Thanksgiving Joys: (almost) Wordless Wednesday – Vintage Postcards #4

This series digitizes a set of postcards collected by my grandfather Donald C. Minor from 1906-1910. Born in Greene County, Pennsylvania in 1902, Donald was the youngest son, youngest grandson and youngest cousin of the Francis Marion and Mary Jane Gwynn Minor clan.  His parents, Robert and May Stephenson Minor, sent cards from their travels; his … Continue reading Thanksgiving Joys: (almost) Wordless Wednesday – Vintage Postcards #4

Thanksgiving Greetings: (almost) Wordless Wednesday – Vintage Postcard #3

This series digitizes a set of postcards collected by my grandfather Donald C. Minor from 1906-1910. Born in Greene County, Pennsylvania in 1902, Donald was the youngest son, youngest grandson and youngest cousin of the Francis Marion and Mary Jane Gwynn Minor clan.  His parents, Robert and May Stephenson Minor, sent cards from their travels; his … Continue reading Thanksgiving Greetings: (almost) Wordless Wednesday – Vintage Postcard #3

(almost) Wordless Wednesday – Vintage Postcard #1: Thanksgiving Greetings

I have posted vintage postcards from my grandfather's 1906-1910 Postcard Collection on and off for the past year.   S L O W L Y  the collection is getting digitized.  But there are a great many of you who come to my site specifically for the postcards and I think y'all deserve a little system … Continue reading (almost) Wordless Wednesday – Vintage Postcard #1: Thanksgiving Greetings

Top Hat on the Turkey: A Vintage Postcard for Wordless Wednesday

In keeping with the tradition begun by Abraham Lincoln in 1863, President Theodore Roosevelt issued a Thanksgiving Proclamation in October 1908: "Once again the season is at hand, when according to the ancient custom of our people, it becomes the duty of the President to appoint a day of prayer and thanksgiving to God. . … Continue reading Top Hat on the Turkey: A Vintage Postcard for Wordless Wednesday