Category Archives: Transcription

Road Trip 1929: Day 9: Elgin, Illinois

I hope you didn’t miss me too much over my blogging vacation, but Three Months By Car is back! Since I made you wait a while between my last post and now, I wanted to share a transcription with all … Continue reading

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Road Trip 1929: Day 7: Chicago, Illinois

I realized today that it has been over a month and a half since the last time I shared a transcription with you all.  It’s a short postcard, but I’m sharing the postcards and letters in order, so this one … Continue reading

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In the Box #6

Dotty mostly sent letters and postcards home.  As you may have already read, she occasionally sent home a news clipping.  This piece was an exception.  This is the one telegram she sent home. The message reads: Hello. Wire twenty dollars … Continue reading

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Road Trip 1929: Day 5: Osceola, Indiana

In just over four months, this blog has reached over 5,000 views.  To celebrate, I wanted to share the next postcard that Dotty sent home. Sept 5th Indiana Dear Everybody: We are having a tri-state lunch this noon, while getting … Continue reading

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Letter From Home

Sharing the existence of a letter from Dotty’s step-mom Lou provided me with the opportunity for me to write three (now four) posts and hear from you about general mail delivery, falling behind schedule during your vacations, and the desire … Continue reading

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Road Trip 1929: Day 4: Sent from Ashtabula, Ohio

To thank you for helping my Facebook page hit 300 likes before the end of February, I wanted to share this postcard transcription.  This is the second postcard that Dotty wrote on the trip, in Erie, PA, and sent on … Continue reading

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Road Trip 1929: Day 1: Bridgeport to Hawley

Any good journey starts with Day 1, and to thank everyone for helping the Three Months By Car Facebook page get over 100 Likes before the 31st, I wanted to share a post card with all of you. Day 1 … Continue reading

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