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[Postcard from Mayme Bahl to Mrs. Elmer Wheatly, August 13, 1910]

Description: Postcard from Mayme Bahl to Mrs. Elmer Wheatly with a photograph of herself on the front side of the card in which she is wearing a large hat and dress. There is a note from Bahl on the reverse side of the card that reads: "Isn't this awful I just want you to see how good looking I'm getting I really don't look as bad."
Date: August 13, 1910
Creator: Bahl, Mary Florence
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Series, Part 6: Damnation]

Description: Postcard from Rose Collins to Harry Bahl with an illustration of a man looking surprised as a woman with an umbrella turns around. This card is the sixth card in a series of six cards sent by Rose to Harry.
Date: July 18, 1910
Creator: Collins, Rose
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Series, Part 5: Appropriation]

Description: Postcard from Rose Collins to Harry Bahl with an illustration of a man holding the waist of a woman holding an umbrella. This card is the fifth card in a set of six and has the title "Appropriation" printed at the bottom. There is a note on the back of the card that reads: "Your better half is getting fat, but she will have to stay a couple of months to do her any good."
Date: July 16, 1910
Creator: Collins, Rose
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Series, Part 4: Relaxation]

Description: Postcard from Rose Collins to Harry Bahl with an illustration of a man hugging a woman under an umbrella. This card is the fourth card in a series of six total cards, entitled "Relaxation." The note on the back of the card reads: "but then she has only been here two days and I feel sure there will be more. If you cant pay the damages I'll take it out in board at some distant date."
Date: July 14, 1910
Creator: Collins, Rose
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Series, Part 3: Temptation]

Description: Postcard from Rose Collins to Harry Bahl, concerning accidents taking place at her house in Nebraska. The photograph on the card shows a man peaking under a woman's umbrella. This card is the third card in a set of six sent by Rose to Harry and is entitled "Temptation." The back of the card has a note that reads: "had several minor mishaps, such as stepping on the baby and knocking her down occasionally and about taking the wheel off her go-cart."
Date: July 13, 1910
Creator: Collins, Rose
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Series, Part 2: Anticipation]

Description: Postcard from Rose Collins to Harry Bahl with an illustration of a man peaking under a woman's umbrella; this card, entitle "Anticipation," is part of a six-card series. The note on the back describes the actions taking place at Rose's home: "Then at supper she spilled half a pint of cream and then started to fix a window shade, and, needless to say fixed it."
Date: July 12, 1910
Creator: Collins, Rose
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard Series, Part 1: Sensation]

Description: Postcard one of a set of six entitled "Sensation" with a photograph of a man reaching for a woman's umbrella. The note on the back of the card reads: "Dear Harry. Before your fran had been here twenty four hours she started killing flies and broke my cream pitcher..."
Date: July 11, 1910
Creator: Collins, Rose
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard with a Photo of Harry and Mayme Bahl]

Description: Postcard from Harry and Mayme Bahl in San Antonio, Texas to Mayme's sister in Central City, Nebraska. The note on the back discusses their having received a present with more things coming. The photograph on the other side shows Harry and Mayme posing behind a fake boat and wearing nice clothes and hats.
Date: June 5, 1909
Creator: Bahl, Mary Florence
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Leda Bahl to Mayme Collins, December 22, 1908]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mayme Collins in Central City, Nebraska from Leda Bahl with a Christmas illustration printed on the front. The picture on the front is of a bell decorated with Christmas decorations all around it, and "A Merry Christmas" printed below it. There is a note on the reverse side of the card from Leda that reads: "Guessing you are glad that the time is almost here for you to come home you said you were anxious to see Harry's house. You ought to see Harry's dog. I told you Harry he thought more of the dog than he does of his sisters. Mayme wish you all a merry Xmas."
Date: December 22, 1908
Creator: Bahl, Leda
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Thanksgiving Postcard Addressed to Mamie Collins from Leda Bahl, November 25, 1908]

Description: Thanksgiving postcard sent to Mamie Collins from Leda Bahl with an illustration of a turkey pulling a cart with a chef riding on a pumpkin and holding a large knife and fork. There is a lengthy note written on the back of the card from Bahl that reads, in part: "Wish it was mine or I had one like it. Harry is always taking somebody there to..."
Date: November 25, 1908
Creator: Bahl, Leda
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Thanksgiving Postcard to Mamie Collins from Katharine E. Wheatly, November 24, 1908]

Description: Postcard to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska from Katharine E. Wheatly with an illustration of a large turkey on the front and the caption "I wonder why they are feeding me so lately" printed at the bottom. There is a note from Wheatly on the reverse side that reads: "Dea Miss Mamie, I received all of the pretty little dollies and also the postal, I was sure glad to see you thought of me. I am well again now. How are you? Also how is your sister?"
Date: November 24, 1908
Creator: Wheatly, Katharine E.
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

[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 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

[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

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Same Old Story": Part 4]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a man leaning against a woman in a row boat grounded on the shore of a small fish pond; the lyrics at the bottom of the photo read: "Same old story same old way, A man, a maid, a boat." There is also a note written on the back of the card in red ink that reads: "Just about ready to leave "Fish Pond"."
Date: October 20, 1908
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

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Same Old Story": Part 3]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a couple sitting in a small row boat by the bank of a small fish pond; the caption underneath reads: "But he breaks her gentle heart, While down the stream they float." The note on the back of the card is written in red ink and says: "Still on the Fish Pond."
Date: October 19, 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

[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

[Illustrated Song Postcard, "Same Old Story": Part 1]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins in Central City, Nebraska with a tinted photograph of a couple floating in a row boat down a small river. There are lyrics printed at the bottom of the card that read: "A man, a maid, a moon, a boat, Down the river gently float." There is also a note written on the back of the card in black ink and it says: "Here's "baby" and the "Fish Pond"."
Date: October 17, 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 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

[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