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[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

[Main Street, Hereford]

Description: Photograph of Main Street in Hereford, Texas in 1908. A group of prospectors and realtors stand outside Hubbard & Barnett Dry Goods, getting ready to go look at the XIT land that was being sold.
Date: October 9, 1908
Partner: Deaf Smith County Library

[Funeral Program for James Hopkins, March 20, 2010]

Description: Funeral program for James Hopkins, born October 5, 1908 and died March 16, 2010. The funeral was held March 20, 2010 at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, officiated by Father Anthony Regist. Funeral arrangements were made through Porter Loring Mortuary and he was buried in MeadowLawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: March 20, 2010
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[T. D. Coupland Goods]

Description: Photograph of the employees of T. D. Coupland Goods in Longview, Texas. The employees are all standing outside of the store. From left to right, the employees pictured are: Searcy Birdsong, T. D. Coupland, Connie Birdsong, Minnie Shellman, C. E. Bailey, Kate Roe, Tom McClain, and J. Willis Booth.
Date: October 20, 1908
Partner: Longview Public Library

[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

Travis County Deed Records: Deed Record 232

Description: Recorded copies of Travis County deeds, conveyances, and other muniments of title affecting ownership to real estate from October 1908 to January 1909, including warranty deeds, gift deeds, partition deeds, guardian deeds, quitclaim deeds, royalty deeds, various types of affidavits, appointments and resignations of trustees, trust indentures, transfers of liens, conveyances of liens, assignments of liens, subordination of liens, various types of partial releases, leases, easements, contracts of sale, bills of sale, homestead designations, various types of agreements, powers of attorney, revocations of powers of attorney, restrictions, removals of disabilities (minor, coveture), certified copies of probate proceedings, certified copies of divorce decrees (when real property is divided), extensions, options, rental divisions, and amended restrictions. Specific information includes instrument number, kind of instrument, date and place of execution, names of parties involved, amounts of principal and interest (when applicable), description of property, signatures of parties, and notarization. Also includes recording certificate, showing date filed, date recorded, and signature of county clerk or deputy. Arranged chronologically by date recorded.
Date: 1908-10/1909-01
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

[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

[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

[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, "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