1924 Easter card bunny painting eggs

1924 Easter card

When my grandfather was four, and his sister Helene was 8, she received this postcard from “some little boy.” It was probably either from her brother, my grandpa, or their cousin Billie Duck.

1908 Easter Greetings

1908 Easter Greetings

“Ducks are not in it when you can get chickens like these. W. R. B.” – This was the Easter Greeting sent to my great grand-mother. I wonder if the duck reference was intended to be taken at face value, because these chickens look good, or if it is related at all to the many…

bow and arrow Valentine

Last Vintage Valentine

Thank you to all those who have enjoyed this series of 1920s Valentines that I have been sharing over the past couple of weeks. I hope you enjoyed them! This is the last Valentine I’ll be sharing for 2014. I wanted to share it, because it was sent to my grandfather as a child, from…

sledding antique valentine

Vintage Valentine

I wonder if this was given to my Great Aunt when she was a teacher (since it says Miss Duck, and the rest in the pile have her first name), or if “Osborn” was being polite in addressing his peer as Miss Duck?