Postcards

Anne in Everett [1931, Washington]

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Anne is a girl with some spunk. I wonder what traveling around Washington State was like after the market crashed only a few years earlier. And she and whoever she’s with seem to get around with no trouble. And all these years later, we still talk about the weather.

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Hello!

How is the weather down there? We’ve crossed the Rockies now so we have no snow, but plenty rain & it’s cold.

Love, Anne

  • Mr. John O. Hunt
  • Tennessee City
  • Tenn.

Postmark: Everett, Washington – December 1931

Image: Hotel Monte Cristo, Everett, Wash. – Western Hotels Inc.


Other postcards From Anne to John O. Hunt:

Anne’s Boss [1932, Washington]

Postcards

Anne’s Boss [1932, Washington]

Washington 1932 front

This short message is one of my favorites. It’s early 1932. Herbert Hoover was president, Duke Ellington would write “Don’t Mean A Thing, If it Ain’t Got That Swing,” and Anne had seen hide nor hair of her boss.

There are so many questions left unanswered. How long had she been in Olympia waiting? Why was she expecting to meet her boss? What line of work was she in? The concise language and the fact that she’s “still waiting” tell me there’s an interesting story behind this card.

Washington 1932 back

 Hello There,

Well, I’m still here & haven’t seen my boss yet. Will write to-morrow.

Love – Anne

To

  • Mr. John O Hunt
  • Tennessee City, Tenn.

Postmark: Jan 11, 1932 – Olympia, Washington

Front: New Governor Hotel, Olympia Wash.