Trailer Life Is The Life For Me

Mailed from St. Petersburg, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. D.D. Bridge of Royal Center, Indiana on December 26, 1953: Dear Kids: Arid here Sat. P.M. Nice & warm. Trailer life is the life for me. We are in a nice trailer court on State R. 19. We watched fisher on bridge yesterday. People bathing in…

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She Doesn’t Even Want to Be Buried in Detroit

Mailed from Los Angeles, California to Mr. George A. Neumann of Detroit, Michigan on March 3, 1922: Dear Bro Called on Effie Walch today and had a nice little visit with them. They just love it out here. Mrs. Walch said she doesn’t even want to be buried in Detroit, she a real good memory…

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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 & I…

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Remember Me To All The Girls

Mailed from Cleveland, Ohio to Miss Beatrice Watson c/o J.L. Hudson Co. Grocery Dept in Detroit, Michigan on October 25, 1911: Dear B – Was so glad to get your nice long letter to-day. I had a good laugh at part of it. I will write you a letter as soon as I get settle…

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There Are Ever So Many Nice Things

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to D.K. Stevens, Esq. of Boston, Massachusetts on October 11, 1911: Wed. Oct. 11-1911 1235 Dearborn Ave. E. is full of enthusiasm about the A.G.T. and their plans for his work. He says he thinks it is just the kind of work he wants. There are lots of apartment possibilities for…

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May You Ever Have Pleasant Memories

Mailed from Americus, Kansas to Mr. Brasier of Americus, Kansas on October 9, 1914: May you ever have pleasant memories of this day is the wish of Mr. & Mrs. J.W. Ware October 10, 1914

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Lucille’s Dishes

Birdseye view of Chicago’s famous Boulevard Link at the junction of Lake Shore Drive and Upper Michigan Avenue, In the near background can be seen the Drake, Drake Tower apartments and other fine residential apartments overlooking Lake Michigan at the Oak Street Beach. In the far background – the Navy Pier and the Palmolive Building,…

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I Hope You Are Feeling

This is the first post of a new series called Come Home Soon. This series will highlight postcard messages from the past. Some of the cards are wonderfully written notes, some are confusing, many are misspelled and all of them are one of a kind. Mailed from Mt. Lowe, California to Miss Florence Price of…

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