There is a note on the back of the card that says: "Do you promise?"
Date: October 24, 1908
Creator: Scott & Van Altena
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "One Sight of You": Part 2]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a picture of a man sitting down and holding a woman next to him and lyrics printed below that read: "Dark are the nights, the World seems drear, Life holds no charms without you near." There is a short note written in blue ink on the back of the card that reads: "This is also the truth."
Date: 1908?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "One Sight of You": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a picture of a man and a woman standing next to a tree truck with a full moon shining in the sky; the text printed at the bottom of the card reads: "I'm starving for one sight of you, Just for a glimpse of eyes so true." There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "Watch this verse for it sure is me."
Date: 1908?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Correspondence Between Charles William Sloman and Two Reverends]

Description: Correspondence between Charles William Sloman and Reverend William McCracken concerning the sending of the marriage certificate of Charles and Sarah Sloman when they were married in New Orleans. Sloman's letter was received in New Orleans at Rector Grace Church, and forwarded to McCracken in Nebraska; he had moved here from New Orleans and the letter dated July 6, 1891 asks the new reverend there to send him the information needed. The final letter is sent to Sloman from McCracken in which he says he had enclosed the marriage certificate.
Date: {1891-06-28, 1891-07-06, 1891-07-17}
Creator: Sloman, Charles William & McCracken, William
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Semi-Photo Song Postcard, "Dreaming": Part 3]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a photograph of a man laying next to a woman in a dress on the bank of a small creek; there are music notes and lyrics printed on the bottom of the card that read: "Sighing crying for the love that's growing." There is also a handwritten note on the reverse side of the card that says: "On Camp. Flatt Rock. About two hours before the swim."
Date: October 20, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Semi-Photo Song Postcard, "Dreaming": Part 4]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a photograph of a woman in a dress, holding an umbrella and sitting on the bottom step on a porch staircase; there are music notes and lyrics printed at the bottom of the card that read: "Still I'm always Dreaming love of you." There is also a note written on the reverse side of the card that says: "Now this is my normal attitude that looks like our brother. Is ours as big as that looks?"
Date: October 21, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "One Sight of You": Part 4]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a picture of a man sitting in a nice chair and looking towards the fireplace; there are lyrics printed below the picture that read: "I'm lonely for you, heartsick too, Just for one sight of you." There is also a note written in red ink on the reverse side of the card that says: "Yee, I wish that I had a girl like the other fellows have. Someone to make a fire over me, to cheer me up when I feel sad. Every Sunday I sit alone when I ought to be out at my sweetheart's home I'm so lonesome, lonesome yee I wish, I had, my girl."
Date: 1908?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Semi-Photo Song Postcard, "Dreaming": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a photograph of a man holding a woman close while they both hold onto the handle of an umbrella; there are music notes and lyrics printed at the bottom that read: "Dreaming of you always little girl my darling." There is a note on the reverse side of the card written in red ink that says: "Well I want a little loving now and then if that loving one is you!"
Date: October 19, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Harry Bahl to Mamie Collins, October 14, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Harry Bahl to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with an illustration on the front of two children standing on a sidewalk, the girl is crying and the boy looks bewildered; there is a caption that reads: "You're the only girl I ever loved - but I can't keep telling you so all the time." There is a short note written on the back that says: "This is a true answer to that fussy letter."
Date: October 14, 1908
Creator: Sheahan's Famous Picture
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Semi-Photo Song Postcard, "Dreaming": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a photograph of a man and a woman walking alongside a small pond while holding each other's hands; there are music notes and lyrics printed below that read: "Dreaming, dreaming, while the stars are gleaming." There is also a note written in red ink on the reverse side of the card that reads: "Meeting at Fish Pond, notice our new...Watch this series for it speaks what is in my head."
Date: 1908-10-16?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "You're the Brightest Star of all My Dreams": Part 2]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a man holding a woman by the waist in a field of flowers, trees, and bushes; behind the couple is a trail leading to a gate by a small pond. There are lyrics printed at the bottom of the photograph that read: "Without you the days so long and drear [do] seem." The note on the back of the card is written in blue ink and reads: "The gate at the Fish Pond."
Date: 1908-10?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "You're the Brightest Star of all My Dreams": Part 3]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a man laying next do a woman in a field of pink and white flowers; the lyrics printed at the bottom of the photo read: "Cause I know your heart is mine I will love you for all time." The note on the back of the card is written in blue ink and reads: "January is gradually drawing near and have no fear I'll be there "at Hillsboro"."
Date: 1908-10?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Go on Smiling": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a man and a woman sitting in a yard of flowers and trees. The photograph has a caption on the bottom that reads: "Go on smiling darling, laughing don't be weeping the time will come for me and you." There is also a note written on the back in red ink.
Date: October 21, 1908
Creator: Scott & Van Altena
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "One Sight of You": Part 3]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a woman picking flowers in a forested field and a set of lyrics printed below reading: "I do not crave for pleasures gay, Your sweet face haunts me day by day." There is also a note written on the back of the card that says: "How's this one?"
Date: 1908?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Same Old Story": Part 3]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a photograph of a man and a woman sitting in a small row boat in the middle of a small river, the man is waving his hand near the woman's hat. There is also a caption at the bottom of the photo that reads: "Man declares undying love, By the fair moon above." The note on the back is written in black ink and reads: "Still on the Fish Pond."
Date: October 18, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Same Old Story": Part 4]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a man leaning against a woman in a row boat grounded on the shore of a small fish pond; the lyrics at the bottom of the photo read: "Same old story same old way, A man, a maid, a boat." There is also a note written on the back of the card in red ink that reads: "Just about ready to leave "Fish Pond"."
Date: October 20, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Same Old Story": Part 3]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a couple sitting in a small row boat by the bank of a small fish pond; the caption underneath reads: "But he breaks her gentle heart, While down the stream they float." The note on the back of the card is written in red ink and says: "Still on the Fish Pond."
Date: October 19, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "You're the Brightest Star of all My Dreams": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a woman standing behind sunflower plants and is wearing one in her hair; the lyrics underneath the picture read: "You're the brightest star of all my dreams." There is a short poem written on the reverse side of the card in red ink and it reads: "Tell me you love me and say you'll be true I love nobody in this world but you, your heart and my heart in love...I know I have your love and you have mine."
Date: 1908-10?
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Same Old Story": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a couple floating in a row boat down a small river. There are lyrics printed at the bottom of the card that read: "A man, a maid, a moon, a boat, Down the river gently float." There is also a note written on the back of the card in black ink and it says: "Here's "baby" and the "Fish Pond"."
Date: October 17, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Series, Part 1: Sensation]

Description: Postcard one of a set of six entitled "Sensation" with a photograph of a man reaching for a woman's umbrella. The note on the back of the card reads: "Dear Harry. Before your fran had been here twenty four hours she started killing flies and broke my cream pitcher..."
Date: July 11, 1910
Creator: Collins, Rose
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Series, Part 2: Anticipation]

Description: Postcard from Rose Collins to Harry Bahl with an illustration of a man peaking under a woman's umbrella; this card, entitle "Anticipation," is part of a six-card series. The note on the back describes the actions taking place at Rose's home: "Then at supper she spilled half a pint of cream and then started to fix a window shade, and, needless to say fixed it."
Date: July 12, 1910
Creator: Collins, Rose
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch