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[Aboard the Louoma]

Description: Postcard photograph of a man and woman standing on the deck of a ship. The woman stands in front of the man, holding onto the guard rail with her left arm. She wears a long dress with a large white collar and a tasseled belt. The man leans the guard rail, wearing a suit with a bow tie and hat. A large body of water is visible behind the couple. "Abordo del Louoma" is hand-written on the image. A letter addressed to J. B. Aguilera is written in Spanish on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

ALICE

Description: Monotone postcard with the word ALICE across the front. Within the letters of the word are faces of women. Written at the bottom of the front of the card, " From your sis who is having a time in Chicago". Correspondence on the back reads," My dear Sis:- I am still having 'Time of my life' but am getting anxious to hear from somebody. Especially as I left Pap not well. Had one letter from Hattie. We went to Jackson park last night and walked about 1 1/2 miles on the lake front - my it was grand. Rosa". It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, P.O. Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Chicago, Ill. on Aug 25, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Boat House, Humbodlt Park, Chicago, Ill.

Description: Color postcard with a picture of the boat house at Humboldt Park in Chicago, Illinois. The large boathouse sits on the edge of a lake surrounded by trees. A couple rows in a boat across the water. The correspondence reads, "Dear old Sis, Am still having a fine time wish you and Hes were here with me. Am going out on an auto this aft. to take in the city. Don't know when I'll find time to write a letter. as they ? when I write postals. Lovingly, Rosa". It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, P.O.Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Aug 24 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Chaddock College, Quincy, Illinois]

Description: Postcard with an image of Chaddock College. To the right of the image is the text, "Chaddock College, Quincy, Ill." Handwritten is, "Aug 19-07 Love and kisses from Erloo and Babbo to Dolly [ ] M.E." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Quincy, Ill. on Aug 30, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[East Main Street, Quincy, Illinois]

Description: Color postcard with an image of a street that runs through a residential area. Below the image is the text, "Quincy, Ill., East Main Street" and handwritten is, "Aug. 22-1907. Love to Dolly [ ] from your Baboo and Erloo." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, #206 E 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Quincy, Ill. on Aug 30, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Family Portrait with Dog]

Description: Postcard of a family portrait sent to J.B. Aguilera from Victoria. The photograph features four women and a boy seated around a dog. A baby is positioned against the belly of dog. The group is sitting in grass in front of a short fence, surrounded by foliage.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[First National Bank Building, Chicago]

Description: Color postcard with an image of the First National Bank Building of Chicago. Correspondence reads, "[ ] write more. Dearfully glad to hear from you." It is addressed to Miss E. A. Dill, 206 E. 5th St., Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Peoria, Ill. on Jun 1907 .
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[The Illinois]

Description: Postcard with an image of the Illinois steamboat in Quincy, Illinois. Handwritten on the front of the postcard is, "7-23-07 From Dorothy Katherine Erler." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Quincy, Ill on Jul 28, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Kangaroo Postcard

Description: Postcard with a felt kangaroo pasted onto a paper card. A gradient was applied to the card, transitioning from purple to blue. The card reads "Hearty Greeting. From the land of the Wattle and Kangaroo, Come heartfelt wishes, warm and true; May happiness each year increase, And future days roll on in peace." An inscription underneath the felt kangaroo reads "The Australian Kangaroo." A letter written in Spanish is addressed to Sabino Gomez in Chicago Illinois, from A. Guzmani in Sydney Australia.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Lake Shore Drive,Chicago, Ill.

Description: Color postcard depicting a row of houses along Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois. Tree-lined sidewalks run in front of the houses. The correspondence on the back reads,"Hello Auntie's Baby- Are you Auntie's baby? Well guess you got my card from Michigan City and will be glad to know I got back to Chi. safe. Came near being sick and 9/10 of the crowd were and it made you sick to see them. Auntie". It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise dill, P.O. Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla. it is postmarked Chicago Aug 24, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

New Cook County Court Bldg. Chicago Ill.

Description: Color postcard depicting the new Cook County court house in Chicago. Written on the front, "Chas certainly is fixed up nicely - and has such a sweet wife, I like her so much. And they all seem so glad to have us with them Sis". The correspondence on the back reads, "Dear old Sis:- am having the best time imaginable. got me a real pretty suit for work yesterday - went outlast night to the 'White City' will go this aft out on the lake. and they have enough trips planned to last a mo. Rose". It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, P.O. Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Chicago, Ill.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Postcard from Margaret to Maud Curtie]

Description: Postcard from Margaret to Maud Curtie, discussing Margaret's experience with her mother visiting Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of a view of Boerne, Texas, from Kronkosky Hill. To the left, there are three large house barely visible through the large tree cover, and at the right, there is a network of paths - one of which leads to a wooden foot-bridge. In the distance, smaller houses are also visible.
Date: 192u-05-31
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard image of "The Original Deadwood Coach"]

Description: Postcard image of "The Original Deadwood Coach" as written in black near top right of postcard. The color image shows a man holding a whip who is standing near the side door of a coach. There is another man with gun in his gloved hand sitting atop the coach to the right side of the postcard. Blue text on back of postcard reads: "Copyright By "Johnny" Baker, Golden, Colo. The Original Deadwood Coach Built at Concord, N. H. 1867. Sent to San Francisco by water where it was placed on a line infested with bandits, "baptized in fire and blood" so repeatedly on the plains, was finally abandoned. In organizing his Wild West show Col. Cody bought the old derelict, and on its time honored springs has carried more distinguished Americans and Royalty than any vehicle extant. C. T. American Art Colored [emblem] CT Chicago Postcard This Space For Address Only [in rectangle] Place One Cent Stamp Here." Written in pencil on back: "175 69 [line] 244".
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Postcard of Chicago Fire Department]

Description: Postcard of a fire station in downtown Chicago, with the fire fighters in their two horse-drawn vehicles in front. The fire station is a part of a large city building, occupying part of its first floor.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Chief Magee and Woodward in Chicago]

Description: Postcard of two individuals next to an automobile. One of which is Chief Magee of the Dallas Fire Department. The photograph has a line cutting across the bottom, causing a reflection.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Postcard of Chief Shyferlich]

Description: Postcard of Chief Schyferlich and fire fighters with a ladder truck. The fire department is uniformed with suits, coats, and hats.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Riverview Park, Quincy, Ill.]

Description: Color postcard with an image of Riverview Park located in Quincy, Illinois. Below the image is the text, "Riverview Park, Quincy, Ill." and handwritten is "7-20-'07." The correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Mrs. Dill:- The weather is very hot. It has rained every day since my arrival. How is "Dody". Kiss her for me. Mayme Erler." The postcard is addressed to Mrs. Earl Dill, 206 E. 5th St., Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Quincy, Ill. on Jul 20, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Scene Washington Park, Chicago, Ill.

Description: Color postcard depicting Washington Park in Chicago, Illinois. A group rows in a boat near a wooden footbridge while sheep graze on the bank. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Mrs. Dill I will write sometime. Am still in Chicago - expect to leave next month for Cal. how are you all? Write when you have time Alice M. 6032 Greenwood Av." It is addressed to Mrs, E. A. Dill, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Chicago, Ill on Jun 15, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[A street lined with Dogwood trees]

Description: Postcard image of Dogwood trees. The trees line a street near the center of the postcard. Tall pine tree also on right. Black text on back reads: "Dogwoods in DeKalb County This beautiful flowering tree grows wild and in profusion all over the County. Many of the County's beautiful homes have them growing naturally on their lots. Those on the streets were transplanted from neighboring woodlawn. Each year thousands are added along the roads and streets creating a fairyland panorama each Sprint, All the dogwoods are of the cornus family of which "Cornus family" is the type most commonly seen. The beautiful flowers are in the shape of a cross with one dark brown spot in the edge of each petal, which according to the legend represents the crucification. Enchanting DogWood Eternal Granite DeKalb County Chamber Of Agriculture and Commerce Decatur, Georgia Jumbo Post Card 3 [cent] Stamp U. S. A. Postage Photo By Edgar Orr, Atlanta, Ga. Jumbo Post Card Co. San Antonio, Texas". Written in black ink: "street near my half brothers home (Hal Lindsay) Mid-Pines - 1187 Ridgewood Dr. N. E. Atlanta Ga. Garden Clubs of this city planted many thousands of Dogwood trees in 1935, all streets are in the Residential parts of the city have Dogwood trees - they are in full bloom in April W. A. Hughes".
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

Theodore Roosevelt, Excursion Steamer, Chicago, Ill.

Description: Color postcard depicting the Theodore Roosevelt, Excursion Steamer in Chicago, Illinois. It is on Lake Michigan near some Chicago warehouses. Written in pencil on the front of the card is, "8/28/08- This is the boat we crossed the lake in. Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello Sis& Hes - am still here but will leave tomorrow (Sat) night or Sun. morn. am still having a good time but everybody is run down but me, so we will rest tomorrow. Lovingly, Rosa". It is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, P.O. Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Ill.

Description: Color postcard depicting the stock yards in Chicago, Illinois. Many cattle are coralled together while cowboys sit on fences looking on. The city of Chicago is in the background. The correspondence on the back reads, " "What my baby doing. I bet you want to see your old mean ugly Auntie, if you did say you wouldn't. Do you love your Auntie - Rosa". It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, P.O. Box 838, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Chicago, Ill.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[W. S. Willis Jr. Portrait]

Description: Postcard of a portrait of W. S. Willis Jr. as a small child, wearing light-colored clothing, posing sitting on a tricycle in front of a curtain. There is handwritten correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Creator: Worthington
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard to Mrs. Henry Sleur - October 7, 1954]

Description: Postcard written to Mrs. Henry Sleur in Belton, Texas. The letter says "Dear Bessie- Will you give me your mother's numbers as a D.A.R. Was she listed as one, in Austin? I was told to write to Washington for the D.A.R. lineage as I want to trace it beyond 1776. Thank you. Odetta."
Date: October 7, 1954
Partner: Lena Armstrong Public Library

[Postcard of Crab Orchard Lake, Marion, Illinois]

Description: Postcard of a group of people standing on a dock and swimming nearby in Crab Orchard Lake at Marion, Illinois. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says, "Hello all. Will probably arrive Thursday- trip has been fine so far. Am stopping off to see Lt. Crews. He is still alive. Woodrow."
Date: June 19, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum