Tag: postcard collectors

  • My Search for the Assinaboine

    My Search for the Assinaboine

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    This story is about a book that was left unfinished. The subject died in 2005, the author died shortly after. The book was over twenty years in the making and was meant to be a gift to his life-long friend. Friendships made while serving in the US Military tend to last forever – such was…

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  • Collectors and Their Topics

    Collectors and Their Topics

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    It was Friday morning and I was on my way home after playing a very minor role in the formation of the International Polar Bear Conservation Centre at the Assiniboine Park Zoo in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I made my way to the passenger lounge at the airport, sat quietly for a few minutes and thought of…

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  • Hello, my name is George

    Hello, my name is George

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    [Editor’s note: I like getting email from our readers. I don’t always answer, but I appreciate the efforts readers make to express opinions about our articles. This message came to the editor’s email box unsolicited. After reading it I was quite amused; for I too remember the Carter years and the high interest rates of…

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Postcard History’s poster series continues with an eye-popping poster card from the 1927 London production of The Desert Song. This widely successful operetta with music by Sigmund Romberg and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II was inspired by the 1925 uprising of the Riffs, a group of Moroccan fighters, against French colonial rule. It was also inspired by […]

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