Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Happy 4th of July USA

A few vintage postcards from my collection to celebrate the 4th!
The Girl Behind the Gun
Postcard Was mailed from
Stanley, Wisconsin to Everett, Wash in 1909 
No information on the mfg.

Liberty Bell
Postcard was mailed 1907
Ullman Mfg. Co.   1901-1915
338 East 59th Street, New York, NY
This firm began as publishers of lithographic novelties and prints going on to publish a very wide variety of postcards and greeting cards. Noted for their Gold Border series.

Independence Hall
Never mailed
Colourpicture   (1938-1969)
Boston and Cambridge, MA
A major publisher and printer of linen view-cards of the United States. They later went on to publish photochromes and small spiral bound picture booklets under the name trade name Plastichrome in the 1950's.  From MetroPostcard.com
Home of the most famous Liberty Bell.  Here in 1776 the United States was created, the Continental Congress voted for the Declaration of Independence, the bell tolled, proclaiming the freedom of our Nation, that the 13 colonies were no longer under the rule of the British Empire.  The 4th of July commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 
Our Flag
Never mailed
No information on the mfg.
See other Postcards at Postcard Friendship Friday!

1 comment:

Beth Niquette said...

I adore these postcards. My favorite is the first one, likely because I love the art style of the postcards back then. Beautiful! Just Beautiful--and Happy Fourth of July... A little late. :D ((hugs))