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1908 Postcard of Leclaire in Edwardsville, Illinois


“1908 Postcard of Leclaire in Edwardsville, Illinois,” Madison Historical, accessed June 16, 2024,


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This is a postcard dated October 3, 1908 depicting a scene in Leclaire in Edwardsville, Illinois. It is addressed to Miss Martha Criley of Indianapolis, Indiana. It reads: "My dear Miss Criley, Don't you think my building and grounds are nice looking. I have every thing my own way. I often wonder what to do next, but I have no one to ask so I go ahead and do. I am enjoying life these days, hope you are. Love to you, Esther"


  • Edwardsville High School

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  • Edwardsville


  • Kessler, Greg



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  • Edwardsville, Illinois
  • 1900s


  • EHS-P-011a
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