Thursday, May 9, 2013
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Postmarked 25 April 1946
Charlotte, North Carolina
The Hub - showing Boston's historic landmarks. The State House, Capitol of Massachusetts on Beacon Hill. / Bunker Hill Monument in honor of the Battle of Bunker Hill, June 17, 1775 on Breed's Hill, Charlestown. / Faneuil Hall, the "Cradle of Liberty" where pre-revolutionary movements were held. / Old State House where John Hancock, first Massachusetts governor, was inaugurated. / Old North Church, where Paul Revere's signal lanterns hung on the night of April 18, 1775.Postcard Message:
Hello fellaw - I've been where these are. Was fun. See you sometime. /SueThe historic landmarks are now a part of Boston's Freedom Trail.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Postmarked 24 April 1952
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND / The University of Richmond, founded in 1832, for the first 80 years of its history was known as "Richmond College". In 1920, when its charter was amended, its present name was adopted. Is grounds cover an area of nearly 300 acres about three miles west of the city and is renowned for its natural beauty. Since 1903, Frederick W. Boatwright, L.L.D., has been its President and under his able administration the institution has grown considerably. The University if organized on the English system and has a faculty of 60 members and a student body of 1,250 (1926).Postcard Message:
Hi top, / we had a nice rip down. The mountain was beautiful. It is cold and raining today hope it rains some there on my grass. Don't worry too hard. / Regards, ---The Henry M. Cannon Memorial Chapel was dedicated in 1929 and renovated in 1976. It is still in use for religious services, cultural events, and academic convocations. Today, the University of Richmond enrolls almost 4,000 students and employs nearly 400 faculty.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Postmarked 3 April 1948
WASHINGTON MONUMENT AT NIGHT / The appearance of the Washington Monument takes on a new character with the ever-changing lights at different hours of the day. Who can forget the thrilling spectacle when by night it is brilliantly flood-lighted.Postcard Message:
Dear pal - / Now that my DB and Easter are both over I thought I'd better tell you I have not heard from a mystery pal - Please see if you gave me to one. / Cheers, Mrs. J--- Charles / ask if she would like a change?
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Monday, March 18, 2013
Postmarked 18 March 1913
Stanley Blvd, Ardmore, Okla.Postcard Message:
Hello Miss Catie / Rit[?] you letter to Day will --- Sunday so By By ---Here's Stanley Boulevard today, looking East:
And looking West:
I'm guessing that the postcard is looking east, since that is closer to downtown and has older houses which are large and beautiful.