Deaf and Dumb Institution, Columbus, OH – 1911


Deaf and Dumb Institution, Columbus, Ohio.  Published by F. M. Kirby & Co.  Made in U.S.A.

Post marked Columbus, Ohio, Oct 19, 1911.  Addressed to Mr Lee Weaver, 94 Tireman, Detroit, Mich.

“10/12/11    Dear Friend,  I am ashamed for not writing to you before, but I guess you won’t be so awful sore will you?  Saj. school is fine this year.   I would not miss it for anything.  I received your card from C.P. and was glad to get it. Remain as ever, Florence K[oontz] 1346 W. Broad St”

I guess Grandpa was not too sore, since he married Florence in 1918.  Funny that Grandma included her address, since Grandpa obviously knew it since he had been writing, Grandma had been getting his correspondence; it was Grandma that was remiss is replying.  In October of 1911, Grandma would have been 16 and attending high school.   She did eventually graduate.

Strange how our terminology changes over time — could not call this institution by that name today.   (The UofM graduate in me wants to say it would confuse people into thinking it was where the hearing impaired Ohio State students studied).


About Pat Shaul

Genealogist / Family Historian; Blog started as a record of my Grandfather's post card collection which ran for 15 months. Then, in June, 2017, I changed over to reporting and commenting on notifications from the ANCESTRY app "We're Related" I then started to provide snippets into ancestor biographies on the dates that were significant anniversaries.
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