love letter poem circa 1905

Love letter from circa 1905

It’s a mystery who sent this love letter to my great-grandmother, circa 1904-1908, but she did seem to have several suitors. I can say it was hand-delivered, but other than that, the person did a pretty good job hiding his identity. She married my great grandfather, Clarence P. Duck, in January 1909.   Dear Mary:…

vintage dating pick up lines

Vintage pick-up lines

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, I am pulling out my kit of vintage pick-up lines. I am not sure which one of my ancestors had these. Were they a gag gift? Which of these lines do you think would have been the most effective in the mid-20th century? Or why not post a comment…