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[Postcard of Aerial View of Camp Barkeley]

Description: Postcard with a drawing of an aerial view of Camp Barkeley in Abilene, Texas. A note from Woodrow Aten to Helen Aten are written on the back.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[The Bathing Beach and Pier at Long Beach, California]

Description: Postcard image of The Bathing Beach and Pier at Long Beach, California. Crowd of people on beach. Ocean in background. Pier (also in background) runs from top, left to right of photo. Roof of small building in bottom, right corner. Bottom left corner and mid-left are two places where the photo has peeled away from the cardboard. Yellow spots top, right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[The Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale]

Description: Color postcard depicting the Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale beached near Beaumont, Texas. The description on the back of the postcard reads, "This Physeter Macrocephalus Sperm Whale was caught in the Gulf of Mexico 35 miles from Beaumont Texas. His dimensions are: Length 63 feet 6 inches.; Width if tail 16 feet 7 inches; Circumference of snout at end 31 feet; Circumference at back of eyes 37 feet; Length of lower jaw 10 feet 10 inches." Correspondence on the card reads, "Hello! mama, Roll-over is it finest place you ever saw. We went bathing as soon as we got here. Tell Charlie hello for me/ Blanche" It is addressed to Mrs. W.E. Reynolds, 1345 Magnolia Ave., Beaumont, Texas and is postmarked Caplan, Texas on July 3, 1921.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 25, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has three photos stacked vertically. The one on top has buildings in the plains and is a general view of Fort Concho. The second one is the officers' quarters and has a row of stone houses with a road out in front. All the houses have slanted roofs and chimneys. At the start of the road is a fence with an open gate. The bottom one is the soldiers' quarters and has a row of roofs held up by wooden columns, attached to a stone building. On the bottom of the front and the back, Rose wrote about a storm that had passed through her area.
Date: May 25, 1909
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from L. H. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 13, 1909]

Description: Postcard from L. H. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The photo depicts a three-story furniture shop. On the edges of the building are trees. On the left side by the trees is a fence. A person is standing by the entrance and another is standing by a pile of wood. On the back, L. H. H. wrote about how beautiful the weather must be where Junia was and that the weather was terrible for him.
Date: April 13, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 2, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Osterhout discussing daily life and local news. The front of the postcard contains two photos labeled at the bottom as "West Texas Freight Trains, San Angelo, Texas." In the upper image, a line of cattle are roped together, leading a covered wagon; a man is standing behind them holding a whip. In the lower image, a series of covered wagons are being pulled by teams of horses. Text in the center of the image says "Copyright 1907 by Ragsdale" and there are handwritten notes below the image.
Date: August 2, 1909
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 13, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has a photograph of a court house in San Angelo with a smaller, older photograph of the building in the upper right corner. The newer building is made out of stone and has tall, arched windows. There is a clock tower in the middle of the building. There are trees around the base. The older version of the courthouse is a small, wooden building with one window in the front. On the front and back, Rose wrote about what she had been doing recently.
Date: August 13, 1909
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 27, 1909]

Description: Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. On the front are a printed border and a quote "What others say of me matters little, what I myself say and do matters much. - Elbert Hubbard." It is printed with some flourishes. On the back J. H. wrote wishing that Junia's art was going well and to send love to Junia's sister, Ora.
Date: January 27, 1909
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 21, 1909]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has three photos stacked vertically. The one on top has buildings in the plains and is a general view of Fort Concho. The second one is the officers' quarters and has a row of stone houses with a road out in front. All the houses have slanted roofs and chimneys. At the start of the road is a fence with an open gate. The bottom one is the soldiers' quarters and has a row of roofs held up by wooden columns, attached to a stone building. On the back, Rose wrote about what she'd been up to and pieces of local news.
Date: April 21, 1909
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Baltimore Building and Lee Building in Oklahoma City]

Description: Monochromatic postcard with pictures of two buildings in Oklahoma City. On the left is the Baltimore Building, a five-story building with Seaver Drugs on its first floor. On the right is the Lee Building, another five story brick building. Printed on the card, "Greetings from Oklahoma City, Okla." Handwritten on the front, July 13th/ 07, Dear Pap- Jack came all right - & seems to be perfectly well but I was surprised to see him so soon. not a line from any of you yet. He is not so well has an eye tooth nearly through. will write you tomorrow. Alice" It is addressed to Mr. A. Bassano, 527 S. Mill St, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on July 13, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

["Sunset on the Beach" in Galveston, Texas]

Description: Monochromatic photo postcard depicting approximately 60 bathers in Galveston Bay. The picture is taken from the shore at sunset. Men, women, and children are in the bathing attire of 1907. Printed on the card, "Greetings from Galveston - A Sunset on the Beach." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. P.O. Box 43. It is postmarked Paris, Tex.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Easter Greetings

Description: Color postcard with a large baby chick standing on some grass and the words, "Easter Greetings" above it. Correspondence on the back reads, "Have you got some chickens like this. I have about thirty little ones. Ammous" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High St. Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Texarkana & Whites. on Apr 9, 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Cotton Compress

Description: Black and white print of a "Cotton Compress" on a postcard. It pictures a long open building with hundreds of bales of cotton sitting outside of it. Handwritten on the card, " My Dear Sis - wish you would find time to write a long letter Emb came yes-many thanks. Coat goods 45 in wide & 3.20 per yd. Tell M. to hurry if she wants it for there is only a small piece left. "Her" sends you kisses. Lovingly, Alice I am making you a waist for your B.D. I am sorry I am so slow[ ] takes 1/2 of my time. Oct 18th/06." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, c/o P.C. College, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Oct. 19, 1906.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

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

Sport on the Beach

Description: Color photo postcard picturing 4 men and 4 women on the beach at Atlantic City, New Jersey. They are in their swim suits and posing on the beach. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Atlantic City, N.J. on Sept 17, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Rock of Ages

Description: Embossed color postcard with a small scene of a girl hugging a cross in rays of light, beneath it are the the words, "Rock of Ages," the lyrics and music to the song are included as well. There are also white lilies and crocuses decorating the card. Correspondence on the back reads, "everything is fine though mother [ ] is real sick Maude. It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, 517 High St. Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Tuttle, Okla. on Mar 2 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Easter Greetings

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting a woman wearing a purple dress and hat and carrying Easter lilies. "Easter Greetings" is written on the card. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Wishing You a Happy New Year, 1909

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting two white doves standing on a heart shaped bunch of forget-me-not flowers. Above them is "1909" formed of red roses and below them is written, "Wishing You A Happy New Year." Correspondence on the back reads, " Dear Rosa Louise:- I suppose Santa Claus was good to you. He was very good to me. When are you coming home? I want to see you. Love from your mother, daddy & your baby Dorothy Katherine Erler." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 18th Street, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Jan 1, 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[George Washington]

Description: Color postcard with a portrait of George Washington in an oval frame topped with red, white, and blue ribbons. Below the picture is written, "Here's to the Birthday we now celebrate." Correspondence on the back reads, "Lookout tomorrow, mailed on the 12.40 Train for a 'ery vay ersonal pay' etter lay. #9 -Lovingly, Rosa Edna has a new girl."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes