The Bronx Is Up

Postcard, no postmark on front or rear. Copyright date of the card is 1906 and features a lovely scene of the Bronx River.

Written in pencil on the front:

Will be up Wednesday night did not find you in Wm. Thomson (?) 

And on reverse:

Mr. Dadds (?)

Found in "Maggie Miller" by Mary J. Holmes. Published by Lupton, no date listed, circa 1900.

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  1. There used to be a boat launch along the Bronx River at the Bronx Zoo back at that time. This might be a picture of the same place.

  2. Not sure if this is the right place to post - would love to win the current Friday giveaway - I am a serious bibliophile (once owned a bookstore myself) who treasures her books as if they were her children!