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  • A Not Nice Postcard Collection

    A Not Nice Postcard Collection

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    Before privacy concerns and political correctness, victims of a growth disorder were often the objects of mockery and worse. Today the postcards of those individuals are the foundation of databases in at least two medical universities.

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George Miller

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There is but one reason for a time-machine; to turn back the clock to attend the White House wedding of Congressman Nicholas Longworth of Ohio and the President’s daughter, Alice Lee Roosevelt. It must have been quite the “thrill” to be among the 800 guests. Postcards with photos of the bride and groom went on sale a few days before the 1906 ceremony. Collectors still search for those rare cards.

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