Fitzpatrick-Postma Postcards

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Title

Fitzpatrick-Postma Postcards

Subject

Postcards
Lawrence (Kan.) -- History

Description

This collection is comprised of postcards collected by Lawrence, Kansas, residents Charline Fitzpatrick and her daughter Sally Postma. The collection focuses on resources related to the history of Lawrence, Kansas, including scenes of buildings, events, and people in Lawrence, as well as commercial advertisements for businesses located in Lawrence. The collection was loaned to the Lawrence Public Library for scanning and inclusion in the Digital Douglas County History project by Rosalea and Peter Carttar. Scanning and metadata creation for much of the collection was completed by Kylie Hewitt during the summer of 2016.

Creator

Fitzpatrick, Charline

Publisher

Lawrence Public Library (Lawrence, Kan.)

Contributor

Postma, Sally
Carttar, Rosalea
Carttar, Peter

Items in the Fitzpatrick-Postma Postcards Collection

Postcard of a Child on a Snow Pile
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a child in snow on the front. The child is looking down from the top of a snow pile. A white border is around the entire photograph. On the bottom border "Almost buried! 725 Miss St. Will had just dug a…

Postcard of a Man and Child
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a man and child sitting on a porch on the front. Child is sitting and smiling at the right side of the photograph and the man is kneeling next to the child at the left side. A white border is around the…

Postcard of Two Women and a Young Girl
Postcard with a black and white photograph two women and a young girl on the front. The two women are standing in front of stairs in dark coats, the young girl is standing in front of the women. A white border is around the entire photograph. On the…

Postcard of a Family in Snow
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a family standing in snow in front of a house on the front. The family consists of a woman, man, and young boy in dark coats. The young boy is covered in snow. A white border is around the entire…

Postcard of a Man in a Rocking Chair
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a man sitting in a rocking chair on a porch on the front. The man is reading in the rocking chair. At the bottom of the photograph "Taking life easy" is written in black ink. On the back the location of…

Postcard of a Young Boy Posing
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a young boy posing on the front. The boy has his fists at his waist and is in athletic clothing with a ribbon pinned to his shirt. A white border is around the entire photograph. At the bottom border "5th…

Postcard of Three Children on Stairs
Postcard with a black and white photograph of three children sitting on outdoor stairs on the front. A young boy sits on a stair above two young girls sharing a stair. A white border is around the entire photograph. Information on when and where the…

Postcard of Three Children on Stairs
Postcard with a black and white photograph of three children sitting on outdoor stairs on the front. The children are each on their on stair with a young boy at the highest stair and two young girls on the stairs below him. A white border is around…

Postcard of Woman and Children on Rocks
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a woman and five children standing on rocks on the front. The woman is holding up an infant on a rock where two young girls are standing, a boy is standing on a rock above the others. Black and white…

Postcard of Two Young Girls at a Christmas Dinner
Postcard with a black and white photograph of two young girls sitting at a Christmas dinner table. Photograph shows the two girls sitting behind a table that has various dishes on it. Christmas decorations are in the background. A white border is…

Postcard of Two Young Girls After Christmas
Postcard with a black and white photograph of two young girls after Christmas on the front. The photograph shows the girls sitting in rocking chairs holding dolls, dolls are also in small carriages on the floor by the girls. A white border is around…

Postcard of a Boy with Toys
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a boy with toys on the front. Photograph shows the boy sitting on the floor with building blocks and a domino tower. A white border is around the entire photograph. On the back is a note to Mrs. Francis…

Postcard of Dolls
Postcard with a black and white photograph of dolls on the front. Photograph is of several dolls lined against a wall on a bed. A white border is around the entire photograph. At the bottom border ""The whole family"" is written in black ink.…

Postcard of Family in Front of a House
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a family standing in front of a house on the front. Photograph shows a man sitting on a chair in front of porch steps with four young children on his lap. In the background is a woman sitting on a chair…

Postcard of Christmas Stockings
Postcard with a black and white photograph of Christmas stockings on the front. The stockings are hanging on a mantle and filled, a giant stocking sits beneath and it very full. A white border is around the entire photograph. At the top border…

Postcard of Two Children at Thanksgiving Dinner
Postcard with a black and white photograph of two children sitting at a table for Thanksgiving dinner on the front. The two children sit behind a table set with various foods and dishes on it. At the bottom of the photograph "Getting impatient for…

Postcard of an Elderly Man and Two Children
Postcard with a black and white photograph of an elderly man sitting in a rocking chair with two young girls on either knee on the front. A white border is around the entire photograph. On the bottom border "Grandpa June 26, 1913" is written in black…

Postcard of an Elderly Couple
Postcard with a black and white photograph of an elderly couple on the front. Both individuals are sitting, the man is on the left and the woman is on the right. A white border is around the entire photograph. At the bottom border "Nov. 28, 1912." is…

Postcard of a Father and his Children
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a father and his children on the front. Photograph shows a man laying on the floor with a young boy and two young girls with him, the girls are laying on top the father's back. All are in pajamas. A white…

Postcard of a Woman and Child
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a woman and young child on the front. The woman is sitting in a chair with a young child sitting on the left arm of the chair. A white border is around the entire photograph. At the bottom border "A pair…

Postcard of a Child
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a child on the front. Photograph shows a young child standing in a room holding a stick. Photograph is overexposed. Information on when and where the postcard was acquired is on the back, 5/15/1999 at the…

Postcard of Christmas Stockings
Postcard with a black and white photograph of Christmas stockings on the front. The stockings are hanging on a mantle with other presents on the floor. At the bottom of the photograph "#1. The night before Christmas" is written in black ink.…

Postcard of Grandparents with their Grandchildren
Postcard with a black and white photograph of grandparents with their grandchildren on the front. Photograph shows an elderly man and woman sitting in different chairs with their grandchildren around them. Both adults have a young child on their lap.…

Postcard of Grandparents with their Grandchildren
Postcard with a black and white photograph of grandparents with their grandchildren on the front. Photograph shows an elderly man and woman sitting in different chairs with their grandchildren around them. Both adults have a young child on their lap.…

Postcard of a Girl Holding a Kitten
Postcard with a black and white photograph of a young girl holding a kitten on the right half of the front. Young girl is standing barefoot on a porch. On the left side of the front is a note to Edmond Weatherby's brother from Edmond at 1017 Indiana…

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