Thursday, May 24, 2012

Postcard 262: Postmarked Oct. 27th, 1943, Birmingham, AL

Called to Arms

My definition of a kiss
is a report to

Pvt. Attie A. Fleming, 44169751
Overseas Repl. Depot
Camp Stoneman
Pittsburg, Calif.

Sunday morning

Dear Mother & Daddy ,
I got into Birmingham
at 3:05. I got a taxi
to the L&M station
where I am now.
My train leaves here
at 7:45. I sent
Villard a telegram
a few minutes
ago. There were plenty
of seats on the bus.
Lots of love, Attie

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Postcard 261: Postmarked Oct. 28th, 1946, Uvalde, TX

New Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA.

The new Charity Hospital, constructed at a cost of
$12,500,000 is one of the most outstanding medical structures in
the United States, providing the most modern of hospital facili-

Pvt. Attie A. Fleming, 44169751
Overseas Repl. Depot
Camp Stoneman
Pittsburg, Calif.

On the train in Texas
Monday morning
8:00 o'clock

Dear Mother & Daddy,
Traveling in Texas
now. Gee, this is a
flat country. Expect to
get to San Antonio
where Villard is at
3 o'clock this afternoon.
Lots of love, Attie
My train doesn't
go through Phoenix.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Postcard 260: Postmarked Oct. 29th, 1946, El Paso & ? Railway Post Office

Beautiful Residences on Montana Street, El Paso, Texas

Pvt. Attie A. Fleming, 44169751
This space for writing messages
Overseas Repl. Depot
Camp Stoneman
Pittsburg, Calif.

Tuesday afternoon
on the train

Dear Dad & Mother
Having a grand
time! I'm in ariz.
now near Tuscon.
Have just come
through New Mexico.
They must not know
what trees are here?
Love, Attie

Postcard 259: Postmarked Oct. 30th, 1946, Los Angeles, CA

Landscape of a California Home

Pvt. Attie A. Fleming 44169751

Typical of many of the Southland's beauti-
ful homes is this spacious garden of lawn,
hedges, flowers and trees.

Overseas Repl. Depot
Camp Stoneman
Pittsburg, Callif.

Wed. Morning
Los Angeles

Dear Mother & Daddy,
Arrived here a
few minutes ago O.K.
I have just gotten
reservations for the
train into Pittsburg.
Leaves at 8:25.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Postcard 257: Postmarked July 24th, 1967, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH


Hi Love--I know you aren't

Air Force Museum located at
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Dayton, Ohio
Free Admission--Open to Public
9 A.M.--4 P.M. Weekdays, 1 P.M.--5 P.M.
Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays
Closed Christmas Day
Lockheed P-38 "Lightning"
Famous twin-engine fighter plane of World
War II Period.

interested in this picture but
thought Chipper might. After a
round of golf on Saturday--
I scored very well--one of the TAC
Navigators drove into Fairborn
to see the museum. It was
fascinating--B-17-B-24 all
the old WWII planes and much
about WWI. After this I came
back and have relaxed watching
TV (baseball and golf)--It's 7 PM now
and I'll go our and eat shortly
Miss you sweet wife--Love, Wink

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Postcard 256: Unposted, Mid-20th Century

USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor

The memorial honors America's heroic war dead
of December 7, 1941 in the pacific Ocean Area,
and provides a national monument to eternal

Was proclaimed
a national shrine
today. We couldn't
go--a little too far
from Honolulu
M. W.

Postcard 255: Postmarked Sep. 20th, 1912, Farley and Cedar Rapids, IA Railway Post Office

Feeding the Deer , Beuer Park, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Well hope you are
all well We have
started for Vinton
with Mother she
wants to go
before cold weather
good bye all
Your Sister

Postcard 254: Unposted Real Photo Postcard, Early 20h Century

Post Card

Correspondence here

Monday, May 7, 2012

Postcard 253: Unposted, Early 20th Century

Waiting Room, New North Western Depot, Chicago

The North Western Depot is located on West Madison
Street between Canal and Clinton Streets. It is the most
modern terminal in the world, possessing all the accom-
modations of a modern hotel with the exception 0f the
sleeping apartments. It was opened to the punlic on June
6, 1911, total cost including site, approaches and track
elevations was over $24,000,000.

This space for writing

Postcard 252: Unposted, Early 20th Century

Michigan Boulevard Looking North from Monroe Street, Chicago

Michigan boulevard is one of the best know
streets in Chicago. All buildings are of the highest
class of Architecture and very striking in appear-
ance. Prominent buildings shown on this view are
the Tower Building, Michigan Boulevard Building
and Public Library.

This space for writing

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Postcard 251: Unposted, Early 20th Century

State and Madison Sts., "Busiest Corner" in the World, Chicago

State and Madison Streets is in the very center of the
retail shopping district and is considered the busiest cor-
ner in the world. It is said that more people pass this
corner in 24 hours than any other spot in the world.

This space for writing

Postcard 250: Unposted Real Photo Postcard, Early 20th Century


See how
big I am.
Only nine

Post Card

This side for the address


Postcard 249: Unposted Real Photo Postcard, Early 20th Century

After Dinner



Post Card

This side for the address


Thursday, May 3, 2012

Postcard 248: Postmarked Oct. 6th, 1911, Belpre, OH

You Got Your Message, I'm it.

Post card
for writing messages

Hello Janess:
Read your card
your card was
a dandy my
how I would like
to slip in your
school some day
Bye Bye ans soon Nellie

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Postcard 247: Postmarked July 6th, 1909, Coal Run, OH

A Happy Birthday

Sadonyx is Royal stone
A gem of felicity
The pansy stands for thoughtfulness
A sweet simplicity.
Thy Star, leads thee right
From darkness into light.


Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Postcard 246: Postmarked April 13th, 1909, Coal Run, OH

Language of Flowers

affection tried
and true--
May such be
yours, and ever
with you stay!
Myrrh is for
hawthorn white
for "hope"--
Pray both their
blossoms scatter
in your way!

C. Preston-Wynne