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Postcard of a coal mine in Glen Carbon, Illinois


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  • Writer of post card Annie Williams who is married to Andrew Jacob
    October 5, 1910
    Dear Cousin
    I won’t write a letter today. Wed. but will send the card instead. I will send you a letter tomorrow Thurs. You’ll get Fri. some time. This is the closet mine to our house where the kid works at and Andrew got hurt at. How are you we’re all fine and dandy. Bye bye ever your cousin Annie.


October 5, 1910

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  • GCHM-P-0020
  • Original archive: 2-02-013
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