Kate’s Favorites

Curated by the blogger. Be sure not to limit yourself to perusing just this list. You may find messages that speak to you elsewhere in the collection.


Amusing Postcards

These postcards stand out because of their entertainment value.hendersonville-nc-1939-p

Anne’s Boss [1932, Washington]

You’uns Are Hot- We’uns Are not [1939 – North Carolina]

Nice spot in the Azores [1953, Portugal]

Driving the tires right off [c.1985, Italy]


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From a Fascinating Time or Place

These vintage postcards witnessed history.

Making great progress [Israel, 1950]

Sugar Cane Harvest [1956 – Cuba, via Miami]

Affectionate Brother [India – London, 1908]



Wartime Correspondence

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Real servicemen writing home.

The Great War [1919, France]

I wouldn’t trade my place with anybody. [1941 – Ellington Field, TX]

Reception Committee [1943 – Jefferson Barracks, Missouri]