Monday, February 28, 2011

Postcard 148: Unposted, Early 20th Century

St. Roch's Chapel, New Orleans, LA.
St. Rochs Chapel
The chapel was erected in 1871 by Father
Thevis, in fulfilment of a vow he made that
if none of is parishioners died during the
yellow fever epidemic of 1866 and 67 he
would build with his own hands stone by
stone a chapel in thanksgiving to God.

Postcard 147: Postmarked July 3rd, 1942, Anniston, AL, Mailed without Stamp

Fort McClellan, Anninston, ALA.
Typical Regimental Training Area
Quartermaster Station - 44
Fort McClellan, 2 1/2 Miles northeast of An-
niston, Ala., one of the largest training areas
in U.S.A. Close to 45,000 acres is size, it
now houses and trains approximately 25,000
men. To date $29,000,000 has been expended
by the Federal Government on cantonments and
permanent construction.
Leiut. L. H. Borden
Station Hospital
Fort McClellan Ala
Dear "Doc"
There is quite a difference
in being a buck private and
then getting up in the world
when you get saluted instead
of being the saluter. This is
a very nice post and I can't
get over how lucky I was to
be stationed here. Wish you could
see the place. Give your better
half my regards and also
your youngest daughter.
L. H.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Postcard 146: Postmarked May 8th, 1944, Knoxville, TN

Rainbow Falls The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

The calm beauty of Rainbow Falls, changes
quickly after long or hard rains to a thrilling
and awe-inspiring spectacle as the larger volume
of water makes the plunge of eighty-five feet.
Dear Estelle
Just a line to let
you know I haven't
forgotten you - just
been pretty busy
sewing, cleaning house
ect. Rather chilly here
today. I'm going down
town to do a little shopping
Always, Robbin

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Postcard 145: Postmarked July 22nd, 1943, Birmingham, AL

The Sloss-Sheffield Steel & Iron Company Furnace, Birmingham, Alabama
Mike -
How would you
like this for your
train set-up at
I will soon be
on my way home,
and may get there
before this does.
Love - Daddy

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Postcard 144: Unposted, Dated Sep. 19th, 1982

Where were YOU last Sunday?

We missed you!
Come next

"All ye assemble yourselves, and hear." - Isaiah 48:14

Sept 19, 1982
Greenville Mich
fr Mr Hodges

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Postcard 143: Postmarked Dec. 28th, 1911, Pomeroy, OH

Series 201

She: If you kiss me sir, I'll let - the

- the shoe fall.

He: Well - drop it slowly.

Hello Janess.

Read your card

glad to hear from

you. I am at Sara's

now will write

you when I go

home. Nellie.