Thursday, December 31, 2009

Postcard 69: Postmarked Dec. 31st, 1908, Chicago, Illinois

A Happy New Year
From Papa to Eldon
Red Cloud is so
fat he can't move
You will half to
ride him lots when
you come home

Monday, December 28, 2009

Postcard 68: Postmarked Nov. 13th, 1951, Lebanon, MO

Highway 66, between Wayneville and Rolla, Missouri in the beautiful Ozarks
Dear Roy,
Is the valley alive
yet? We rode over
this place in the pic-
ture today, a fine
road but very windy.

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Postcard 67: Postmarked Dec 21st, Early in the 20th Century, Somewhere in Iowa

Merry Christmas
I'm just a Christmas post-card
But I bring a greeting true
From a friend who wants this Christmas
To mean Everything to You.
Merry Christmas
to you all
Joe, Mary & Alice

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Postcard 66: Embroidered Christmas Card, Dated 12/19/65

The Last Supper
Dear Friend,
Wishing you a very
Merry Christmas and a blessed
New Year with good Health.
The Schott's

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Postcard 65: Postmarked Dec. 17th, 1925, Dayton, Ohio

Dayton .O. 12/16/25
Three words only but they sell
My Christmas message very well:
A Merry Christmas
Dear Classmate;
This is to
remind you that
olden times are not forgotten.
Best wishes to you & yours

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Postcard 64: Postmarked April 21st, 1952 Chicago, Il.

Super Circus
Thought we might be in
Iowa last summer but
did not make it. Our
act Valentine's Pet
Parade is on Super
Circus Sunday May 4
Helen & Nevin

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Postcard 63: Unposted, 1909 Poem by Arthur Capper of Topeka, Kansas

Sweetheart Series
The Silver stars of a summer night
Grow pale 'neath your eyes' soft gleam--
And the lightest summer winds, sweetheart,
Oh, harsh by your voice they seem!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Postcard 62: Postmarked June 2nd, 1952, El Paso, TX

Giant Dome Carlsbad Cavern New Mexico
Dear Patsy, Well, I
passed the test on
100 & here I am in
El Paso. We're going
to Old Mexico tomorrow.
We went through the
cavern today & it's
just wonderful.
We've been traveling
quite a bit & I like
it lots. Well, I'll
write when I get home.
Love, Bettie

Monday, December 14, 2009

Postcard 61: Postmarked March 21st, 1912, Alden, Iowa

Best Wishes
Dear Aunt,
I received your letter
and was sorry to here of
your being sick. They are going
to have a post card shower on
Pa his birthday the 31 of March.
You might tell the Irvin girls
and anyone you thought would
like to send a card. I hope you
are better now. With Love
Write soon Maggie Bisbee

Postcard 60: Postmark August 29th, 1912, Hancock, Minn.

Best Wishes From
Good luck and joy attend thee
On this thy natal day
All blessings to befriend thee
Dear bro sis & Gerald
we are all well George
is plowing
Pa's folks are going
to stack millet Chas
Grace and Children
will be up we have
been awful busy
I have been plowing
some we got a lot
to do this fall Ma
and I have been
putting up some
.....fruit Alice