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[Postcard from Lillian G. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 7, 1910]

Description: Postercard from Lillian G. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. On the back, Lillian wrote some brief news about San Antonio, TX and that she found the postcard in a Japanese store. The front of the card has gold embossed images of huts by a lake, birds, and a boat. The background consists of a mountain with a white top and clouds.
Date: November 7, 1910
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Pair of Birds]

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting a pair of birds together on a branch covered in blue forget-me-nots and white flowers. Below the picture is written, "To my Valentine." Correspondence on the back reads, "From Aunt Louise." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 417 High St. Oklahoma, Okla. It is postmarked Waco, Texas on Feb 12, 1909.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[John A. Karger with Falcon]

Description: Photograph of John A. Karger, a professional falconer, posing with his falcon at the Texas Folklife Festival. He has dirty-blonde curly hair and a full beard. He is wearing a yellow t-shirt and rainbow suspenders. The brown and white falcon is over a foot tall and is perched on his left arm where he is wearing a protective covering. The Institute of Texas Cultures building is visible in the right background.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Doves bringing Birthday Greetings]

Description: Embossed color postcard with six doves flying in the sky carrying envelopes around their necks attached with pink ribbons. The card says, "Birthday Greetings". Correspondence on the back reads,"Dear Doll Baby:- I hope you spent a pleasant birthday. I completely for got the date or would have remembered you on that day- but will later." It is addressed to Miss Rosa L. Dill, #628 Chickasha, Chickasha, Okla. It is postmarked Feb 14, 1908 in Chickasha and Oklahoma, Okla.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Birthday Greetings

Description: Color postcard depicting three birds on a wall in the foreground and a path leading to some cottages with thatched roofs and chimneys. A tree stands to the left and the text, "Birthday Greetings" is to the lower right. The correspondence saya, " Hello. Mrs. Tondreau So. Omaha, Nebr. R.F.D. # 3, We are 4 miles from the city, having lots of fun in the country" it is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 509 No. Broadway, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Bird Cage, Forest Park, St. Louis, Mo.

Description: Large aviary at Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri. Some large birds are standing nearby while swans swim in the pond. Correspondence on the back reads, "Have been here all day long and sure am tired. will leave at 8:15. Haven't seen a soul I knew, would have phoned Miss King but couldn't locate her - she may not be here. Rosa" It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill P.O. Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked St. Louis, Mo on Aug 30, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Flowers and Birds Postcard]

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting birds and flowers imprinted, "With True Affection" on the front. Correspondence reads, "Dear Doll Baby Tell your Mud my mud will write soon. We have both been sick in bed and had to have the doctor in. am getting all right now. Hope you are all well, Baboo". It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, #628 Chickasha St., Chickasha, Okla. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Feb 14, 1908.
Date: unknown
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
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

A Merry Christmas

Description: Color postcard depicting a small bird on a holly branch with berries. "A Merry Christmas" is printed on the card and little pink flowers decorate it. Correspondence reads, "Wishing you a happy Christmas and a blessed new year. Chas. [ ]" It is addressed to Mrs. Alice Dill, S. Mill St., City c/o Mr. Alf Bassano. It is postmarked Pais, Texas on Dec. 26, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Interior of Newport Bar]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Newport Bar with a group of men lined up at the counter. The men are wearing suits and hats; some are holding drinks and some are holding cigars. There is one man on the left side of the photograph with his back facing the camera. There are a large number of birds on a shelf that goes along the walls of the whole room, and large fish mounted behind the bar.
Date: unknown
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Texas Nature Observations and Reminiscenses

Description: This book serves as a "treatise on insect and animal life" (p. 4) in and around San Antonio, Texas. It discusses the life patterns and behavior of Texas insects, fish, reptiles and other animals, as well as the hunting practices of the time, all in great detail and with accompanying photographs.
Date: 1913
Creator: Menger, R.
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 79, July 1975 - April, 1976

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 493.
Date: 1975/1976
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 92, July 1988 - April, 1989

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 653.
Date: 1989
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association