Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Large-Letter Postcards - part 2

These souvenir postcards were hugely popular in in the 1940s and 1950s in America. Companies like Curt Teich and Co. made cards representing every state and almost all the towns and cities (more than 10,000) in the country.


I have collected a digital archive of around 2000 Large Letter postcards, but won't be showing all those here. Instead I have chosen interesting examples from across the range of designs and locations represented.

For other examples see part 1 also. This is part 2 of a 6 – part post on Large-Letter postcards:


Bridgeport, Connecticut. Curt Teich & Co. 1943

Bridgeport, Connecticut

Colorado

Colorado. Curt Teich & Co.

Danbury Fair, Connecticut

Denver, Colorado. Curt Teich & Co.

Denver, Colorado

East Hartford, Connecticut

Fort Collins, Clorado. Curt Teich & Co.

Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Curt Teich & Co.

Greeley, Colorado. Curt Teich & Co.

Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford, Connecticut. Curt Teich & Co. 1943

La Junta, Colorado. Curt Teich & Co.

Lake Tahoe, California. Curt Teich & Co.

Lompoc, California. Curt Teich & Co. 1942

Long Beach, California

Long Beach, California


Long Beach, California. Curt Teich & Co. 1937

Lookout Mountain, Colorado. Curt Teich & Co. 1937

Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California. Curt Teich & Co. 1936

Marysville, California. Curt Teich & Co. 1943

New London, Connecticut

New London, Connecticut

Norwich, Connecticut. Curt Teich & Co. 1944

Oakland, California

Oakland, California. Curt Teich & Co. 1943

Orange County, California

Pikes Peak Region, Colorado. Curt Teich & Co.

Pueblo, Colorado. Curt Teich & Co. 1939

Redwoods of California. Curt Teich & Co. 1939

Riverside, California. Curt Teich & Co. 1939

Rocky Mountains, Colorado

Sacramento, California. Curt Teich & Co. 1943

Sacramento, California

Salinas, California


San Bernardino, California. Curt Teich & Co. 1943

San Diego, California

San Diego, California. Curt Teich & Co. 1937

San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California

San Jose, California

Santa Cruz County, California

Southern California

Tucson Arizona. Curt Teich & Co. 1938

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