Fifth and Broadway – Gary, Indiana

This is a series of three postcards published in 1910 showing the corner of Fifth and Broadway in Gary, Indiana. The first card shows the intersection in 1906. The second card, featuring the intersection in 1908, shows how much Gary boomed in just two years. The final card, complete with a touched-up portrayal of Halley’s…

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Stop Your Ticklin’ Jock

Mailed from Brooklyn, New York to Mr. Harry J. Parker of Borough Park, Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1908: Shaking hands in the old familiar way? Stop your ticklin’ Jock. W.W.O.

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You Don’t Need To Be Afraid

Mailed from Mishawaka, Indiana to Mrs. Luna Richafoors of South Whidbey, Indiana on September 14, 1908: Why didn’t you answer, you don’t need to be afraid – Elvira

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