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    American Fire Trucks


    In July 1954, Henry Austin Clark, Jr. opened his “Carnival of Cars” museum in the basement of the Astor Theater in Times Square, New York City. It was a grand media event that included some early television celebrities. The cards featured here were souvenirs of the day.

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Ray Hahn


If you like to time-travel (of course you do, why else would you read Postcard History) you may like to turn the clock back to the winter of 1913. They haven’t invented television, the nearest library is too far to walk in waist deep snow, so what do you do? Let me introduce you to Frank and Joseph Bily, brothers and fellow farmers who decide to make their own clocks.

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