Tag: real photo postcards

  • Identifying Real Photo Postcards Using Crowdsourcing

    Identifying Real Photo Postcards Using Crowdsourcing

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    Crowdsourcing. Yes, I too thought of it as two words, but in 2006 Merriam-Webster defined crowdsourcing as a noun meaning the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people and especially from the online community rather than from traditional employees or suppliers. Read about how a…

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  • A Social History of the Bicycle as Depicted on Real Photo Post Cards

    A Social History of the Bicycle as Depicted on Real Photo Post Cards

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    Which came first, the postcard or the bicycle? It does not matter for it seems like they were made for each other. Bicycles on real-photo postcards has been a popular topic for over forty years. Postcard History welcomes, Gerry Biron, a new contributor who seems to have his handlebars pointed where bicycles join postcards.

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Past Article

Bob Teevan

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A collection of postcards that brings a century-old conversation back to life is precious. This bit of World War One history – correspondence between Jack and Margaret that never mentions the war or the enemy – makes the weather and a cricket game hot topics.

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