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During World War I the folks at home were encouraged to send mail to the troops to keep their morale up. Personalized postcards were a popular and widely available way to do so.
This unused postcard reads: "From Biddeford, Maine - To A Soldier Friend - Memories of by gone days - Before you went away - Keep coming up before me - Every hour of the day." The back of the card is empty except for the text "No. 688 War Motto Pennant - 12 designs".
About This Item
- Title: Soldier-boy and US flag postcard, Biddeford, ca. 1917
- Creation Date: circa 1917
- Subject Date: circa 1917
- Town: Biddeford
- County: York
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
- Local Code: Carr.1410
- Collection: Richard N. Carr Collection
- Object Type: Text and Image
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PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
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