Tag: Helene Held

  • Three Tragic Lives

    Three Tragic Lives


    Three women of extraordinary beauty, talent, and wealth whose lives could be the outline for an anthology of tragic short stories are portrayed in this remembrance. Two were dead before age 50, the other shunned by the world. Helene Held, Nance O’Neil, and Gaynor Rowlands are forgotten today but postcard collectors know their faces and…

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Past Article

Ray Hahn


Postcard History is grateful to those whose curiosities extend well beyond ours. The Case of Jamestown’s First Cow is such a topic. Through the artistry of an early twentieth century Congregational Church pastor, we learn of peculiar things. It’s so much fun!

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