For Easter, I decided to go hunting for Easter cards in my great-aunt Gerda's postcard album from her years in America (c. 1903-1910). (All the cards in that album are Christmas, New Year, Easter and Birthday cards etc.)
|Left: At Easter 1902, Gerda was still living with one of her sisters in Sweden.|
Right: At Easter 1903, she had emigrated to Chicago. (Probably in late autumn 1902.)
|Left: Although obviously an Easter card, this card was sent in October 1907 (to Gerda in Chicago, from a Swedish friend living in Rockford, also in Illinois). |
Right: Easter Greetings 1908, from the same friend.
|Left: Easter Greetings 1908 from Gerda's brother Gustaf, living in Galeton, Pennsylvania.|
Right: Easter Greetings 1908 from a friend in Chicago.
|Easter Greetings 1910 to Gerda in Chicago, from a niece in Sweden.|
In my "Swenglish" family history blog Greetings from the Past (recently revived again after a rather long slumber) I explore these and other old postcards in more detail, as part of the family history puzzle - especially the lives of my paternal grandmother's older half-siblings, as they are the main recipients and senders of the early postcards.
Linking to Sepia Saturday 564
(even if my "link" to the prompt picture this time is rather weak)