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Postcards

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Postcards and Greeting Cards, 1893-1921

 Series
Scope and Contents Contains both stamped and unstamped postcards, greeting cards, and invitations dating from circa 1893-1921. Ordered chronologically.

Racial and Ethnic Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1.05
Scope and Contents The racial and ethnic ephemera collection contains various materials regarding race, ethnicity, and racism in the United States. The collection includes papers and items that promote racial prejudice and propaganda. The collection also contains items and papers that exemplify the fight for civil and equal rights. African Americans are the most broadly represented group in the collection. Other ethnic groups include Native Americans, Asian Americans, Jewish Americans, Muslim Americans, and Cuban...

Reed Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2010.055
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers and biographic material, 1899-1946, of the Reed family of Floyd County, Virgina and Warren, Ohio. Included are personal letters and photographs, as well as  records relating to service of family members in WWI and WWII.  The correspondence series consists largely of personal letters written by Asa Daniel Reed to his future wife, Clarence Elizabeth Mangus (later Clarence Elizabeth Reed), during Reed's service in the U.S. Army.  Reed's assignments included...

Roane Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1975.31
Scope and Contents Photographs, postcards, election material and family material of the Roane Family of Gloucester County, Virginia.  Collection centers on the Roane Family, but also has material on Gloucester, Virginia organizations (Historical Society); Virginia organizations (Clerk of Courts Association and more); and regional organizations (Rotary Club).

Mary Roche and George B. Roche Postcard

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00681
Scope and Contents Postcard, 1918, written by both Mary Roche and George B. Roche. Mary Roche originally sent the postcard to George, a solider in France during World War I, on May 24 1918. The postcard includes a poem entitled "To My Lad in Khaki." On 4 July 1918, George Roche wrote a note to Mary on the same postcard and sent it back to her.

Harry and Anna Saxer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.136, 2009.162
Scope and Contents In 1949 Harry Saxer, a Pennsylvania steel executive, and his wife Anna Saxer traveled to Germany to assist U. S. military officials with the restoration of Germany's steel industry after World War II.  The Saxers were in Germany for much of 1949.  Harry Saxer was a civilian employee of  the U. S. Army, and worked with the Combined Steel Group in Germany. They assembled two scrapbooks (Acc. 2009.136) to document their stay in Germany. Some of the predominant formats included are...

Rev. Samuel Huntting Sayre, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.43
Scope and Contents Personal, family and ministerial correspondence of Rev. Samuel H. Sayre.  His personal diaries from 1918 to 1963, his sermons and notes are included in this collection.  There are family and other personal photographs and many postcard and tourist packet photographs from his trips to Europe and his automobile trips from California to Virginia.  Publication material includes church bulletins, news clippings, tourist pamphlets, magazines and others.  His family correspondence possibly has more...

Stan Skalski Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00078
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters, 1966-1968, written by Stan Skalski to his fiancee Caren Brereton in Philadelphia. The majority of the letters concern Skalski's basic training as a Private First Class for the U.S. Army at Fort Jackson, Georgia and Fort Gordon, Georgia, and later his airborne training at Fort Benning, Georgia and Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Skalski describes various training exercises and his overall acclimation to army life, but also writes at length about personal...

Thomas Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.183
Scope and Contents Letters, 1908-1911, of Katie Pollock Thomas and Elmer Thomas of Danville, Virginia. Primarily consists of postcards written to Katie Pollock before her marriage to Elmer Thomas and postcards written to Elmer Thomas before his marriage to Katie Pollock. Includes holiday cards and picture postcards from friends traveling to various locations across the country. Collection includes 5 leather postcards.

Very little content in postcards. Letters are fragile.

United States Train Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00874
Scope and Contents Travel account of train trip from Watertown, Connecticut to Los Angeles, California written to the writer’s brothers and sisters, dated January 13, 1911. Description of the train ride, his experiences on the train, and the sights that he sees along the route, with historical comments written about some of them. The letter is signed “Your Brother and Sister Titus.” Travel Diary of a train trip from Los Angeles, California to Watertown, Connecticut. The writer leaves on September 9,...