We all know that view folders are the step-children of the Postcard King and Queen. Folders will never receive the Card of the Year Award. Why do folders get so little respect? Many collectors express varied ideas, but a reasonable answer is, no one knows. If there is anyone who has a better notion, he…
There are two piece of American history that will fascinate historians forever: the Civil War and America’s involvement in World War II. These events were measures of every character trait found in mankind. Honor, courage, fear, justice, integrity, greed, hatred, forgiveness, tolerance, valor and audacity are only a few adjectives that describe the generations of…
Postcard History is proud to present Dr. Dan Friedman week on the occasion of his 90th birthday. Dr. Friedman is a postcard aficionado in the truest sense of the word.
Some great detective work by Postcard History readers has solved (?) a mystery surrounding an unusual modern chrome postcard. The card’s title, “Lost My Head Don’t Loose Yours” was featured in the May 30, 2019, launch of this website.
The memorial carved into Stone Mountain, located 16 miles east of Atlanta, Georgia, has a long and storied history. Nevertheless, one of Postcard History’s contributors has searched the details and sorted out the mystery of its carving and those involved. Mr. Toal has reached deep and presented the facts that have made generations of historians…
There are words and phrases in our language which tug at our heartstrings. One such is the old expression about ships passing in the night. It is cherished because it conjures emotions that foster companionship without commitment. These powerful postcard images still evoke extraordinary feelings. Don’t just look; examine them!