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Monday, April 21, 2014

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25,000 Postcards of America in the 1930s and 1940s


The Boston Public Library's Flickr account has an amazing collection of postcards from the '30s and '40s, all published by a Boston firm called Tichnor Brothers, and you can search them by state: Florida, from whence came Ma and Pa Pelican, has over 3,000 postcards in the archive. [Via]

Photo via BPL/Flickr

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de Pizan

There are some really gorgeous ones.
But all the postcards of motels just confirms we've been sending banal pictures that no one else could possibly be interested in long before Instagram.

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