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.

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.

Cryptic Cards – Getting in the Christmas Spirit

Rec’d cushion cover also card.  It is lovely.  Don’t look for anything from me this year. Merry Xmas to you all.

-Gertie

xmas

Date Mailed: December 24th, 1908.

Destination: Steubenville, Ohio.

Origin: 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 – Glad to be living

Where would we be today if we went to Washington, Kate?

I wanted to go so bad but changed my mind at last minute.  I’m glad to be living, aren’t you?

-Alyce

flowers

Date Mailed: May 12th, 1911.

Origin: Waterville, New York.

Destination: Sheaburne, New York.

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.