Cryptic Cards – Guess Who?

Guess Who?

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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.

Cryptic Cards – Karl Gets Creepy

Agnes pet I have lots to tell you Saturday night when I get there oh my you know what is coming don’t you say now if you want to come to the city why drop me an card right away please

-So By By Karl

I'm Watching-2

Date Mailed: August 28th, 1913.

Origin: Indianapolis, Indiana.

Destination: Mooresville, 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 – Will have to take my air ship

You made your mother a good present when you gave her your cold.  Suppose she is proud of it. I am just out of gasoline at present. Will have to take my air ship. Don’t know when I can come over, I suppose the chair is engaged. Thomas came home from school Fri eve sick.  That is why I did not come over. Will come before <unknown>.

From pop goes the weasel.

Additional inscription on front: Nobody cares for me boo hoo.  Don’t I look it.

Date Mailed: Unknown.

Origin: Unknown.

Destination: Route 3, Cable, 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 – Go West!

We were never as far west as on this vacation

– Calvin

Date Mailed: July 31st, 1958.

Origin: Franklin Grove, Illinois.

Destination: Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.


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 – “Stinker”

Now why did I put that stamp on.

– “Stinker”

Date Mailed: October 29th, 1943.

Origin: Brooklyn, New York.

Destination: Newport, Rhode Island.


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 – Heartbreak, never mailed.

I waited all day for a phone from you as I had it all cut and dried to come down tonight but nothing doing have 6 minutes left to catch the 8:50 car – I guess my little galio is out with some other fellow. Too bad.

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Date Mailed: Never mailed.

Origin: Heart Break Hotel

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 -Cabbage Head Number Two

Hello Kiddo

I am having fine time.  Does any one miss me.  I walked almost three miles yesterday.

 – Sis

Date Mailed: May 8th, 1909.

Origin: Unknown.

Destination: Portsmouth, 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.