Military-scene postcard, Biddeford, ca. 1917

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Military-scene postcard, Biddeford, ca. 1917

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Description

Postcards were all the rage in the early 20th century, and personalized cards were available to send to that special soldier or sailor during the Great War. In Biddeford and Saco, residents were actively encouraged by the local newspaper to put together gifts, treats and pass-times for the soldiers at home and abroad.

The text on this unused postcard reads: "Three Cheers for the Soldier-Boy from Biddeford, Maine - Because he has RED blood - in his veins; - His record is WHITE - He's true BLUE".

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About This Item

  • Title: Military-scene 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.1412
  • Collection: Richard N. Carr Collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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McArthur Public Library
PO Box 346, Biddeford, ME 04005
(207) 284-4181
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