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This beautiful postcard from Hilda to Mr. and Mrs. William Pruter of Davenport, Iowa, wishing them a Happy New Year, was designed by John Winsch in 1911. The card doesn’t have a postmark so I believe it may have been hand delivered.

The 1911 Davenport City Directory has William and his wife, Madeline, living at 1404 Franklin Street.

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The 1912 Davenport City Directory lists Madeline as Magdelina.

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