Torger Peterson’s family kept with with folks through postcards and letters. (As did everyone then, since there was no internet and phones were spotty at best.)
This is a fun postcard from Mineral. I’ll have to brush up on my Norwegian to translate the card. I can read this much, “We are back in the woods and it’s cold.”
I like the address — Name, city , state. When it’s 1909 and there are only a handful of people living in the area, that’s all you need.
Photos courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.
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The postmarks on the card show it got from Mineral to Eatonville on the same day in 1909 & on the 1st on January no less.
And all for 1 cent. 🙂
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Greetings from Norway!
Here’s a translation of the text (he who has written it, doesn’t use any marks – it’s all in one “sentence”):
“I am back in the woods it is cold as hell and the ground is white with snow”.
Thanks for the translation!! 🙂