Collecting Postcards

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Most people collect postcards for the photographs or illustrated fronts. I save them for the messages on the backs. I can’t help but wonder who the senders and the recipients were. What were their stories? How were they connected to each other? And where are they now?

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6 thoughts on “Collecting Postcards

  1. Jane,

    Thanks for the warm welcome back.

    I’ve been collecting old postcards and autograph books…all with the curiosity of who the writer was. I can understand the sadness you feel in it…I feel it too. Perhaps it’s the sense of how short life really is.

  2. I have a collection of Christmas and Easter postcards. The message on the back is just as fun as the postcard itself.

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