A much longer post covering all the newly acquired stuff will be forthcoming within the next few weeks, but seeing how it's Christmas Eve and all, I thought I might show the one item that ties in to this weekend:
Since I don't think the above cell phone camera image does the card justice, I made a few more attempts:
Moving to the inside which still has a gold sheet of some kind of blotter paper.
Dear Margaret Bregger,
I am working hard at the University. The sixteen and seventeen year old freshmen are much speedier than I, but they don't appreciate their opportunities as much.
How are you? I never think of you without also thinking of your wild flower garden. Now it is safe under a blanket of snow.
Ellen B. Laurin
The last name of the sender appears to me to be "Laurin", but I'm not entirely sure about that yet as I haven't come up with any positive results from internet searches.
The receiver of this lovely card, Margaret Bregger, might have been the Margaret C. Bregger (age 35ish) that was living in Ramsey, Minnesota in 1930 --- according to a 1930 Census report on Ancestry.com. At some point in the future when I have more free time, I fully intend on doing some more thorough researching.
So I will wrap (pun?) this one up by wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas, and to those of the Jewish faith, Happy Chanukah!
Thanks for taking a moment to look at my page.