January 13, 2021

Author: Ray Hahn

Marcella Sembrich

Ray Hahn

Marcella Sembrich

New York Times, New York, New York, January 11, 1935
Obituary

NOTED OPERA SINGER DEAD
Mme Marcella Sembrich, 76, internationally known opera singer,
died today at her home, 141 Central Park West, after an illness of
nearly two months…..

When Marcella Sembrich died in a

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2021 Know-it-All Quiz #1

Faces of the Military -World War I
a Postcard History quiz

Postcard History welcomes all you super-sleuths to a new series of Postcard History quizzes. There will be five in the series. They will appear on the first Monday of each month from today until May 3, 2021.

This new

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Orville Ewing and Friends*

Ray Hahn

Orville Ewing and Friends*

In the decades between the world wars, plus or minus a few years, Americans lived through a long list of trials. To name a few, the Spanish-Flu pandemic, prohibition, dust-storms, the Great Depression, and numerous political scandals ranked near the top of the Misery

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Inclined Railroads and Funicular Railways

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The Girl and the Moon

The Girl and the Moon

Advertising; The Girl and the Moon

The title of this musical comedy, The Girl and the Moon comes from an ancient Siberian fairy

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The Old Redhead, the Indomitable Arthur Godfrey

The Old Redhead,

the Indomitable Arthur Godfrey

In the television program M*A*S*H (season 8 – episode 4, aired October 8, 1979) entitled Goodbye, Radar, the camp’s generator fails

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The Olde Pink House

The Olde Pink House

I want to invite each and every one of you to meet us on Reynolds Square, in Savannah, Georgia after the Covid-19 crisis. Right

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Two Faces of the American Camp Meeting

Ray Hahn

Two Faces of the
American Camp Meeting

John A. Davis and Frederick Allen “Kerry” Mills

Collectors of social history ephemera and memorabilia likely know about camp meeting postcards. Some of the most plentiful in the genre are the cards from the Davis and Mills campaigns. They are enjoying

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October 18, 1925 – The last day of the S.S. Comanche

October 18, 1925
The last day of
the S.S. Comanche

In the last two decades of the 19th century and well into the 1930s, the best route

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Henri Selmer, Founder of H. Selmer-Paris

Henri Selmer,
Founder of H. Selmer-Paris

Henri Selmer graduated from the Conservatoire de Paris, in 1885. After a successful but brief career in the Orchestre de Paris

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