History of the Postcard

The History of the Postcard May 19, 1898, was the day US Congress passed the “Private Mailing Card Act,” allowing private publishers and printers to produce postcards.  They had to be labeled “Private Mailing Cards” until 1901, then they became known as “souvenir cards.” On December 1901, the Postmaster General issued Post Office Order No. …

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