The Boy and the Turkey Vintage Thanksgiving Postcard

This vintage Thanksgiving postcard seems a bit harsh to us today, but in the early 1900s it would have represented a very normal aspect of American farm life. It would have been a farm boy’s hope at Thanksgiving that he would be given the opportunity to hunt for the most important feature of the annual […]

Retro Witch Flying Postcard

This old Halloween postcard shows the silhouette of a retro witch and black cat flying an old propeller airplane across a red moon in an orange sky. The little cat is very dapper with a bow tie as he gazes down at the ground while the witch is hurling them through the air in what […]

Vintage Halloween Girl Postcard

This vintage Halloween postcard image has a lovely girl in a red dress sitting on a pumpkin on Halloween night. A bat is flying by and a black cat is howling at her feet. But she is not disturbed and looks quite pretty in a vintage pin-up way. Notice the owl eyes in her hat! […]

Sons of Veterans Vintage Postcard

This vintage patriotic postcard shows the Sons of Veterans Emblem and the American Eagle surrounded by the American Flag from Civil War days with red, white, and blue emblazoned on it with roses in bright, vivid colors. The years 1861 and 1865 for the Civil War. This card is a wonderful statement of pride in […]

Home on the Train for Christmas

This is not an old postcard, but the picture is great of an old-fashioned steam locomotive train traveling through the White Pass to Skagway, British Columbia with a snow covered mountain in the background. Imagine taking this old-fashioned train home for Christmas along the snow covered mountains of White Pass, BC. Great for holiday cards […]

Getting the Christmas Tree Vintage Christmas Postcard

This very bright and colorful vintage Christmas postcard reminds me of my youth. The happy, cheerful children carrying the Christmas tree back to their home, after having cut it down in the forest, brings up one of my favorite memories about Christmas time. My grandfather owned a small farm in Pennsylvania on which he had […]

Old Fashioned Christmas Shopping Vintage Postcard

This beautiful old fashioned Christmas card shows a young, Victorian couple heading home from a day of Christmas shopping. Walking through the snow with packages and Christmas wreath in their arms, their little dog proceeds them to create a charming holiday image of days gone by. This vintage Christmas card is full of bright, vibrant […]

Cat Warning the Owl Vintage Halloween Postcard

This vintage Halloween postcard shows a somewhat fraught cat screeching a warning to the wide-eyed owl in the tree: Beware! Take care! For Ghosts are seen on Halloween. Of course the cat adds the comment of wishing a “Happy Halloween.” The poor, confused owl is simply speechless, as most owls are in the presence of […]

Pumpkins at Cards Vintage Halloween Postcard

These Halloween pumpkins are getting their courage up for the haunted Halloween night ahead by playing a hand of cards. Another signed Ellen Clapsaddle Halloween card, she not only shows the pumpkins intent at their card game, but explains their game in this poem: Hearts for Love, Diamonds for Riches. Spades for Lands, And Clubs […]

Girl Carving Apple Vintage Halloween Postcard

This vintage Halloween postcard is another of Ellen Clapsaddle’s adorable cards. Here we see a little girl in beautiful costume with flowered vest, carving an apple and tossing the shards over her shoulder. Behind the little girl is a cute pumpkin with words, “Halloween Greetings” Ellen Clapsaddle has signed her name going upwards on the […]