Postcards often take on a very different theme and become an excellent way to document the artistic achievements of an artist. This is exact the way Joseph Jacinto “Jo” Mora (1876-1947) came to be known. Today, Jo is nearly forgotten, but postcard collector Peter Hiller is working to change that.
For many Americans and Canadians alike, the border between our two nations is our first international border-crossing experience. I remember my first crossing; all I had to do was tell the agent where I was born. It’s more complicated today, but here is a postcard account of what it was like years ago.