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IOOF Widows' and Orphans' Home, Corsicana, Texas

Description: Color postcard depicting a large group home for widows and orphans in Corsicana, Texas. Children are riding a pony on the front lawn. Correspondence on the back reads, "Am sending the baby's shirts through the Pacific Express Co. and hope they will be satisfactory. Wish you were here to go to the circus tomorrow then another one the 15th. We are looking for grandma in next week to stay a week with us. We all send love to you and family. Anna K. Slaughter" It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, 206 E. 5th St. Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Corsicana, Tex on Oct 14, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Oil Derrick with Spill]

Description: Postcard of an oil derrick with a large puddle of oil in front of it. The writing at the bottom reads: "J. L. Thompson Oil Corp. Springfield No. 1. Powell, Tex. Adams Photo".
Date: unknown
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Oil Field in Corsicana, Texas]

Description: Postcard of an oil field in Corsicana, Texas. A double row of wooden derricks mirror the road and there is a double string of oil rigs, plus others to either side.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Postcard to Ms. Annie Nicholas, July 4, 1909]

Description: Postcard with a photograph of an older African-American seated in front of another man which appears to be his son. Sent to Annie Nicholas telling her to tell someone to check the mailbox.
Date: July 4, 1909
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis