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Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta


 

Postcards from the Past: Commercial Greetings

Flowers - Special Occasions - Places - Special Persons - Miscellaneous

Flowers

Year: 1924
Theme: "Greetings to You" - Flowers
From: Ima Andrews, CO
To: Miss Marie Klassen, Palmer Lake, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.040

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Year: ?
Theme: Flowers
From: Morin? (daughter)
To: Mrs. C. Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.037

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Year: n.d.
Theme: Flowers - Bible Verse
From: Katharine (sister)
To: Cornelius (brother)
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.035

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Year: 1981
Theme: Flowers
From: Jakob & Anna Dorn, Coaldale, AB
To: D.A. Heinrichs, Abbotsford, BC
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.027

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Year: 1913
Theme: Flowers
From: Agnes Minter, Chicago, IL
To: Mrs. Abr. Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.022

Flowers

Year: 1911
Theme: Flowers
From: Susie L. Braun, Dallas, OR
To: Miss Mary Klassen, Kirk, CO

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.017

Flowers

Year: 1913
Theme: Flowers
From: son, Cornelius, Vona, CO
To: Mrs. C. Klassen, Kirk, CO

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.015

Flowers

Year: 1910
Theme: Flowers
From: son, Cornelius, Vona, CO
To: Mrs. Klassen, Kirk, CO

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.014

Greetings from Vona, CO

Year: before 1923
Theme: Flowers
From: Your nieces Anna Maria [and] Katharina Susanna Klassen
To: Uncle Johan and Aunt Katharina Rempel
Message: [We] wish you a Merry Christmas. The parents send greetings [to you]. [Please] write back immediately [soon].

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Judith Rempel
(rempel at shaw.ca)
Card No. 2008.001

General - Special Occasion

Year: 1928
Theme: Frohe Weinachten (Merry Christmas)
From: P.H. Epp, Girvin, SK
To: J.J. Dyck, Waldheim, SK

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Irene (Epp) Klassen
(irene824 at telus.net)
Card No. 2008.052

Year: ?
Theme: Christmas & New Year Good Wishes
From: David & Katje Epp, Girvin, SK

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Irene (Epp) Klassen
(irene824 at telus.net)
Card No. 2008.053

Year: 1928
Theme: Froehliche Weihnachten und ein gesegnetes Neujahr (Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year)
From: David & Katje Epp, Girvin, SK
To: J.J. Dyck, Waldheim, SK
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Irene (Epp) Klassen
(irene824 at telus.net)
Card No. 2008.054

Year: 1923
Theme: Special Occasion - Christmas
From: Elis. Wiebe, Hillsboro, KS
To: Mrs. Katharina Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.047

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Year: 1923
Theme: Special Occasion - Easter
From: Ida, ?oe?, CO
To: Miss Katherine Klassen, Loveland, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.046

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Year: 1923
Theme: Special Occasion - Easter
From: Morin
To: Liebe Mutter
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.045

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Year: 1922
Theme: Special Occasion - Easter
From: Morin, Hillsboro, KS
To: Mrs. C. Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.044

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Year: 1930
Theme: Seasonal - Christmas
From: ?, Corn, OK
To: Mrs. Katherine Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.043

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Year: 1930
Theme: Seasonal - Christmas
From: G. Ar. Dick, Henderson, NE
To: Mrs. Katharina Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.042

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Year: 1932
Theme: Special Occasion - Christmas
From: Bergitta Mortensen, Minneapolis, KS
To: Miss Kathrine Klassen
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.036

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Year: n.d.
Theme: Special Occasion - Birthday
From: Miss Clara Koehn
To: Miss Maria U. Schmidt, Hillsboro, KS
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.034

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Year: 1919?
Theme: Special Occasion - Christmas
From: Cornewlius & Cr?, Vona, CO
To: Mrs. C. Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.032

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Year: n.d.
Theme: Seasonal - Christmas & New Year
Language: German - Gothic
From: C. Heinrichs?
To: n.s.
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.031

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Year: n.d.
Theme: Special Occasion - New Year
From: Cornelius
To: n.s.
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.030

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Year: n.d.
Theme: Special Occasion - Easter
From: Helen (sister)
To: Miss Marie Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.029

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Year: n.d.
Theme: Special Occasion - Easter
From: George
To: My Sunday School Teacher
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.028

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Year: 19??
Theme: Special Occasion - Happy New Year
From: Sadie Clair, Kirk, CO
To: Marie Klassen, Palmer, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.026

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Year: 1913
Theme: Special Occasion - Birthday
From: R.T.D, Eckley
To: Mrs. A.C. Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.023

Flowers

Year: 1913
Theme: Special Occasion - Birth
From: son, Cornelius and daughter Eumor
To: Mrs. C. Klassen, Cirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.025

Birth Announcement for Paul Cornelius Klassen

Year: 1908
Theme: Special Occasion - Thanksgiving
From: Cornelius, Burlington, CO
To: Mrs. C. Klassen, Kirk, CO

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.010

Thanksgiving Greetings

Year: 190?
Theme: Special Occasion - Easter
From: Cornelius, son, Vona, CO
To: Mrs. C. Klassen, Kirk, CO

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.007

Easter Greeting

Year: 1929
Theme: Froehliche Ostern (Happy Easter)
From: ?
To: ?
Face

Submitter: Irene (Epp) Klassen
(irene824 at telus.net)
Card No. 2008.055

Year: 1910
Theme: Special Occasion - Remembrance
From: ? Klassen
To: Mrs. Katherine Klassen, Kirk, CO

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.006

Remembrance

Year: 1908
Theme: Special Occasion - Spring Greetings
From: Peter & Ag. Rempel in Russia
To: B. Rempel in Russia

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Judith Rempel
(rempel at shaw.ca)
Card No. 2008.004

Year: 1912
Theme: Special Occasion - Christmas
From: Cornelius & Emma, Vona, CO
To: Mrs. C. Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.020

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Year: 1910
Theme: Special Occasion - New Year
From: P. Froese in Russia
To: Jac. Rempel in Russia

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Judith Rempel
(rempel at shaw.ca)
Card No. 2008.003

Geographic Places

Year: 1921?
Theme: Landscape - Bear Creek Canyon
From: Harry & Edgarbell, Denver, CO
To: Miss Hollie Burlar, Burlington, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.051

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Year: 1918
Theme: Pavilion, Minnehaha Park
From: Theresa, Minneapolis, MN
To: Miss Marie Klassen , Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.050

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Year: 1914
Theme: Memorial on site of home to Samuel W. & Cideon H. Pond, missionaries to the Indians, erected 1834
From: Mary J. Regier, Marion, KS
To: Miss Katharina Klassen, Minneapolis, MN
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.049

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Year: 1913
Theme: Buildilngs - Shihloh Tabernacle, Zion City, IL
From: F.V.G.A. Wiebe , Chicago, IL
To: Miss Catherine Klassen, Minneapolis, MN
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.048

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Year: 1943
Theme: Historic Site - Grave of Buffalo Bill on Lookout Mountain, Colorado - Shrine of a Nation to the Hero of the Historic West
From: Katharine, Denver, CO
To: Mrs. C.P. Heinrichs, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.039

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Year: ?
Theme: Historic Site - Navajo Church Rock, near Gallup, NM
From: Lois, Gulup, NM
To: Mr. Richard Heinrichs, Reedley, CA
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.038

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Year: 1927
Theme: Bridge over Pigeon River, International Boundary, Highway No. 1
From: Margaret & Dorothy, Duluth, MN
To: Miss Katherine Klassen, Minneapolis, MN
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.041

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Year: 1912
Theme: Minnehaha Falls
From: Agnes, Hillsboro, KS
To: Mrs. A.C. Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.019

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Year: 1912
Theme: Streetscape
From: Laura? E., Minneapolis, MN
To: Miss K. Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter:Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.018

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Year: 1912
Theme: "Streetscape"
From: Marie Blade, Minneapolis, MN
To: Miss Katherine Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.021

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Year: 19??
Theme: Streetscape
From: William & Ernestina, Mountain Lake, MN
To: Miss K. Klassen, Minneapolis, MN

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.016

Bridge across Minnehaha Creek, MN

Year: 1910
Theme: Landscape
From: M. Miller, Chicago, IL
To: Miss Klassen, Minneapolis, MN

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.008

Washington Park, Chicago

Year: 1942
Theme: Travelling Greetings
From: Johann W. Rempel in Banff, Alberta
To: Mrs. Johann W. Rempel (nee Anna Kaethler) in Mount Lehman, BC

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Judith Rempel
(rempel at shaw.ca)
Card No. 2008.002

Year: 1914
Theme: Maedchenschule in Halbstadt (Russia)
From: ?
To: ?

Unsubmitted

See ArtUkraine.com

Special Persons

Year: 1913
Theme: Bird brings a little girl a loving greeting
From: Gerhard Epp, Ekat., Russia?
To: Anna K. Epp, Hoborynovsk, Russia?

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Irene (Epp) Klassen
(irene824 at telus.net)
Card No. 2008.059

Year: 1909?
Theme: Family
From: Cornelius, son, Vona, CO
To: Mrs. K. Klassen, Kirk, CO

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.005

To My Dear Mother

Miscellaneous

Year: 1906
Theme: Bible Verse
From: D. Lehrmann
To: unknown

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Konstantin Kraevsky
(konstantin.kraevsky at gmail.com)
Card No. 2009.001

Year: ?
Theme: "The Head of the column" - People - Cowboys
From: Mary J. Thesman, Kremlin, OK
To: Mr. Cornelius P. Heinrichs, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.033

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Year: 1913
Theme: Popular Sayings
From: R.T.D., Happyville, CO
To: Mrs. C. Klassen, Kirk, CO
Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.024

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Year: 1907
Theme: Watching the Ca...
From: Peter D. Heinrichs, Enid, OK
To: Mr. Cornelius Heinrichs, Kirk, CO

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Leann Heinrichs Strobel
(strobelite at havilandtelco.com)
Card No. 2008.011

Watching the Ca

Year: ?
Theme: ?
From: ?, Russia
To: Mrs. Abram (Mary) Epp, Canada
Face

Submitter: Irene (Epp) Klassen
(irene824 at telus.net)
Card No. 2008.056

Year: 1951
Theme: Empress of Scotland Tourist Cabin
From: Anna Thiessen
To: [unused)
Face

Submitter: Irene (Epp) Klassen
(irene824 at telus.net)
Card No. 2008.057

Year: ?
Theme: Interior of Museum
From: A.K. Epp, Pompei, Italy
To: [unused]

Face | Reverse

Submitter: Irene (Epp) Klassen
(irene824 at telus.net)
Card No. 2008.058

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