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Posted 03/03/2008   11:37 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add gussyboy1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Would love to see old postcards with people on them-the old black and white ones-like the bride and groom, family photos that they put on postcards and sent. I'll share mine if you share yours!

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Posted 03/03/2008   2:27 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
gussyboy1 I have a maxi card Jugoslavia post card..with stamp of a 1903 auto..if you want to see a scan I need an e mail address..if not..i made the offer..cheers, phil
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Posted 10/28/2008   4:50 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add gussyboy1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


These were the days when your family photos were taken and then sent as post cards. This is my Great Grandmother Nancy Carther from Minnesota along with her daughter Tillie and her children.

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Posted 10/28/2008   4:56 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add gussyboy1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


Cowboys in the family!
This is a picture postcard of my great great Uncle Colubus Pritchett
dressed up as a cowboy--he's the one on the right.

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Posted 12/15/2008   9:55 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add gussyboy1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is my great uncle Lou (on the right)posing with a ship
buddy and a couple of pretty gals. Note the sailors
hats say the "USS Nebraska".


I have a lot of family photos taken like this and sent as post cards.

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Posted 12/15/2008   10:22 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nr-notrare to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Gussy.....

These cards are fantastic family keepsake.....I can't think of anything better for a collector.
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Gussyboy1
These Family Photo-cards Are Terrific.
I Will Look Through My Family Photo Album.
DJD
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Posted 12/15/2008   11:15 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add djd to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Grandfather Crawford

This Photo Was Taken prior To Leaving For The Great War.
All Three Survived And Lived To The Ripe Ages Of 80's.
I Have A Wonderful Memory Of All Four Brothers in
Wiarton, Ontario Playing Their Violins.
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Posted 12/17/2008   10:59 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add gussyboy1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Awesome, DJD! What a great memory! Thanks for posting and thanks for the compliments guys!

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Posted 12/18/2008   08:24 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add DL20K to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
If only I still had the ones that I used to have.
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Posted 12/18/2008   9:30 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add t360 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
very interesting family photo postcards!
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This is my Great Aunt Carrie and her prize horse.
The back of the post card said "Dear Brother" and how she wanted her horse to perk up his ears for the photo--then signed off. Seems she could have written more than just that, but I see a lot of old post cards that say very little on the back. Some I've seen say " Just wanted to write and say "Hi" , hope to hear from you soon". I have written many that were so squished with everything I wanted to include in that terribly small space! ha

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(kinda)1500!
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The man second from the right is my grandfather Mathews (the tallest). Looks like they all stood by the train-like back drop and grinned.The other guys are friends from what I understand.

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Posted 08/23/2009   5:05 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add atlashealth to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
what a great collection of family history cards..they area priceless and should be passed down through the generations!
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and they have to hold their breaths, smiles and postures for at least 10 seconds! wow!
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