Rppc dating

(Woodside Park Maryland is in Montgomery County) This is a wonderful Johnson and Ricketts (or Rickett, spelled both ways) family RPPC of an African American woman in her twenties and a younger girl about age 10.

It is assumed the older Johnson relative was soon to be married into the Rickett (or Ricketts) family.

3A, millions of RPPCs were created during the first three decades of the 20th century—creating a mosaic of turn-of-the-century life that is unparallel in any other medium.

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1910-20 Real Photo Postcard Photo of Miss Johnson & Miss Ricketts.

Handwritten on reverse: "Taken the pass sunday at Woodside Park, me an my intended sister in law Miss Rickett, and Miss Johnson, intended Ricketts" written in old pencil script.

Not only were events and people captured on RPPCs, but also important buildings, sites, parades, fires, and floods.

Realtors also used them to sell new houses, and RPPCs became expressions of pride in home and community throughout America.

In 1903, photographers in every corner of America, shooting all aspects of life, began churning out real photo postcards (RPPCs) at a prolific pace.

Thanks in large part to Kodak’s introduction of a folding pocket camera, the No.In other words, the image won’t have the tell-tale 'dots' found in a reproduction.While there have always been postcard collectors, it was only in the last 20 years or so, according to Bogden, that people have become keenly interested in collecting RPPCs.For genealogists seeking documentary evidence of a family gathering or local event held between 19, RPPCs might be the best hope.According to the Old House Journal, local entrepreneurs hired traveling photographers to "record area events and the homes of prominent citizens." It is likely, therefore, that there exists RPPCs which contain the images of long sought after ancestors from the early 20th century.I gotta admit, when I see a pair of worn iron gates…

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