Leona sent this greeting which reads
Good Wishes at Christmas Time
One of the greatest joys of
life is having friends;
another, wishing them
A pair of angels peer graciously through this card, wishing the holder some sort of greeting in a language I don’t know.
To kick in some much-needed Christmas spirit, I’ll begin posting a Christmas card a day – but with a twist this year. I do still love all the vintage photos, so I’ll keep posting those on Monday & Friday, but in between, I will post a Christmas card.
This card was postmarked December 28, 1917 and was sent to Anna Chodl in Chicago. The language is not English, so I don’t know what it says. The children featured each have the trappings of Christmas around them – their best clothes, toys and books, and a Christmas tree lit with candles.
I can’t decide if this sweet little child is named Isa Black, or Continue reading
All of these cards date to the early 20th century based on the printing style and artwork. Only one bears a postmark, but all of them seem related in some way – either by recipients or by handwriting. They were probably in someone’s grandmother’s shoebox of cards that wound up in an antique shop, and then found there way here for our study and enjoyment. I hope for Americans that your Thanksgiving was restful and focused on our many blessings, and for others worldwide, may this kick off a season of peace & love to be found amid the strangeness of the 2020 world.