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9602
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In the late 19th- and early 20-centuries, postcards were an inexpensive way to send messages to families and friends. Norris recounts some of the scenes of North Carolina that were portrayed on them.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 3, Aug 2007, p152-155, il Periodical Website
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40836
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This article is accompaniment to Morgan Banville’s “A Collection of Giving.” It focuses on Michael Forster’s collection of over 30,000 postcards, started by ones his father gave to him. It includes Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr.’s role in 2,000 postcards donated to a U.S. Government project about the Statue of Liberty.
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40835
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One source of Michael Forster’s reputation is postcards, currently over 30,000, which does not includes ones he donated to a U.S. government project. The other is trains, which does not include the 1,000 plus repaired trains he has given away as Christmas gifts to local charities.
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