August 18th 1938

Postcard sent to Pearl who lived on Michigan Ave in Chicago, Illinois 


"We are enjoying it here with friends in nearby cottages. It has been too windy for good fishing. However, we were presented with some. If necessary I'll come back to Chicago Monday though I'd be glad to stay a little longer here. Phone or mail at mothers as agreed.  Hope you have a pleasent vacation." - Francis


June 22, 1954

Postcard sent to Mrs. Downs in Clear Springs, Maryland.


"Having a nice visit with my Aunt Lola.  The weather has been warm. My son and family were here Tuesday for a short visit. Barbara graduated last Monday and they came for her. Hope you are well. Lovingly Mrs. E"


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