Sunday, October 16, 2011


Handwritten on front of postcard under the word Affection -- For Your Birthday

..Back of postcard the message reads--

Springfield O. Nov 20, 1916.

Dear Sister, We are living in Springfield since Sept. as children both are going to Wittenberg college, are doing fine we like it real nice. Tommy is working here in the shop he has a good job. he isent a bit-well his stomache and something is wrong with his right-eye. Margaret got a card from Lebnon Pa of Maler Issaer death. We wont get any of his money (next two words unreadable). How is Every body. wish you could come down. Your Sister, Effie. 

NOTE:: At the top of the page on the postcard is her address which has to be read holding the postcard upside down. All words, grammar, and punctuation are as read on card. 

Postmark is Springfield, Ohio, 1916, Nov 20. Postcard has one cent stamp.