Laura Hudson
Fish's Eddy
New York
My grandmother lives across the driveway from us so here's her phone no. Me 7, 4933
Box #6 13774

My age is 9 1/2

born 1960
I wrote this little piece in 1969-70
Oct. 12

Found in "A Wrinkle In Time" by Madeleine L'Engle. Published by Ariel Books, 1963 - third printing.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Gertrude Miller Stoehr, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

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Friday Giveaway: The Jungle Books - contest closed

Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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May 1924

Black and white photograph. Near the bottom is written "May 1924."

Found in "The Seven That Were Hanged" by Leonid Andreyev. Published by the Book League of America, 1931.

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Will You Be My Valentine

Homemade valentine.

The front reads "WILL YOU BE MY VALENTINE?"


I've lost my heart
around some where
just give me
your and call
it square

Reverse side: "From Willard - To Everett Bond"

Found in "Toby Tyler" by James Otis. Published by Harper and Brothers, 1923.

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Giveaway winners

Two winners this week - in no particular order, @lorri1956 via Instagram who picked up the Honey Bunch books and Stuart Butler via Facebook, who gets the Hardy Boys.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

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Friday Giveaway: Two Sets Of Vintage Kid's Series Books - contest closed

Contest is now closed, winners will be announced shortly.

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Fish Fingers and Custard

Photograph featuring Amelia Pond.

No, not this Amelia Pond, this one:

It's in the Spencer Crest Nature Center at Corning Community College, Corning NY.

Found in "Peter's War" by Joyce Lee Malcolm. Published by Yale University Press, 2009.

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With A Capital R

Three "Tico Forms" made for hand embroidered initials. All three are the letter R.

Found in "Oakwood and Its Lessons; or What We Can Do." Published by the Congregational Publishing Society, 1872. No author listed.

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The Conference

 Photograph and inscription.

On the reverse side of the photograph:

Rev. and Mrs. Joseph R. Pennell

Picture taken of the "Board Walk" at Atlantic City during the first session of the Methodist Church after unification had taken place in 1939.

I was a delegate from the Wyoming Conference being then Superintendent of the Binghamton District.

The date of this conference was April 24 - May 6, 1940.

Written on the inside of the book:

Joseph R. Pennell
Delegate number 2 from the Wyoming Annual Conference

We were at Hotel Arlington for the General Conference, April 24 - May 6 and at the Dennis Hotel for the Jurisdictional Conference June 18 - both conferences were held in the Municipal Auditorium, Atlantic City. 

At this time I was Superintendent of the Binghamton District, Wyoming Conference and lived at 666 Chenango Street, Binghamton, New York.

The book is "Journal of the First General Conference of The Methodist Church" edited by Lud H. Estes. Published by The Methodist Publishing House, 1940.

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