Cryptic Cards – I Need: Some Lovin’

DEAR: Virginia. HOW ARE: You. The Kiddies  Mary. I’M FEELING: Fine.

THE WEATHER IS: Rainy. Rotten. THE BOYS HERE: Are Sociable. WE HAVE JUST HAD: Some “Chow”.

I NEED: Some Lovin’. Some Sleep. A Vacation. I HOPE TO: See You Soon.  Get a Letter.

PLEASE SEND ME: Left Blank. YOURS: Hurriedly. Love.

busy soldier

Dear Virginia,

Don’t think I’m neglecting you by this card.  I sent a letter the same time.

-Bob

Date Mailed: November, 8th, 1944.

Destination: East Freespool, Ohio.

Origin: Camp Atterbury, Indiana.

The Outside {the Suitcase} series features artifacts from my personal collection of postcards and found photos that are unrelated to the Man from the Suitcase project.

Cryptic Cards – You Say Stop and I Say Go, Go, Go.

Hello.

——-

Goodby

hello goodbye

Date Mailed: January 2nd, 1909

Destination: Republic, Kansas.

Origin: Odell, Kansas.

The Outside {the Suitcase} series features artifacts from my personal collection of postcards and found photos that are unrelated to the Man from the Suitcase project.

Found Photo – Quit Being Such a Big Baby

Babu only wants to whisper in your ear…late at night…when your parents are far away.

Geez, Hank.  What a baby.

quit being such a baby

The Outside {the Suitcase} series features artifacts from my personal collection of postcards and found photos that are unrelated to the Man from the Suitcase project.

Cryptic Cards – Lizzie Goes Through a Phase

Remember me with love so sweet

Remember me until we meet

But if the grave is for my bed

Remember me when I am dead

Presented bye

Mrs Lizzie Steward

1909

Lizzie

Date Mailed: Not Mailed.

The Outside {the Suitcase} series features artifacts from my personal collection of postcards and found photos that are unrelated to the Man from the Suitcase project.

Found Photo – Marcie was quite the knockout

quite the knockout

The Outside {the Suitcase} series features artifacts from my personal collection of postcards and found photos that are unrelated to the Man from the Suitcase project.

Cryptic Cards -Thank you?

I think you are a good shepherd.

-Mrs Demuson

shephrd

Date Mailed: December 23rd, 1910.

Origin: Unknown, Ohio.

Destination: Canton, Ohio.

The Outside {the Suitcase} series features artifacts from my personal collection of postcards and found photos that are unrelated to the Man from the Suitcase project.

Found Photo – Snakes Alive!

Fred and Martha sure knew how to have a boss time.

Snakes Alive 2

Fred’s wife with the rattlesnake they shot under their place.

Snakes Alive 3

Dorinda and the Bull snake. Everyone says she looks like me. Good looking huh!

Snakes Alive 4

Fred + a Bull snake 62 inches long. His daughter run over it with their truck.

Snakes Alive 1

Fred + his friend like he called it when he wrote. It was 44 inches long.

The Outside {the Suitcase} series features artifacts from my personal collection of postcards and found photos that are unrelated to the Man from the Suitcase project.