Vintage Nome Postcards
We found a couple of vintage Nome postcards at an antique store not too long ago, including a postcard of the now-abandoned Nome School in Barnes County which we snapped on a whim while passing through Nome in 2005.
We had to make some guesses on this card due to the handwriting — This postcard was sent on September 24th, 1919 from Laura Sigurdson to Miss Signe Bratt (who was a teacher herself in Northfield) in Lawton, North Dakota. It reads as follows:
Did you think I had forgotten you entirely? Oh no. Am teaching here at Nome, 1st grade, and like it fine. How are you anyway? Do you hear from [name illegible]? Where is she? Send me her address will you? Please write me [illegible] soon and tell me all about yourself. Yours forever, Laura Sigurdson.
In the same box of postcards, we also found this unmailed, undated postcard of Farmers State Bank in Nome.
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