Postcards from Appalachia (Ms2015-032)


Postcards from Appalachia (Ms2015-032)


These postcards are contained in the Appalachian Postcard Collection in Special Collections at Newman Library.



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Early mining damage 1908 front.jpg

Postmarked Coeburn, VA, MAR 20 1908
Rec Castlewood, VA MAR 20 1908

Dealer's notation "Early Mining damage" handwritten on back.
Excelsior Pocahontas Coal Co Mines 1 and 2.jpg

Double postcard.
Mine in Excelsior, McDowell County, West Virginia on the Norfolk & Western Railway.
Photo credit on right side: Haines Photo Co.,…
Millboro tunnel Millboro VA.jpg

B & W. Postcard.
Eagle Quality. The Eagle Post Card View Co., N.Y.
West End Craigen Tunnel, St. Paul, VA.

R.P.O. postmark (railway post office) indicates that this was mailed at a mobile post office. The route and train number are indicated.

James A Hagy Wagon co Abingdon.jpg

Postmarked July 1910
Message on back:
"Dear Boy,
You must be good & mind what is told you. How are you getting along any way, are you getting home…
Woodbine cemetery Harrisonburg.jpg

Postmarked September 22, 1922
St Paul Natl Bank Saint Paul VA.jpg

Postmarked August 26 4PM 1914
Message on reverse:
"Mother dear, it was so muddy today we could not come home but if Friday is a better one we will…
Drapers Mt Pulaski VA.jpg

Caption on reverse:
To the South and West lies Draper's Valley, named for John Draper, who settled here in 1765. He…
Radford State Normal school admin bldg.jpg

Postcard made by The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Mill Mountain.jpg

Postmarked July 28, 1907

Printed in Germany.
Tazewell VA in snow.jpg

Postcard. Made in Germany.
Postmark illegible.
Hotel Patrick Henry.jpg

Caption on reverse:
Hotel Patrick Henry
Roanoke, Virginia
400 Rooms with Bath, Ceiling Fan, Circulating Ice Water.
Garage direct entrance to…
Stony Creek falls Giles County.jpg

Postmarked June 30, 1908, Newport, Va.
South quadrangle Hollins.jpg

Caption on reverse: "Hollins College, situated seven miles from the city of Roanoke. Oldest college for women in Virginia, founded by Charles Lewis…
Roanoke College Salem Va.jpg

Bell Chrome Postcard
Postmarked: Roanoke, 1936

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