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[Postcard of the Fresh Egg]

Description: Postcard of "The Fresh Egg," showing of a young man in a suit, sitting at a set table getting ready to eat breakfast, when it appears the egg he is about to eat has a little chick pop out of it. It has a green, Benjamin Franklin 1 cent stamp on it with, "Hello Son! See me eating breakfast on the other side? Come up and have a fresh(?) egg with me. I am feeling fine this morning. Good meeting last night." Addressed to Jesse McSewell, Box 426, San Angelo, Texas.
Date: 1908
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[San Angelo, Texas City Hall and Auditorium Postcard]

Description: Postcard featuring the City Hall and Auditorium in San Angelo, Texas. The concrete building is built in section, with the outermost sections being three stories, followed by a four story section, and a recessed four story section built on top of a base with three large arched entrances. Several cars are parked in front.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Postcard Showing the Santa Fe Depot in San Angelo, Texas]

Description: Postcard showing the Santa Fe Depot in San Angelo, Texas with men and horse-drawn carriages walking around the building. There is a note on the reverse side of the card describing the sender's new life after having seen "Mamie."
Date: June 16, 1908
Creator: Ragsdale
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 1, 1907]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. On the front is a photo of long wagon being drawn by several horses. Farther back on the road is another wagon. They are traveling through a grassland and in the corner of the photo are the words "Fourteen horse wool outfit." The letter on the back has minor news including an upcoming carnival and a recent death.
Date: August 1907
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 14, 1907]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The photo depicts a rabbit sitting in the middle of a prairie and a tree off in the distance. On the side and bottom of the postcard, Rose wrote a brief recap of her day.
Date: August 14, 1907
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 27, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has four photos. The first depicts two men on horses and one of the horses is at the start of a jump. In the second photo, there's one man on a horse galloping. The third has two men on horses and one of the men appears to be getting up to stand on his. In the corner, there's a small circular photo of a man on a horse as it is jumping. All of the scenes in the photos are in a prairie setting. On the bottom of the front and back, Rose wrote about school buildings that were being built, an upcoming fair, and other small bits of news.
Date: October 27, 1908
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
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
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
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
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
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[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
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
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
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
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard of the Tom Green County Court House]

Description: Postcard of the Tom Green County Court House. In the middle of the illustration there is the court house with a fountain in the forefront and bushes around. On the bottom of the postcard, "Tom Green County Court House, San Angelo, Texas" is printed and to the right of that "3A-H1106." On the back of the postcard "85-5.23 Orbeck Collection" is handwritten.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Man in Front of a Canvas Tent]

Description: Postcard of a man standing in the foreground in front of a large canvas tent. A derrick stands in the background directly behind the man. The caption on the image reads "In the oil field" and "Tate Photo Laredo #685."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Canal Street in Carlsbad, New Mexico]

Description: Postcard looking south on Canal Street in Carlsbad, New Mexico. There are a number of buildings with southwestern style architecture on both sides of the road and cars driving in the street.
Date: 1970
Creator: Schaaf, F. J.
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Beauregard Avenue in San Angelo]

Description: Postcard of a colorized image of a street scene labeled in the upper-right corner as "Beauregard Avenue, looking East, San Angelo, Texas." Horse-drawn wagons and carriages are parked along both sides of the street and some are driving in the center; a trolley is passing on a side street in the background. A letter is written on the back of the postcard, addressed to Tuise Tatro in Vermont: "Dear friend Luise, I am now at the place have been here for nearly a week came with a car load of sheep. I like the place very much, but it is very hot. How are all the [...] out there. Do not know how long I shall be here. Will go back as soon as I sell out regards Alex."
Date: September 1911
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame