Acquisition No.: 2018-14-3
Title: Binder; Kuhn Family Collection of 158 Postcards.
Item History:

Kuhn Family Postcard Collection Contents:

The 158 postcards in this collection span nearly a century. All were preserved by Anna Kuhn and previous generations until acquired by the Bonneauville Museum collection in 2018.

About twenty percent of the grouping has no address. They were likely purchased and kept as souvenirs of places visited. The largest percentage of the cards is addressed to the H. Myers family.


H. W. Myers (Harry Myers)

Simon Kuhn

George Kuhn

Annie R. Kuhn

Augustus Shorb

Mary Bievenour

Edith l. Wilson

Francis Stahl

Margaret Hoke

Louise Overbaugh

R. L. Wilson

Annie Rambler


Addressee towns (all Pennsylvania) are:

Gettysburg, Hanover, Reading, Middletown, Elizabethtown, Lebanon and Schuylkill Haven.

Card Types:

Real Photo

Black and White


White Border

Early 20th Century

The majority of this collection of 158 postcards consists of a varied assortment of holiday and birthday cards, and places visited by the senders.

Places that the cards represent include:

Gettysburg, Hanover, Littlestown, Centennial, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Schuylkill Haven, Pottsville, Columbia, Middletown, Mt. Gretna, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA.

Cedar Point, Cleveland, Lorain and Toledo, OH.

Boston, Concord and Nantucket, MA.

New York and Buffalo, NY.

Atlantic City, Arlington, Newark and Asbury Park, NJ.

Shenandoah Valley and Hopewell, VA.

Baltimore, MD.

South Bend, IA.

Palm Springs, FL.

Detroit, MI.

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