Tag: Long-Ago Postcards from Western China

  • Long-Ago Postcards from Western China

    Long-Ago Postcards from Western China

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    Asian postcards are rare in most parts of America. There are collectors who actively search for them, but the mystery endures. In decades past, religious missionaries were America’s most reliable source of information and understanding. A new contributor to Postcard History tells us the story of his grandfather’s work in China.

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Kaya B Fellcheck
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The “Wild West” caught the attention of the public in the late 19th-century, when in truth, it was no longer really wild. The cattle drives were over, the gunfighters had left the streets, and the industrial revolution was set on “full-steam-ahead.” Postcards by Lea McCarty help us remember the forgotten faces.

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