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[Raymond Moers around the age of one]

Description: Postcard image of Raymond Moers in 1908 when he was about one year old. Child wearing white with black shoes is sitting in a wicker stroller.
Date: 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Ice plant in Rosenberg, Texas in 1908]

Description: Postcard of the ice plant in Rosenberg, Texas in 1908. Tin building with wooden scaffold in front of it. Three men standing on platform with a block of ice. Shrubs in foreground.
Date: 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Dora Alley]

Description: Postcard image of Dora Alley on the porch of her home at the corner of Houston Street and Avenue J in Rosenberg, Texas in 1908. Woman is sitting on the porch rail and leaning against a porch column.
Date: 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Ben Meyer House built by James Alley

Description: Postcard image of the Alley house in Rosenberg, Texas. House was built by James Alley and then later sold to McCabe. This house was also later purchased by Ben Meyer. Two story white house with columned porch on north west corner of home. Man sitting on bench on front porch. West upper story area near windows has four diamond shapes painted in it. Diamond shape also on rounded rooftop of porch. White picket fence around home.
Date: 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Brazos River at flood stage in 1908]

Description: Postcard image of Brazos River at flood stage in 1908. Bank edge in far left corner. Small boat in right corner.
Date: 1908
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Canoeing Girl

Description: Color postcard with a girl wearing a blue and red sailor dress holding an oar and a booklet on the front. Postmarked in Paris, Texas on 3 Apr 1908.
Date: 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Waco, Texas. New Bridge over Brazos River.

Description: Color postcard depicting the new bridge that spans the Brazos River in Waco, Texas. A park is on the bank with landscaping and sidewalks. The city of Waco is in the background. Description on the back of the card reads, " New Bridge over Brazos River. The longest arch bridge in the country around Waco is this steel arch bridge erected across the Brazos River. It is 550 feet in length, 24 feet in width, and cost $110,000. It was christened in 1901 by Miss Katie Ross, a sister of the Ex-Governor Ross of Texas, and who, in 1870, had christened the bridge located a few hundred feet further up the river." Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "Dear Dillie, Lyle has had typhoid fever for five weeks been in bed three right sick today. Yours, M.L.H." It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Waco, Texas on Sep 5, 1908.
Date: 1908~
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Thanksgiving Greetings

Description: Color postcard depicting a turkey standing on the shore under a tree, next to some produce of the land. In the background is the Mayflower sailing by on the ocean. Correspondence reads, "My dear Sis, many happy T.G. Greetings for you. I have you [ ] will send it soon. Lovingly, Rosa" It is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla. P.O.Box 838. It is postmarked Monett & Paris, Texas on Nov. 25, 1908.
Date: 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Santa and Child]

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting Santa Claus and a small child. He holds a sack in his hands and the child holds fruit and gifts in its hands. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Baby, A Merry X'mas & Happy New Year to Your Mud, Daddy & yourself. From Big Erloo, Erloo, and Baby Dorothy." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 528 Mill St. Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Dec 23, 1908.
Date: December 23, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Where Business is Done]

Description: Color postcard picturing a street scene in Orange, Texas "Where business is done" A hardware company is on the left and horse-drawn carriages are on both sides of the street. Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello Murray, How are you? if you see Frank will you try to find out Mrs. Pittman's address and let me know. answer this to 411 Fourth St. Mary." It is addressed to Mrs. J.B. Murray, 1492 Forsythe St., Beaumont, Tex. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on Aug 20, 1908.
Date: 1908~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard of the Oriental Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of the Oriental Hotel, hung with patriotic banners, in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1908
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Texas Seed and Floral Co.]

Description: Postcard of the building housing the Texas Seed & Floral Co. in Dallas, Texas. The type on the back reads: "Dear Sir: In reply to yours of 14th, we have not heard anything further from Mr. W. M. Peck".
Date: April 16, 1908
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

Cotton Compress, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the cotton compress with bales of cotton ready for shipping. Railroad cars are stationed between the loading docks.
Date: 1908
Partner: Taylor Public Library

Baptist Church, Taylor, Texas

Description: Postcard of the First Baptist Church located on 6th Street in Taylor, Texas. Correspondence on the back of the card is in Swedish.
Date: 1908
Partner: Taylor Public Library

[Longview High School Building]

Description: Photographic postcard of the high school building in Longview, Texas, which was located at the corner of Tyler and Green streets. The school was built in 1884, and it is complete with three floors and a bell tower. There are children standing in front of the school building. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Edith Northerett" of Smyrna, Georgia, as noted on the back of the postcard.
Date: November 1908
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Longview Fire Department]

Description: Photographic postcard of the Longview Fire Department hose cart. There is a man sitting in the hose cart, and it is being pulled by two horses. There are unidentified buildings in the background of the photograph.
Date: 1908
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Wellington Livery, Feed and Sale Stable]

Description: Postcard of the Wellington Livery, Feed and Sale Stable. It is a large wooden barn, and there is a group of people and horses standing in front of it. There is a small boy standing near the left side of the photograph.
Date: September 18, 1908
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Postcard from Mrs. C. W. Metcalf to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 14, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Mrs. C. W. Metcalf to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The photo on the card is of a young girl. She is standing with one arm behind her back and is wearing a white dress and matching hat. Around her waist is a dark belt and she has on stockings. On the front and back, Mrs. Metcalf wrote that the photo was of Sou and that she wanted to hear from Junia.
Date: April 14, 1908
Creator: Metcalf, Mrs. C. W.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, July 18, 1908]

Description: Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has an illustration of a woman in a long-sleeved red dress, fur boa, and red hat. In her hand is an orange flag for the University of Texas. Below the drawing is a school cheer for the university. On the back, J. H. wrote that he heard Junia and her sister were moving to Chicago and that he wished them well.
Date: July 18, 1908
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 27, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has four photos. The first depicts two men on horses and one of the horses is at the start of a jump. In the second photo, there's one man on a horse galloping. The third has two men on horses and one of the men appears to be getting up to stand on his. In the corner, there's a small circular photo of a man on a horse as it is jumping. All of the scenes in the photos are in a prairie setting. On the bottom of the front and back, Rose wrote about school buildings that were being built, an upcoming fair, and other small bits of news.
Date: October 27, 1908
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout, December 3, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout. The photo on the card depicts a horse, a cow, and a man. The cow has a rope around one of its horns and the other end is tied to the saddle on the horse. The man is standing with one foot on the cow and both hands in the air. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a shirt over a white one, pants, and dark boots. The scene is in the middle of a prairie. On the bottom of the front and the back, Rose wrote bits of local news.
Date: December 3, 1908
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout, October 7, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Ora Osterhout. The photo on the card depicts a horse, a cow, and a man. The cow has a rope around one of its horns and the other end is tied to the saddle on the horse. The man is standing with one foot on the cow and both hands in the air. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a shirt over a white one, pants, and dark boots. The scene is in the middle of a prairie. On the bottom of the front and the back, Rose wrote bits of local news.
Date: October 7, 1908
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. In the photo there are three houses. They are made of stone and wood with straw, slanting roofs. In the front of one of the houses is a pile of logs and clothes hanging up. In the middle of the picture appears to be a knocked off pot. At the bottom, the photo is labeled as "Mexican Home." On the bottom of the front and the back, Rose wrote about bits of local news.
Date: November 1908
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Mrs. C. W. Metcalf to Ora Osterhout, April 14, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Mrs. C. W. Metcalf to Miss Ora Osterhout in Belton, Texas. On the front is a photograph of Mrs. Metcalf's house in Holland, Texas. She says that they "have lots of chickens to fry" and invites Ora to come visit. On the back she says that she would like to hear from Ora. The house is a small wooden cabin with a front porch. There are three small children in the yard in front. The card is postmarked Holland, Texas.
Date: April 14, 1908
Creator: Metcalf, Mrs. C. W.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center