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Call for Postcard Collectors from The Marquette Regional History Center

Picture postcard - Ice Fishing at Lighthouse Point, Marquette, Mich.
Ice Fishing Lower Harbor 1912
For Immediate Release:
Call for Postcard Collectors!
The Marquette Regional History Center presents:
A Postcard Show
Do you collect vintage postcards? Join us during National Postcard Week for a special event focused
on this widely collected item. This show is open to the public; collectors display and chat about their
postcards. At the History Center gathering hall, Saturday May 4, 2024, from 10:00-2:00. We are
looking for collectors to have a table and display their postcard collection. If you or someone you
know is interested, please have them call the MRHC at 906-226-3571. Exhibiting is free, but preregister
by April 26th.
Postcard trading is encouraged, and individual collectors may sell at their tables. $5 suggested
donation to attend this program.
Two postcard types are included here:
Photo-lithograph postcard – Beautiful Sunken Gardens from Prison Tower, Marquette, Mich.
LithographPhoto Postcard Marquette Branch Prison Gardens
LithographPhoto Postcard Marquette Branch Prison Gardens
Marquette Regional History Center
145 W Spring Street
Marquette, MI 49855
906-226-3571
marquettehistory.org
More info on National Postcard Week:
FROM Wikipedia:
National Postcard Week is an annual event to promote the use of postcards, held in the first full
week of May since 1984.[1][2] Started in the US, it is also celebrated by deltiologists in other
countries.[3] Special commemorative postcards have been printed for Postcard week by various
organizations, especially postcard clubs,[4][5] since as early as 1985.[6] As of January 2021, there is a
savings of 18 cents to send a postcard versus a letter (40 cents versus 58 cents). During the Golden
Age of postcards (early 20th century), the cost to send a postcard was half that of a letter (1 cent
versus 2 cents). Pennies mattered at that time. For example, a loaf of bread might cost 5 cents circa
1915. In the age of text messages and social media, there are hints of a resurgence of interest in
written communiqués among younger people. There is a certain focus required to write a postcard,
and that focus results in a beautiful
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