Gwen Sunkel

Gwen Sunkel is a connoisseur of bad first dates and a collector of ticket stubs. When she's not catering to the every whim of her dog and two cats, she enjoys reading, yoga, building communities, dismantling the patriarchy, and falling in love with Indianapolis.

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June 29, 2016

Postmark: INDIANAPOLIS, IND.           AUG 30, 1910     11-PM Message: Dear Brother & Sister, How are you getting along with those kids.  I hope they won’t worry you.  So you had some company.  Poor Willie. […]

Penny Post: Baby Girl Arrived

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June 22, 2016, No comments

Postmark: February 22nd, 1913 Message: Dear Edna, Baby girl arrived at our house yesterday morning it weighs 10 lbs naked.  With love, (ans soon) Flo ...

Penny Post: I Can’t Come Up Yet

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June 15, 2016, No comments

Postmark: September 28th, 1909 Message: Dear Friend, I got your card O.K. I would like to have that place up there but I can’t come up yet for 2 ...

Penny Post: We Are Enjoying The Trip Very Much

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June 8, 2016, 1 Comment

Postmark: PEACH ORCHARD, ARK.      OCT 7 , 1916       ? AM Message: Dear Mother- Our next stop is St. Louis. We are enjoying the tripp [sic] ver ...

  • Penny Post: A Beauty From You!
    May 4, 2016, 1 Comment

    Postmark: INDIANAPOLIS, IND.      JUL 21, 1909     630 PM Message: Indianapolis, Ind 7/21/09 Dear Friend, Am almost ashamed to send this cheap little card after getting the beauty from you.  Have tried for six weeks to get […]

  • Penny Post: Was Pleased To Hear From You
    April 27, 2016, 1 Comment

    Postmark: INDIANAPOLIS, IND.     OCT 13, 1915     930 AM Message: 10-13-15 Dear Mrs. Seerley, Your car rec’d was pleased to hear from you & that you were having a good time the auxiliary was out to Mrs. […]

  • Penny Post: Please Excuse the Pencil…
    April 20, 2016, 2 Comments

    Postmark: INDIANAPOLIS, IND.       JUL 22, 1920 Message: Dear Aunt Julia, Please excuse pencil as the little boy where I am staying thinks he must have whatever I happen to have.  We are afraid to let him have […]

  • Penny Post: It was something grand!
    March 30, 2016, 2 Comments

    Postmark: INDIANAPOLIS, IND.     SEP 24, 1908     6:30 PM Message:   Camp B. Harrison, Indianapolis Indiana Dear Brother, This is the grand Monument you read about  I was all through it  I took elevator up to the […]

  • Penny Post: Am very busy
    March 23, 2016, 1 Comment

    Postmark: INDIANAPOLIS, IND.       MAR 19, 1909       6-30 PM DAYTON, OH       MAR 20      5-30 AM Message: If not busy meet train (Penna.) which arrives in Day- ton about 11 o’clock Sunday.  Am very busy.  Ge ...

  • Penny Post: Suppose you are enjoying life
    March 16, 2016, 1 Comment

    Postmark: INDIANAPOLIS, IND       JUNE 7, 1913       5:30 PM Message: Hello Ethel, I suppose you think I am a long time answering your card.  Suppose you are enjoying life.  I am coming over soon.  Am2. […]