Tag Archives: Florida

Drew Field

Drew Field was an airfield during World War II in Tampa, Florida. It originally opened as a municipal airport in the late 1920s. Then in 1940, the Army decided to lease Drew Field for 25 years (but in 1946 the federal … Continue reading

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Wintry Blasts

Right now, I feel like the girl on the left side of this card in the North, but am wishing I was the girl in Florida. “Up North wintry blasts snow and sneeze. In Florida balmy breezes.” It snowed over … Continue reading

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Florida Postcard Traveling Presentation

If you’re going to be in the Miami-Dade area this summer, you might be interested in seeing the traveling postcard program “Having Fun, Wish You Were Here: An Illustrated History of the Postcard in Florida.” Collector Liz Coursen is showcasing … Continue reading

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Miami Garden

Ahhh, the dreaded Florida linens! I can’t help but pick one up every once in awhile from a 25 cent box when I find one that catches my eye. This card shows a pretty Miami Garden, and was mailed in … Continue reading

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Sun & Surf Villas

This ruffly edged linen shows the Sun & Surf Villas in Miami Beach, Florida. As you can see under the asterisks in the upper left corner, the villas used to be the Helen-Mar Villas. They were located on the ocean … Continue reading

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Sad Postcard Message: Cash All Gone

“Yours just received. Send James Horne’s address to someone else. I can not send even a 5c gift, I’m doing more now than I’m supposed to do + have to drop all my pals + clubs I’m not well + … Continue reading

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My favorite animals are flamingos, because they are pink and sooo cute. They are pink because of the shrimp they eat. Anytime I see flamingo cards they are usually Florida cards. To the left is a flamingo nesting in Florida, … Continue reading

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Sunken Garden, Miami Beach, Florida

I think linen Florida cards are the most beautiful of all linen cards because they have the brightest colors.Unfortunately, the demand for them is extremely low. I pick them up occassionally to sell, and decided to keep the one above for … Continue reading

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Hello Again

Hello everyone, sorry I have not posted for a week. I just returned from Florida today. Tomorrow the posting will resume. Here is a postcard of a coconut tree- I saw a few 🙂

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