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[Letter from Erma Koehn Johnson to Rosa Walston Latimer - March 26, 1992]

Description: Letter from Erma Koehn Johnson of Columbus, Texas to Rosa Walston Latimer telling about her experience working as a Harvey Girl. On the back side of the letter is an article condensed from Texas Highways magazine about the Harvey Girls, as well as a picture of Erna Koehn Johnson and Bertha Hartman wearing Harvey Girl uniforms.
Date: March 26, 1992
Creator: Johnson, Erma Koehn
Partner: Private Collection of Rosa Walston Latimer

[Letter from Jones & Kendall to Monteith & Hall - December 26, 1891]

Description: Letter written to Monteith and Hall in Belton, Texas from Jones & Kendall, attorneys in Waco, Texas, concerning an issue of interest to be paid. The letter is written on letterhead for Jones, Kendall & Sleeper, Attorneys-At-Law.
Date: December 26, 1891
Creator: Jones, E. A. & Kendall, William W.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Ora Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 26, 1890]

Description: Letter from Ora Osterhout to her mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout. She says that she is homesick after hearing the song "Home Sweet Home," so she decided to write. She wants very badly to see her mother soon.
Date: September 26, 1890
Creator: Osterhout, Ora
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 26, 1879]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. John wrote about how their family was faring while Junia was away. He mentioned a church meeting they attended recently that saw many baptisms and conversions. He told her that he would send her money around Christmas if she wanted to return home.
Date: August 26, 1879
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 26, 1879]

Description: A letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing how family life had been since Junia left to visit with extended family. John let her know of local baptisms and poultry sales he had made at the recent fair. He and their daughter, Gertrude, were looking forward to Junia's return home. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mrs. J. P. Osterhout."
Date: October 26, 1879
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, April 26, 1881]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his daughter, Gertrude Osterhout, regarding news from home. He told her that Gertrude's sisters had recovered from being sick. He and his wife were trying to raise money to send to Gertrude and her brother, Paul, although he told his daughter that she needed to make sacrifices while she was in school. He ended the letter with other various bits of local news and looked forward to seeing her return home.
Date: April 26, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College