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.

Cryptic Cards – Losing My Speed

Son:-

I need some one to help me hold my own how about it.

Dad

Losing my Speed-3

Date Mailed: July 8th, 1946.

Origin: Syracuse, Indiana.

Destination: Moline, Illinois.


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 – Happy Easter, Jesus?

Have you died, dead, or where are you? Wish you a Happy Easter.  With love,

– Edithe

Have you died-4

Date Mailed: April 15th, 1908.

Origin: Franklin, Ohio.

Destination: Lockland, 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.

Cryptic Cards – Smooches!

To Edd Irene + Kiddies

Love, Katie.

kisses-5

Date Mailed: December 31st, 1948 – No postmark

Origin: Unknown.

Destination: Unknown.


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 -No One Gets Edithe’s Jokes

Hallo stranger and how are you? Ha! Ha!

– Edithe

Ha Ha-6

Date Mailed: April 6th, 1909.

Origin: Franklin, Ohio.

Destination: Lockland, 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.

Cryptic Cards – Even George’s Typing Couldn’t Distract from the Creepiness

I received your card all O.K. There is going to be a ball game this evening

Well – I would like to see you awfully well ans.real soon.

From George Travis

Typed-7

Date Mailed: August 26th, 1908.

Origin: Marion, Kentucky.

Destination: Salem, Kentucky.


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 – Guess Who?

Guess Who?

Guess who-8

Date Mailed: April 12th, 1918.

Origin: Sarasota, Florida.

Destination: Columbus, 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.

Cryptic Cards – Nothing Odd Here

Dear (illegible)

I read your letter some time ago and was so glad to hear but sorry you are not feeling well.  I have been down out all summer and we are having some real hot weather in Pueblo now we did have it nice and cool for the month of June hope you are well feel – a card at (illegible) as ever your friend.

Nazi Card-1

Date Mailed: July 18th, 1926.

Origin: Pueblo, Colorado.

Destination: Salt Lake City, Utah.


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 – Sarah Knows Best

Hellow Tena

Be sure that you catch that boy heart when he throes it at you.

– Sarah

To My Valentine-9

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.

Cryptic Cards – Cleo is in So. Much. Trouble.

What on earth is wrong with you? We will be sending someone down to see about you if you don’t write.  Both well.

 – Ada H

A Brief Plaint-10

Date Mailed: July 13th, 1918.

Origin: Flat Rock, state unknown.

Destination: Parkersburg, Illinois.


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.