Ashley Haynes

Ashley Haynes is from Indianapolis and grew up bringing storybook characters to life in her imagination. Now, she peers into the history of old buildings, letters, and postcards, imagining the lives of the people who touched the stair-rail or held the pen.

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June 10, 2015

Postmarked: INDIANAPOLIS, IND    AUG 14, 1908   1:30 PM Message: 14/8/08 Dear Jeannie Received package Thank you very much for apron  Tell Lucy I will fix her collar as soon as possible I have been very busy between Arnold being sick […]

Penny Post: The Road to Fort Ben

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May 27, 2015, 1 Comment

Postmarked: INDIANAPOLIS, IND    APR 7, 1909    2 – PM Message: I send you a picture with Ed. you have to go to Britton for it You have to e ...

Penny Post: Aerial View of Downtown

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May 6, 2015, 1 Comment

Postmarked: INDIANAPOLIS. IND.  16 DEC, 1963  10:00 AM Message: Dear Folks – Few words to let you know its been very cool down here. We got sn ...

Penny Post: Indiana State Capitol, 1943

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April 22, 2015, 2 Comments

Postmarked:  WHITING, IND.   JUN 13, 1934    4:30 PM     Message: Hello. Rec. your card & one from Mrs. Carline same time. Thanks a ...

  • Penny Post: Riverside Park, 1907
    April 8, 2015, No comments

    Postmarked:  INDIANAPOLIS, IND.   NOV 9, 1907    10:30 AM Message: I’m about well. Mama & Papa think I am not. But I think I am. Clyde Burgan Addressed to: Mrs. Pernety Burgan 146 E. Walnut St. Kokomo, Ind.

  • Penny Post: German House, 1907
    March 25, 2015, 1 Comment

    Postmarked:  INDIANAPOLIS, IND.   OCT 18, 1907   4-PM Message: Good Afternoon, Glad to get your letter and to hear you and Carl are having such a nice time. Ask him if it was “hard to break away.” Myrtle 10/18/07 […]

  • Penny Post: A Rustic Pavilion in Brookside Park
    March 11, 2015, 1 Comment

    Postmarked:  INDIANAPOLIS, IND.    MAR 3, 1911    10-PM Message: Dear Mother: – I thought that I would write you a few lines to tell you that we are all well and getting along all right. We’d like to hear […]

  • Penny Post: Indianapolis Masonic Temple
    February 25, 2015, No comments

    Postmarked:  INDIANAPOLIS  IND.    JUN 13, 1911   1:30 PM Message: Indianapolis June, 12, 1911, Dear Old Friend: My mother and Henry are hear  we are all well Minnie   Addressed to: Mrs. C. Rush. 655 – W. 117 St. […]

  • Penny Post: A 1908 Birds Eye View
    February 18, 2015, No comments

    Postmarked:  INDIANAPOLIS, IND.   MAY 31, 1908   9 PM Message: Indianapolis, Ind. 5/31/0 Dear Mother & Father How are you getting along. Will write a letter tomorrow evening when I have time. this pitchure is a Birds Eye View of In ...

  • Penny Post: New Federal Building
    February 11, 2015, No comments

    Postmarked: INDIANAPOLIS, IND.   FEB 3, 1908   10:30AM. Message: How are you Miss Hazel? I send you this card. You must write. I am always anxious to hear from home. love to all Aunt Sade Addressed to: Miss Hazel Horsham Madison, [&hell ...