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1936 Postcard of the Second Edwardsville High School Building


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This is a postcard dated September 17, 1936, depicting the second Edwardsville High School Building. Today the building is home to Lincoln Middle School. The postcard is addressed to Mrs. Loretta Prettir of Wausau, Wisconsin. The message reads: "Dear Loretta my love (illegible). Bill just sent me your card from Rockford, I sure was sorry not to have been home when you went (illegible) Miluakee I been here now for 3 weeks. Bill mother broke her hips, she's in bed now for 4 weeks. I'll be home next week."


  • Edwardsville High School

In Collection


  • Edwardsville
  • Edwardsville High School
  • schools
  • education


  • Kessler, Greg


September 17, 1936

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  • Color postcard


  • Edwardsville, Illinois
  • 1930s


  • EHS-P-0008
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