All posts tagged Indy

December 22, 2016

Hi Friends and Fans! It has been quiet on the front side of our website for a little bit, but not on the inside! Elves have been working like mad to get a new, more user-friendly (and web-responsive) website together, […]

Sunday Ads: Music to Your Ears

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October 9, 2016, No comments

Business:  Wilking Music Company  Date of Ad:  October 13th, 1940 Location:  120 East Ohio Street, near Massachusetts Avenue Years of Operation: 1 ...

Sunday Ads: We’ve Got You Covered from Head to Toe

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July 31, 2016, No comments

Business:  Gerritt A.Archibald Company Date of Ad:  July 29, 1906 Location:  Downtown: 38 East Washington Years of Operation: 1905- 1910 Notable: G ...

Penny Post: How Are You Getting Along With Those Kids?

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June 29, 2016, No comments

Postmark: INDIANAPOLIS, IND.           AUG 30, 1910     11-PM Message: Dear Brother & Sister, How are you getting along with those kids.   ...

  • Penny Post: Baby Girl Arrived
    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) Florence. Address: Miss. Edna Startin Wanamaker, Ind R.R. #33, Box #79 Penny for Your Thought ...

  • Penny Post: I Can’t Come Up Yet
    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 weeks.  I don’t suppose you can wait that long so I […]

  • 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 […]