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Somethin' to Write Home About: A Quick Note to Mom

An exhibit featuring letters from the Regional History Center Collections



Edna Fitzgerald

1913 Norther yearbook

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Audio Visual Collection, UA 11, Series III, map cabinet drawer 7

A Quick Note to Mom

May 27, 1912

N.I.S.N.S. student Edna May Fitzgerald sent a postcard to her mother in Bozemon, Montana. She briefly informs her mother of a received letter and money order as well as what she was doing that day. Although the correspondence is short and a bit terse, the simple card was a way for Edna to quickly communicate home.

Dear Mamma, Rec’d your letter and the money-order today, O.K. Have just come home from school and am going to take my laundry now to the woman. Only had this card. Bye-bye Edna 


Postcard Collection, RC 199, Box 1