Author: Bob Toal
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 scratch their heads in wonder. Bob, thank you!
Bob Toal tells the story of these iconic postcards, which were widely circulated and sometimes misidentified by several publishers at the height of their popularity. Learn why these twins were special on the Umatilla reservation and will always exemplify the comedy and tragedy of life.
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.
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 men who fought in these wars. History was cruel to many, but fair and compassionate to others. Learn about a man challenged by history but lived and talked about it.
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 is Bob Toal. After you read Bob’s article you may change your mind about folders.