Tag Archives: 1911

Dwig Thanksgiving

The only Thanksgiving themed card I have ever seen by Dwig is this November card from Tuck’s Zodiac series no. 128. Even with a chef’s hat on her head, the woman still has the usual Dwig flower in her hair. … Continue reading

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Blue Clapsaddle Thanksgiving Series

Thanksgiving is almost here, and this Thanksgiving series by Clapsaddle features a vibrant blue background (with white borders, but my scanner cut some of them off) with four little chefs. Each chef is holding a different part of the turkey … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

On this day in 278, St. Valentine was beheaded. So thanks to him, we have these wonderful Valentine’s Day postcards. St. Valentine’s Greeting, Clapsaddle. Postmarked February 14, 1918. “The world was never set afire, By wishes, dreams, or dear desire, … Continue reading

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Hotel Biscayne

This Hotel Biscayne in Ocean City postcard was one of Amelia’s. It was sent to her in November 1911, one month after Woodrow Wilson stayed here. In a 1905 newsletter, the Westminster, it advertises the hotel as facing the ocean, … Continue reading

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Oyster Girls

Series 23, published by Chas Rose and done by Dwig, features beach scenes- a sand witch, a girl writing a letter on a fish, and my personal favorite, the oyster girls. I have only ever seen two of them, and … Continue reading

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Amelia Ayles

Amelia Ayles was the owner of the postcards I found at my grandmom’s. She was my grandfather’s mom, on my mom’s side. She was an English teacher, and emphasized education for all 8 of her children. 3 sons became attorneys, … Continue reading

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