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Title I'm training for this
Collection PastPerfect Museum Postcard Collection
Catalog Number 2000.2.7
Object Name Postcard
Level of Description Item
Scope & Content This is a WWI era postcard. This postcard was manufactured by the Illustrated Postal Card & Novelty Co. of New York. It depicts an American doughboy apprehending a goose-stepping Kaiser Wilhelm with the inscription, "I'm training for this". The verso of the card bears this handwritten message; "Hoot Mon Well Warner how are you. Am feeling fine drilling hard every day hope you are feeling the Bluest. Charlie"
It is addressed to Mr. Warner Laurence 74 Third St. Gloversville, N.Y. The card was post marked in Spartanburg, SC at 5 PM on June 5, 1918.
Physical Characteristics This postcard is made of two pieces of paper laminated together. The lamination is separating from he right upper corner. There is a tear in the middle top area of the card that corresponds to three thumbtack holes. See close-up photo.
Copyrights Reproduction must be approved in writing by the Executive Director of the PastPerfect Museum.