Roy McConnel was my grandfather. Mrs. Wheeler was his brother Jim’s mother-in-law. Since the card is addressed to Grandpa, not both grandparents, I’m guessing that it pre-dates their marriage, November 1915.
I found this in a box of my grandmother’s hankerchiefs. The only thing on the back is 10 cents. It’s heavy paper, 9″ across the top, which is a fold. On the bottom, opposite of the green, it has small edges about a 1/4″ high. I think a folded hanky would fit inside. My first thought was that it was a needle pack, but no brand name or needle holes. I suppose it could have also held thread. I’ve been poking around on the internet for the past couple of days, trying to identify it. I contacted papergreat, which is a fun site that I follow on facebook, but still no luck. Any ideas?
U.S.S. Surveyor served as a Navy ship from 1917 to 1919, and as U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey Ship from 1919 to 1956.
It is winter and the first snows have dusted the woodland and sparkle on the rocks and along the trickling stream. . . Now is the time for honest reflection, to leave the gritty and unseemly, to make a new beginning. — Joyce Sequichie Hifler, “A Cherokee Feast of Days, Volume II”
– An ordinary road maintenance staging area is transformed by the snow and the light.
1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Seattle – Looking West from Agricultural Building Steps. I checked Wikipedia on this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska–Yukon–Pacific_Exposition – controversies included raffling a month old orphan boy. Grounds became Univ. of Wash.
— Another one that I had posted to Flickr but not yet blogged. Not sure how much I will be using this feature since I use WordPress much more than Flickr. I think Flickr gobbles up my Verizon data allowance.