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[Christmas Greeting Card from Ralph Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from Ralph Vaughan to Jack Vaughan, sent at Christmas. The front of the card shows a drawing of a man and woman in a horse-drawn sleigh, and the inside shows the man and woman walking away. Ralph writes about his upcoming transfer, and apologizes for not answering Jack's letter in a timely manner.
Date: 194u
Creator: Vaughan, Ralph L.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Greetings from Ruby Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Ruby Vaughan to Jack Vaughan. She asks him what he wants for Christmas, and writes about his brother Raymond. There is a drawing of an American flag on the front, and the card is decorated with drawings of mistletoe and poinsettias.
Date: November 18, 1943
Creator: Vaughan, Ruby
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Card from Mildred Reddy to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Mildred Reddy to Jack Vaughan. The front shows a drawing of a shield with red and white stripes and white stars on a blue background, three red, white, and blue candles, and three arrows.
Date: 194u
Creator: Garvin, Mildred Reddy
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Card from Fay Garvin to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Fay Garvin and her family to Jack Vaughan. The drawing on the front is of Uncle Sam, set against a red, white, and blue shield.
Date: 194u
Creator: Garvin, Fay Vaughan
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Christmas Wishes from Mildred Reddy, December 2, 1942]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Mildred Reddy to Jack Vaughan, on December 2, 1942. The front shows a drawing of an American flag enclosed in a star, with a red, white, and blue musical staff in the background. She wishes him a merry Christmas, and hopes that he and the army will make it back safely.
Date: December 2, 1942
Creator: Garvin, Mildred Reddy
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

Christmas Card

Description: Illustrated Christmas card of a red book and adorning mistletoes. Additionally, on the front page, there is a printed line of text that reads, "Season's Greetings." When opened, there are two inscriptions on either side. They read: "When winter comes along the way and it gets close to Christmas Day, then memories and thoughts anew start on their way to folks like you, and wishes rise for your good cheer on Christmas Day and all New Year!" A hand-written notation follows: "Carl, Jo Lee Anne & Carl M Jr."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Christmas Card

Description: Illustrated Christmas card from Harold and Myrtle Strobel. The front page has an image of Santa Claus holding a bag of gifts. A clock with adorned mistletoes is to the right. The text reads, "It's time for these Good Wishes." When opened, the card shows an image of Santa shooting a rifle at the clock. Accompanying text on this side of the card reads, "so here's shooting the works", and "Merry Christmas Happy New Year! Harold and Myrtle Strobel Family."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Girl with Dog

Description: Copy negative of Pat McDaniel as a young girl. She is wearing a striped shirt, denim pants and a cap. She is seated in a wagon with a cocker spaniel dog and puppy. In the background is a white picket fence. Beneath the photograph are the words, "Holiday Greetings".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Hudson Smarts Holiday Card

Description: Copy negative of the Hudson Smart family holiday card. The photograph shows Mrs. Smart seated and Mr. Smart standing behind her with a young boy and girl standing on either side. Mrs. Smart and the girl are wearing dresses and the boy and man are wearing suits. On the right side of the frame are the words, "Merry Christmas - and a Happy New Year, The Hudson Smarts".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Best Christmas Wishes

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting a small child kneeling beside her bed while Santa Claus looks on, carrying a sack of toys. "Best Christmas Wishes" is printed on the card. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Rosa, Wishing you a Merry Christmas and many returns of the day. Yours truly, Ada & Ida Rud." It is addressed to Rosa Louise Dill, Paris, Texas, c/o Mrs. Earl Dill. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla on Dec 21, 1908.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Best Christmas Wishes

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting A small child kneeling beside her bed while Santa Claus looks on, carrying a sack of toys. "Best Christmas Wishes" is printed on the card. Hand written on the front, "show auntie what you want out of this bag on Santa's back" and "my baby-" Correspondence on the back reads, "Auntie got a letter from mother this morning. tell her not to dread Xmas for we are 'all doing the same' busted. Hurry up auntie wants to see you so bad -Auntie." It is addressed to Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Dec 18, 1908.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

A Merry Christmas

Description: Embossed color Christmas postcard depicting two children leaning out a window watching some birds eating seeds on a snowy window box. There is a small Christmas tree in the box beside the birds. Holly and bells decorate the card's edges. Correspondence on the back reads, "Do you want to see Auntie, if so run put your clean dress in your trunk and run get on the choo choo, and Auntie will be at the depot in Paris to meet you. Can't come to Wister, Auntie." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Dec 18, 1808.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

A Merry Christmas

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting a winter scene framed in a heart shape made of violets. An angel with pink wings sits on the flowery frame with a glass of wine in her hand holding a string of bells. Holly and berries also decorate the card and "A Merry Christmas" is printed in the lower right corner. Correspondence on the back reads, "Paris, Texas, Dec. 24, 1908. Dear Friend: Every returning Christmas Tide re-echoes the glad tidings - 'Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men' May December 25, 1908 be the happiest Christmas that ever came to you. And may the New Year, 1909, bring you surcease form sorrow, and unmeasured joy. Lyon the lumber man." It is addressed to Mr. A. Bassano, City. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Dec 23, 1908.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

A Happy Christmas

Description: Embossed color postcard picturing St. Nick and two children. He holds a basket of toys. Beneath them is written, "A Happy Christmas." Correspondence on the back reads, Wishing yu a happy Christmas and a blessed New year." It is addressed to Mr & Mrs. Alfred Dill, s. Mill St. City. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Dec 23, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

A Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year

Description: Embossed gold, red, and green Christmas postcard with holly and berries decorating it. Written in gold, "A Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year" Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Doll-Baby:- Santa left a piano for you at 'Erloo' Hurry home so we can hear you play. 'Erloo & baboo'." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 527 S. 18th St, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla on Dec 26, 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Christmas Greetings

Description: Small card with blue flowers on the front and "Christmas Greetings" written in gold letters. Inside is written: "Alice, from Aunt Laddie, with kind wishes for a happy Christmas and New Year."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

A Merry Christmas

Description: Color postcard with glitter depicting Santa Claus holding gifts and toys. Written on the card is, "A Merry Christmas" and handwritten on the card is, "Mr. Meyers Sept 14/07"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Christmas Tree and Girls]

Description: Glossy color postcard depicting two girls next to a Christmas tree. The tree is decorated and has toys underneath it. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, Paris, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

To Wish You a Happy Christmas

Description: Hand-colored photo postcard picturing an arrangement of three pink and yellow orchids with "To Wish You a Happy Christmas" printed above them. Correspondence reads, "Dear Little Rosa I wish you a happier Xmas and a happie new year and a very well spent life and your mother and father will be proud of One I will be proud to hear of. wish all good wishes I am yours very truly Rass" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise D Paris, Texas
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Christmas Greetings Postcard

Description: Postcard depicting a bough of a fir tree covered with snow and draped in Christmas bells. A second image imposed on the fir bough depicts a small home surrounded by snowy mountains and fir trees. "Christmas Greetings" is written on the front of the card. A letter addressed to Sabino Gomez is written in Spanish on the back of the card, dated December 24, 1914.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum