Friday, December 23, 2016

Photo Number 2456

This is a Real Photo Postcard from the antique shop in Detroit Lakes Minnesota.

Sleigh Postcard DL ant

Someone was going for a sleigh ride.

This photo did not scan well, its surface is very reflective.

Sleigh second scan

This postcard was mailed in 1904. Mailed from Anthony Minn at GOVMERGHT ?? STASleigh Postcard back DL ant

It arrived in St Paul Minn on Feb 23 1904.  Hopefully to Miss Nora Helgeson at 1903 10th Street St Paul Minn.

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  1. I am always in awe when I see those huge horses!

  2. The post card was mailed from Anthony, Minnesota -- Anthony was the birthplace of Nora Helgeson -- see:

    Nora's title is "Miss" in 1904, as she did not marry until 1913, according to:

    Which is interesting in that her daughter, Reita Rigg, was born in 1912:

    Reita graduated from St. Olaf's college in 1934:

    Reita married Robert Steele:

    Reita and Robert ended up living in California:

    And that's where the case grows cold.


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