Friday, January 31, 2014

Postcard Diaspora: Portage, Michigan 1976

Mailed from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Portage, Michigan, on February 22, 1976. "I'M IN HEAVEN. NEVER DREAMED I COULD BE SO HAPPY. AMEN. STAYING WITH FRIENDS TILL I SIGN A LEASE. NO YMCA WITH ROOMS HERE. HOTELS TOO EXPENSIVE. SEND MAIL PLEASE TO: [address]." I'll mail this today to the Portage address.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Postcard Diaspora: Portsmouth, England 1982

Postcard mailed from Florida to Portsmouth, England, on July 14, 1982. Message: Dear Vicky, A little song from an old friend. BLOOD ON THE SADDLE [musical notation]. (sung an octave lower) Love to all from Charlie. I'll mail this to the Portsmouth address today.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Postcard Diaspora: Washington, DC, 1946

Postcard mailed from Boston to Washington, DC, on August 13, 1946. Message: One more French librarian may turn up (did [?] Guinard ever appear?) This one is a young girl - very nice Miss Penard (Paula Nancie Penard). She is from the library at Le Havre. She will be in Washington soon. P.M. I'll mail this to the Washington address today.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Postcard Diaspora: Watertown, New York, 1973

Postcard mailed from Hawaii to Watertown, New York, on April 7, 1973. Message: Dear Mom and Dad – We are watching the "Brady Bunch" when they were in Hawaii. Yesterday received a packet which contained a felt calendar with a variety of ways to make a design. It looks like a good project but do not want to put all that time into a calendar so shall do a felt picture. Thanks very much...if you were the ones to send it to me. Received a letter from Judy today. So this is the weekend and must work on my income tax. Take care – Love, Jo. I'll mail this to the Watertown address today.

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Postcard Diaspora: Sheffield Lake, Ohio 1964

Postcard mailed from Emporium, Pennsylvania, to Sheffield Lake, Ohio, on July 11, 1964. Message: Hi Boobs. This is sort of the vicinity we are in. Nothing except nothing here in Poverty Pa. Really looks poor. Be good. Patricia. I'll mail this to the Sheffield Lake address today.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Postcard Diaspora: Warren, RI 1957

Postcard mailed from Mount Sunapee, New Hampshire, to Warren, Rhode Island, on June 27, 1957. Message: Hi- Nice Weather Nice Trip Nice Time No Drips Steve. I'll mail this to the Warren address today.

Postcard Diaspora: Memphis, TN 1965

Postcard mailed from Bay Shore, New York, to Memphis, Tennessee, on July 6, 1965. Message: Dear Richard, Just a note to say “hi.” N.Y. is the most wonderful place and theWorld’s Fair is too beautiful to be true! Yesterday we stayed from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 AM! Friday night we had dinner in Wash. D.C. near the Capitol Building. I wish you could see it all and enjoy it like we are. See ya soon! Sincerely, Bonnie. I'll mail this to the Memphis address today.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Response to the 1959 Hanover, PA, Postcard

Received a response to this Postcard Diaspora entry.

Dear Mr. Goodwin:
Thank you for forwarding the postcard which you forwarded on October 8, 2013.
Harold Rudisill was the founder of this law firm and a close friend of the family. He died in 1969. I will forward the postcard to the “authors” who are my cousins.

Matthew L. Guthrie, Esquire

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Postcard Diaspora: Los Angeles, CA 1920

Postcard mailed from Los Angeles, California, to Philadelphia, PA, on January 19, 1920. Message: Hello James. How are you fine I guess. How is all the family fine to I guess. Hee haw. Boyton B. In this case, I am mailing the postcard to the sender's address in LA. 

Postcard Diaspora: Hanover, PA 1959

Postcard mailed from Plymouth, New Hampshire, to Hanover, Pennsylvania, on August 7, 1959. Message: We are climbing the rokes and finding seashell and pretty stones. Hope to see you soon. Ande and JOEY. I'll mail this to the Hanover address today.

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Postcard Diaspora: Salisbury, MD, 1907

Postcard mailed from Omaha, Nebraska, to Salisbury, Maryland, on April 23, 1907. Message: Midway Hotel, Kearney, Neb. April 23, 1907. This town is 2146 feet above sea level. Will leave for North Platt tonight. Walter. I'll mail this to the Salisbury address today.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Postcard Diaspora: Belmont, MA 1918

Postcard mailed from Atlantic City, NJ, to Belmont, MA, on March 10, 1918. Message: I arrived here Sat. Afternoon with my father. It is great here and I love it here. I expect to ride on horseback Tuesday. Do you see the horses on the shore? I am staying in Hotel Traymore. Love, Dorothy. I'll mail this to the Belmont address tomorrow.

Postcard Diaspora: Slatington, PA 1961

Postcard mailed from Washington, PA, to Slatington, PA, on July 11, 1961. Message: Hi Fellows: Had a nice trip so far. The convention is right across the st. from here. Visited one of Laffy's buddys (in the war) at Charleroi this evening. Iona & Laffy. I'll mail this to the Slatington address tomorrow.