Monday, January 07, 2008

Historic Postcard Exhibition

A Collection of historic postcards is now on exhibit until February 29th at the Decatur Public Library on Sycamore St., Decatur. The exhibit is sponsored by the Georgia Postcard Club and includes the following subjects: Early Atlanta places; Early Forms of Transportation; The Gainesville, Georgia, Tornado of 1936; Popular figures from the movies and politics; World War II scenes and leaders; Presidents' Day featuring Washington and Lincoln; Leap Year Cards; Valentine's Day, and one on comic book characters.

The Georgia Postcard Club meets the third Saturday of each month, Sept. thru June from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. at the Decatur Recreational Center, adjacent to the library. At many meetings dealers have cards for sale or members give presentations on their collections. The club will offer advice to anyone with postcards, whether its how to place them elsewhere, or evaluate them. For further information, call Ken Thomas at 404-377-4943 or Bob Basford at 770-926-2607.

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