On July 29, 1913, Walter writes to his mother, “I arrived safely at noon today and have had enough traveling to last a month at least. Classes don’t start until tomorrow or next day. It certainly is a beautiful place. Lake George is the prettiest thing I have ever seen. Will have to confess tho’ that I am homesick to see you.” And he adds, “My room is in this building.”
Four uncommon winter postcards by Jesse Sumner Wooley, sent by Walter McPeake to his mother in the summer of 1914.
In 1914, Walter writes to his mother in Canonsburg, Pa., “I neglected you yesterday and am sorry. Won’t do it again.” The postcard is by Jesse Sumner Wooley, showing the splash made by George Corsan, a famous swimming instructor.
With the steamboat just leaving. Photo by J.S. Wooley.
Postcard published by the Machleith Photo System of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Printed in Germany for Robson & Adee of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
In August of 1908, Sidney Wheldon writes from Silver Bay to his mother, Emma, in South Orrington, Maine, “Dear Mother, My Rheu [rheumatic fever?] is all right am feeling first rate like doing good hard work. got your letter tonight also one from Prue. Am very glad you are going around a little. got letters from Clara & Chris yesterday each spoke of the trip to Nickle. How did you like it? you people seem to have formed a Mutual Benefit Asso’n Very very glad to hear of it I don’t know about where I am going but am not worrying about it Have written to Harold (a postcard) We have two periods in gym now. 7:35 to 9:35 a.m. right after Chapel. After noons are same as before. this postcard is looking North must go to bed now. 9:30 (Go to bed) bell has rung and lights out will ring presently my roommate is all right. Fred is away up in G. ha! ha! third story or attic. I haven’t taken any pictures Fred helped me in swimming today shall go now with love Sid.