Beer To the Right of Them, Beer To The Left

Mailed from Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Mrs. George R. Fitzgerald of Chicago, Illinois on December 30, 1911: Milw. Wis 12/30/11 Dear Geo, I’ll aim to write letter tomorrow to 2021. Am doing well. Planted a bet here at the University O.K. & got the cash in pocket after big debate. Excitement time. Good that I actuallyContinue reading “Beer To the Right of Them, Beer To The Left”

Everything is Crowded

Mailed from Florida to Mr. & Mrs. William Sullivan of Mt. Holly, New Jersey on November 29, 1972: Ate here after seeing the Cardinals and a Jap team play baseball. Sure picked good weather – cold, cloudy & rained for 12 days. Got 2 free newspapers. Everything is crowded. Have gone to retired people’s dances, cardContinue reading “Everything is Crowded”

It’s a Queer Life

Mailed from Florida to Mr. Hiram Billings of Webster, New York on February 2, 1935: This is a great pass time down here. We are going along as usual. It’s a queer life. A beautiful day and we have been out to an orange & grapefruit grove. R. is better. Good luck to you. Love,Continue reading “It’s a Queer Life”

There is Pep All The Time

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. & Mrs. Burt Cedars of Kokomo, Indiana on August 26, 1940: Greetings! We are way up high! Went to the Brookfield Zoo yesterday – ’twas fun to see all the many animals and a bear fight! I may be home Wed, but am not sure. It is so coolContinue reading “There is Pep All The Time”

I Didn’t Know Which Bank To Rob

Mailed from Sacramento, California to Mr. J.B. Hosmon of Oroville, California on September 7, 1934: Dear J.B. – Sorry you can’t come this week end to bet, I didn’t now whether you were serious about trusting me to place your bets and being very honest I didn’t know which bank to rob. Amorett & IContinue reading “I Didn’t Know Which Bank To Rob”

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