Found 46 articles matching Postcards category.
  • Mar 17 2014
  • 17 Mar 2014

The Postcard Time Machine: The Dionne’s Miracle Quintuplets

On May 28, 1934 a young farm wife in the back woods of northern Ontario, Canada, gave birth to identical quintuplets two months prematurely. From […]

  • Mar 3 2014
  • 3 Mar 2014

The Postcard Time Machine: How About Those Quiz Kids?

The Quiz Kids were part of American culture for many years. In a time when children were to be seen and not heard, the entire […]

  • Jan 10 2014
  • 10 Jan 2014

Postcard Time Machine: Life of the Tlingits of Canada and Alaska

Every so often I come across a set of postcards that captivates me. While the value of the set may not be more than $20, […]

  • Dec 18 2013
  • 18 Dec 2013

A Day At Disney World—In Postcards

When Walt Disney World opened its gates in Orlando in 1971, I was 19 years old. Having traveled Florida’s byways since getting my driver’s license […]

  • Dec 2 2013
  • 2 Dec 2013

Whiskey Making Collectibles a Legal Way to Remember Our Moonshining History

Aug. 10, 1958, just north of Blacksburg, Va.: The blue ’58 Ford sedan was hard to keep on the road. Moving at nearly 90 miles […]

  • Oct 12 2013
  • 12 Oct 2013

Postcard Time Machine: All the Single Ladies

These days most young women know that they can get an education and launch a fulfilling career they enjoy. They can choose to marry or […]

  • Sep 24 2013
  • 24 Sep 2013

Postcard Time Machine: Remembering More Stars of TV and Film

Postcards of famous people have always been popular. In addition to historical figures, authors and kings and queens, postcards celebrate our favorite entertainers as well. […]

  • Sep 13 2013
  • 13 Sep 2013

The Postcard Time Machine: Remembering Classic Television Stars

Postcards preserve the past and, like photographs, remind us of people we miss. In this stroll down the memory lane of TV stardom, we’ll take […]

  • Jul 23 2013
  • 23 Jul 2013

Collecting the Uncollectible: Items that are Taboo to Some Pique the Interest of Others

As the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy approaches, one of the last available possessions associated with the event is up for […]

  • Jul 17 2013
  • 17 Jul 2013

More on Novelty Postcards: Out of the Ordinary

In my last two articles, we looked at several different categories of novelty postcards, including mechanicals, add-ons, postcards that serve other purposes and postcards made […]