Postcard: "You know I'm lonesome." Postmarked Hoboken, Aug. 17, 1918; U.S. Post Office added inkstamp: Buy War Stamps from your Letter Carrier.
|Collection||World War I Collection|
|Credit||Gift of a friend of the Museum.|
|Scope & Content||
Postcard: "You know I'm lonesome." Postmarked Hoboken, August 17, 1918; U.S. Post Office added inkstamp message: Buy War Stamps from your Letter Carrier.
Color lithographed card, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2" wide; divided back.
Publisher: Edward Gross Co., N.Y.
Series: Smile Messengers
Stock no.: Comic No. 423
Promotional message added by a department of the federal government (Post Office was then a cabinet department) to raise additional revenue to be used towards government expenditures for World War I efforts.
|Year Range from||1918|
|Year Range to||1918|
World War I
Social & Personal Activity