Category Archives: Messages

Funny Message: Grape Juice

“Dear Sis:- Please send me your recipe for grape juice, at once. Arrive in town today, will write more later. All are well, would like you all to visit us soon. Lovingly Anna.” I was looking through a 25 cent … Continue reading

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Candid Message: So Many to Write to

The card below was mailed from Melba to her friend, or maybe sister, Marguerite Blaw in Kansas City, Missouri. The year is not visible. “Dear Marguerite: Hope you will excuse me for not writing sooner, but I could not make … Continue reading

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Message to a Soldier: Arnold Johansen

I usually don’t seek out postcards that go from a sender to someone in the military, but sometime around September 2014 I found multiple cards that were mailed from Arnold Johansen, an Apprentice Seaman at the time this card was … Continue reading

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Cute Message: Lover’s Lane

I found this postcard of Lover’s Lane in Newport, Rhode Island to add to my miscellaneous collection in a 25 cent box. The message written on the front reads: “The land is here, but not the Girl, Else I’d be … Continue reading

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Funny Message: Would DuPont Fold Up?

I found this cute little dog on the beach card in a 25 cent box, and I liked the message on the back: “Hi Ruby! How’s the weather up there? Sure is wonderful here- do you think duPont’s would fold … Continue reading

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Sad Postcard Message: Sick People

“Dear Edna + Leonard- Dad has been in the hospital 9 days- to the tune of $200. Extensive tests showed he has very painful ulcer in bowels. He isn’t allowed to eat anything but cream + eggs. He’d love to … Continue reading

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Cool Handwriting: Typewritten Message

Not real handwriting, but I like seeing postcards with typewritten messages on the back. They seem so much fancier than just using a pen. Plus, it must have been hard to line up the postcard in the typewriter because you … Continue reading

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