View from Majestic Bldg, Detroit – 1918


View from Majestic Building looking South, Detroit, Mich.  Pub. by United News Co., Detroit, Mich. [dual tower building in the foreground is the Dime Bank Building]

Post marked Fort Terry, N.Y. Oct 23, 1918.  Addressed to Mrs. Florence K. Weaver, 1346 West Broad St., Columbus, Ohio

“Fort Terry, N.Y.  Oct. 23, 1918.   Dear Wife,  I am just a little peeved tonight.  No letter today from you and only a card from Mother [Effie Lee Weaver].  How are you?  What do you think of this view?  Lee [Weaver]  [the written upside down across the top]  Am feeling fine.  Teeth a little sore.  1 3/4 hrs in dentist chair.  Back again Friday.”

OK!  Grandma Florence was in Columbus with her mother, Phebe Gardner Koontz.  Grandpa was letter her know he was not happy in not getting a letter from her and also letter her know that, at least, he had gotten a card from his mother.  Grandpa could pile on the newly wed guilt (they had just married the prior May).  Also, news of the major dental work thanks to the US Army.

Not sure why Grandpa had post cards of Detroit with him other than he collected post cards.



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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