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Bringing Home the Game

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting a cupid dragging a string with red hearts and arrows behind him. Stamped envelopes float above his head; handwritten notes on the envelopes say "Miss R.L. Dill Okla City", Mrs. Alice Dill Okla C-Okla.", and "Earl Dill, O.C.O." Correspondence on the back reads, "Pap was not quite so well yesterday. I guess he has taken a fresh cold but I haven't seen him today as he was not awake when I left. He's not much sick just can't get over the grippe. What her doing did her get her valentine. Rosa" It is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, 517 High Street, Oklahoma City Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Feb 13, 1909.
Date: February 13, 1909
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Selective Service Card

Description: Selective Service Certificate for Lois Maxwell "Buddy" Sinclair. Sinclair registered for Selective Service on December 13, 1942. Sinclair lived at 1612 South Akard in Dallas, Texas and served in the 36th Infantry Division.
Date: December 13, 1940
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

Camp Bowie Recreation Center

Description: Letter about Camp Bowie Recreation Center, military camp during World War II, and a photograph of some new recruits including Lois Maxwell "Buddy" Sinclair, and a photograph of Katie Sinclair, Buddy's wife. The soldiers are members of the 141st Infantry, 36th Infantry Division.
Date: 1941-01-13~
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

[Old Settlers' Parade 1947]

Description: Photograph of the Old Settlers parade held in Childress, Texas in 1947. The parade is being led by two men on horseback. Behind them are two more men on horseback holding flags followed by a line of cars and floats. The parade is traveling south on a busy street named "Commerce". Spectators line the street as the parade passes by. Some young boys are watching from the rooftop of a nearby restaurant.
Date: October 13, 1947
Creator: Webb Studio
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum