Sunday, December 28, 2014

Postcard Exchange 1945

The back of the card tells the story. Card collectors exchanged cards to add variety to their collections. This card, a wheat field in Montana, was exchanged for a card from California showing a movie star's home. Postmarked Bozeman, Montana, July 18, 1945. Our guess is "ans" in script across the cancel indicates that Miss George answered this card, possibly in reply to D. B.'s message. How about this for a hobby back in the 40s?

Thank you for stopping by John's Island.


  1. I was reminded when I read the card about the habit of striking over a letter a couple of times so that the one I meant would be clear. It's been a LONG time since I sat at an old manual typewriter! Thanks for the memory, John. :-)

  2. I was curious what Judy Garland's house looked like. Would you believe there is actually a website?

  3. People have always found things to collect and ways to enjoy those collections. Happy New Year to you.I will be away from the computer for the next week.

  4. Sounds like an interesting hobby, a neat way to learn more about different parts of the country!

  5. I agree with Bethany's comment. A great way to exchange information and learn about other people.

  6. A good way to get to know about different people and places.


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