A simple Christmas postcard from about 1915.
Another old Christmas postcard. This has some religious sentiments to remember the original meaning of the day.
This postcard dates from about 1915. The spelling of Xmas for Christmas has come under attack in the last few years. I found that in many old church records an “X” is used as abbreviation for Christ.
This old Christmas postcard was made by Stecher Litho right here in Rochester.
Another old Christmas postcard. I hope you have sent your list to Santa Claus.
Tomorrow, Dec. 11th is a day of giving called ROC the Day. It is a one day online event to support non-profit organizations in a 9 county area centered on Rochester. There are 615 organizations to pick from and you can give any amount you want. The organizations are separated into the categories: Animals, Arts …
I got a big bunch of old postcards at a auction about a month ago. In the lot were many nice vintage Christmas postcards. All are dated from before 1920. This is just the first of many that I will be posting between now and Christmas.
A few days ago Diane Boumenot posted on her blog “50 Gifts for Genealogists this Christmas.” She puts gifts in categories of books, office items, computer gifts, homemade gifts, fun gifts, etc. There are some pretty good ideas for the genealogist in your life. You could even buy something for yourself.
I hope all of you have some time to spend with your family today. Resist the urge to go out and shop. This vintage postcard is dated 1920.
It looks like the turkeys are still running wild on this old Thanksgiving postcard. It is dated about 1915. It had yellowed and I digitally fixed the coloring.