Posted by: catalinamuseum | 11/18/2009

Wish You Were Here…

A perk of working here at the museum is to have my hands in the collections daily, sorting through old images and artifacts.  Some of my favorite boxes to look through is our collection of vintage postcards.  I enjoy trying to read the fancy handwriting to learn first hand the visitor experience of Catalina in earlier years.  I feel it only fair to share some of these postcards with you here.  Look for a new postcard every Monday!

From 1912:  Dear Mama, We arrived here safely and I was not sick as I chewed gum all the time to avoid it.  You may not get many postcards as I will be too busy (having fun)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: