This post is a little late in wishing Mom (a major player in the Halfway Brook Books) a Happy 90th Birthday on this site. My three siblings expertly planned what was hoped to be a surprise (and it was) weekend … Continue reading
Category Archives: Cards
These postcards are from a Souvenir Folder of the Sunny South. They were sent to Aida Austin from Chattanooga, in October 1917. So I assume the folder was from Mortimer McKinley Austin, Aida’s nephew. The images were sent in 1917, … Continue reading
In 1937 Aida Austin sent this card to her brother Ell Austin. On the back she wrote the first verse of a poem by Sallie Ward Barns (1836–1919).
With the card was the following letter from Lon Austin (80) to his brother Ell Austin (82), which mentions their sister Aida Austin (76). There had been some strong family friction with Ell Austin over the Austin property, though it … Continue reading