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Academy, Columbus, Mississippi" with the auditorium closest to the viewer,
unused linen postcard, small corner crease not into image, two small light
spots of toning near a back edge. Now modern as shown, it started as the
first public school in the state in 1821. $2.50 m(c)e
"5L7T / CQ WPX C / WORLD RECORD" Bongtown Liberia QSL card used 1987 by Yugoslavian operator Raša Zalarević, detailed information about the Youth Research Center at Petnica Serbia for extra-curricular education of gifted children on back, good edges. $4.50 lse
"ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CRANBROOK FOUNDATION / BIRMINGHAM MICH. K-75" real photo postcard mailed NOV 15 1957 from Winona Mich., possibly an earlier card though judging by the oxidation, one upper corner with 2 long creases. The foundation is noted for its educational complex. $5.00 m(b)e
"Administration Building, State Teachers College, Florence, Ala. 2138-30" unused linen-era postcard made only by Curt Teich & Co., two small areas of light toning on back. America's first state-supported educational institution for blacks, it is now known as Alabama State University. $2.75 a(f)c(a)eb
"Alliance, O. / School Wagon" approximately 6-1/2"x4-3/4" sepia-tone real photo of a high school girls class posed with their teacher on a horse-drawn school wagon, uncaptioned so we used all the writing on the back. School wagons were used for field trips, and were not the same as school buses. Uncommon subject matter. $17.00 o(a)ghe
"American students in Mexico" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1964 from Louisville Illinois, trivial wear at one corner. $1.50 m(g)e. A different scene with same caption, mailed 1964 from Morris Rhode Island, vertical guideline distracts on the front. $1.00 m(g)e. A different scene mailed 1964 from Clay City Illinois, small bottom corner crease with light wear nearby. Shown. $1.50 m(g)e
"A. Rizberger. 'Die eerste Shrijfles.' 134" black & white postcard with red caption depicting a child's first reading lesson at home while mother knits, undivided back, writing on back may well be child's first practice writing, minor edge wear. $6.00
"At the core of the Big Apple / THE RADIO CLUB OF / JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL 22, N. Y. C. ..." 1993 continental QSL card from Joe Fairclough (president at the time) & his crew. The school's educational philosophy is spelled out on the back, 'designed to take the reluctant student and make them a winner, someone who fights to get into school rather than out'. Most QSL cards do not have a memorable design, but this is certainly an exception! $3.75 n(n)ge
"AUDITORIUM AND SCHOOL BUILDINGS, SCHOOL / FOR THE DEAF, AT NIGHT FAIRBAULT, MINN." black & white, unused, a little edge wear. Now the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf. Post card sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 mse*
"Author Visits 2007-08 / with Linda K. Stanek / THE PIG AND MISS PRUDENCE / ... / Piggy-Gram Author" unused continental-size postcard advertising the availability of the children's book author from Dublin Ohio for various ways to engage young students & instill a love for reading, near-mint condition. $1.25 aeo(d)
"Barber Memorial Seminary, Anniston, Ala." in an exterior corner view, white-border era post card, corner & edge wear, 3 corners creased in border. This school for black girls was dedicated in February 1898 from a fund left by Mrs. Elizabeth Barber. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 abg(b)e
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"Barracas al Sur. Consejo General de Educatión / REPUBLICA ARGENTINA / 109" black & white postcard with undivided back with yellowish paper, TCV from Buenos Aires NOV 29 1905 to Nebraska at 10-centvos impreso (printed matter) rate, attractive cancel, backstamped on arrival JAN 7 1906), yellowish paper, couple toned spots on back, mild corner wear & rounding. $8.00 ae-a
Barr's Post Card News. August 22, 2016 (24 pages). Articles on can-can dancing, education, and Belgian backsides. The entire issue: $1.25 pde
"Bash School / March 10, 1908 / A. J. Carnes / Teacher" real photo postcard with caption taken from slate tablet held by student, unused, from an original photograph by F. A. Owen Publishing Company Art Department in Dansville New York. Obviously a one-room schoolhouse. $12.00 egn
"BECOME A CNE / …FAST" unused multicolor business reply card from Tal Technologies in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, February 1997. $1.25 ce
"Chinese School" with teacher & 7 students shown, color post card published by M. Sternberg in Hong Kong, unevenly divided back (circa 1907 - 1908), 3 spots of light fingerprint toning on back. $4.50 ce
"COLUMBUS HUMANITIES ARTS AND / TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY / NOW ENROLLING GRADES K-8 / FREE PUBLIC EDUCATION / · Highly Qualified Teachers / ..." unused continental postcard from a advertising 2013 campaign for the charter school, near mint. $1.25 eo(c)a
"EATON / follow me to / the play day festival at fairgrounds may 4, 1917 / R. Coning" line drawing depicting a bearded man on high-wheeler bike racing to get there, unused postcard, toned both sides, long internal crease not too conspicuous. This event was the Third Annual Preble County (Ohio) Play Day Festival to encourage teachers to engage in organized play with their students to promote health and physical development. Rare: apparently most of these got pitched after the event. $15.00 bo(e)o(p)ge
"Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center, USC" in Los Angeles, honoring the founder of AARP (the American Association of Retired Person); unused post card with the seal of the National Retired Teachers Association 25th Anniversary logo on back (placing the year of issue at 1972), small upper corner crease, a lot of corner & edge wear. $1.00 c(u)c(l)e
"Francisco Ferrer" with the bust of the Spanish educator & anarchist comprised mostly of a nude for the head & 8 other faces; unused PRA Bromura metamorphic post card with slight oxidation, good edges. More fully, the Catalan radical & martyr's name was Francisco Ferrer Guardia. Sold but both views shown are still available for scholarly study & research as enlarged 300-dpi scans (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75 either or $7.25 both. mse
"How Many Girls Should Bathe Baby? / Kamehameha Schools Use Six / Seniors in home economic learn child care with a / live model. the infant, on loan from parents..." well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1964 from Scotch Plains New Jersey, 3 tiny indents in the top border. Unusual subject matter. This is in a private school system established by an estate that is Hawaii's largest private landowner. Unusual subject matter. $2.25 h(k)ec
"I'M IN A CLASS BY MYSELF" with signed K. O. Munson art on a Mutoscope arcade card depicting a college coed about to graduate in a surprisingly short gown. We have both the blue (2) and violet backgrounds. $6.50 each. mea. Both for their backgrounds: $12.50 mpea. Same artwork on a continental size blotter that has been used, advertising cut from below the image is now gone, unfortunately; but to compensate, you get all of the model in color, more of the other models in the background & exceptionally fresh colors. $5.00 mea
INTERNATIONAL FIELD STUDIES (USA). Continental black & white photograph of its Convair CV-440 (N1179) on the ground, good composition & focus, but contrast is low. Rare. Their home office is in Nelsonville Ohio. They service teachers to enhance classroom education by trips to the Bahamas, North America & Central America. $5.00 aeo(n)
"JAPANESE CHILDREN AT SCHOOL" showing girls taking a writing lesson from their teacher; interesting descriptive message over all the back in English, concluding with '...No religion is taught in these schools, and unless we send the missionaries who tell the message of Jesus to the bright children, there is no way by which they can know of a Saviour'. $2.50 jre
"KEDZIE HALL, K.S.A.C. MANHANTTAN, KAS." postcard with undivided back, mailed there 1906, minor corner wear, 1/5" indent from bottom center. Fascinating annotation on front: 'Domestic Science Hall / Cooking on First Floor / Sewing on Second / Laundry in Basement'. Then Kansas State Agricultural College, now Kansas State University. Then Domestic Science, now the A. Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications. A fascinating piece of social history & the history of women's education. $9.00 k(m)c(k)w(s)e
"Kew Gardens Kew / Stengel & Co., Dresden 4425" showing the Royal Botanic Gardens exterior, monochromatic dark blue-green post card with red-brown caption & undivided back, used, 3 corners with mild rounding, bottom corners are creased but nowhere near the image. More formally the 'Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew' with a large staff devoted to botanical research & education. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 se(k)ge
"McClain High on Left and Vocational School, Greenfield, Ohio / 116433" including 7 female students nearby, circa 1927, now an Ohio Historical Society Landmark; black & white postcard with sky tint, back slightly toned, initials penned in stamp box. Unusual in that students are included prominently, giving us an idea of how they dressed. $6.00 o(g)e
"MICHIGAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION CAMP / ST. MARY'S LAKE BATTLE CREEK, MICH. t233" including some people near their dock, Kodak real photo from L. L. Cook Co., good composition & contrast, writing on back dates to 1955. Shown above right. $3.75 mce. "MICHIGAN EDUCATION / ASSOCIATION CAMP / ST. MARY'S LAKE / BATTLE CREEK / MICH. t238" including several buildings & a glimpse of the water, Kodak real photo from L. L. Cook Co., writing on back dates to 1955, light toning near one back corner. $3.75 mce. Same but a little more back toning. Shown above left. $3.50 m(s)m(b)ce
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"Morgan Spurlock Presents / CHALK / Real Teaching Leaves a Mark" postcard modified by a sticker application on the back for its opening at the Drexel Gateway theater in Columbus Ohio & the website for the film, unused post card in near-mint condition. Details of 4 awards & cast on the front. An often sarcastic mockumentary on the experiences of new teachers. $2.00 moe
"Peruvian pupils in / a rural school" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1962 in the United States. $2.00
"Reception Room and Main Office Spencerian Commercial School. Euclid Ave. Cleveland, O." looking towards the executive offices & their employment bureau; postcard mailed MAR 27 1912 to Mrs. Florence Abel in Ravenna Ohio (writer misspells her first name), small creases at the upper corners, all corners well worn, back lightly & evenly toned. Rare: we did find one exhibited by the Columbus Metropolitan Library, mentioning extensive advertising on back; this example has no advertising on back at all. SALE IN PROGRESS o(c)i(m)e
"ROBERT DAY'S RESIDENCE MT. JOY O." with his family outside near the corner porch, sepia-tone Azo (triangles up) real photo postcard, tiny spot on back, light toning in the upper left front corner (just sky), low contrast but the detail is there due to good focus. Robert Kenton Day was an Ohio teacher, who became principle of Rarden High School, & conducted normal schools during summer breaks. For several years before his death (in 1923) that high school led the state in graduation rates. $18.00 o(m)fge
"Ross's / MEASUREMENT / IN TODAY'S / SCHOOLS (3rd Edition)" revised by Dr. Julian C. Stanley, a classic hardbound book with dust cover, 1954 copyright, 485 pages well indexed, lightly used. $4.00 e
"School in Borneo" showing several small children with their teacher, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1964 at West Upton Mass. Shown right. $2.00 b. Same caption but fewer children with their teacher, mailed 1964 at West Warren Massachusetts, traces of cancel ink in the sky. Shown left. $2.00 be. Both for $3.75 be.
See also "Using Postcards in the Classroom" by Bruce Ellison in our special articles section.
"SESQUICENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION, PHILADELPHIA / PALACE OF VARIED INDUSTRIES. / PALACE OF EDUCATION AND SOCIAL ECONOMY" multiview postcard in color from John D. Cardinell (official), unused, minor wear at corners, long crease misses design. $3.75 epme
"Souvenir Worlds Fair 1904. St. Louis / PALACE OF EDUCATION" black & white post card with glitter added & undivided back, mailed there in August 1904 (Fair cancel neatly applied to stamp), mailed to Master Alva Wilson in Columbus Ohio, small bottom corner crease not into the image, minor edge wear. $5.00 geem(s)
"State School for Deaf and Dumb, / Columbus, Ohio." showing its exterior, postcard No. 2 published by Haenlein Brothers, light spotty toning on the back, mild corner & edge wear, a few speckles of cancel ink in the front sky. $4.00 o(c)se&
"State Normal School, Westfield, Mass. / 11390. S. S. CONNER, PUBLISHER" in an exterior corner view, black & white postcard mailed JAN 11 1905 from Woronoco to Granby Connecticut (bold SPRINGFIELD, MASS / TRANSIT cancel & clear WORONOCO cancels), corner wear & rounding, upper corner crease, a little cancel ink & toning in the front border areas, one pinhole that closes well. The first coed normal school in the US is now known as Westfield State College. $7.00 mce-m
"State School for Deaf and Dumb, / Columbus, Ohio." showing its exterior, postcard No. 2 published by Haenlein Brothers, light spotty toning on the back, mild corner & edge wear, a few speckles of cancel ink in the front sky. $4.00 o(c)se
"ST. SCHOLASTICA ACADEMY, FORT SMITH, ARK. / 1498-29" Unused linen postcard, fresh colors. Scholastica is the patron saint of education, venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church & the Roman Catholic Church. $2.00 a(f)ec(s) NEW / UUSI / NÝR
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"TEXTILE INDUSTRIAL INSTITUTE, SPARTANBURG, S. C. / BIRDSEYE VIEW OF CAMPUS, WHERE IT IS PROPOSED TO HOUSE, SUPPORT AND EDUCATE A / THOUSAND STUDENT OPERATIVES AT ONE TIME--THEY WORK IN / COTTON MILL EVERY OTHER WEEK" unused circa 1910-1911 black & white post card with red caption explaining succinctly the first cooperative education program in the USA, noticeably worn corners & edges, soiled back with 2 tiny scrapes, as is. Now called Spartanburg Methodist College. In a few important collections, but this postcard is now seldom offered. $7.00 s(s)c(t)ets
"The Kansas State Institution for the Deaf and Dumb / at Olathe, Kansas -- Feb. 1906" sepia-tone real photo postcard, pertinent information in message written on front--which building, when completed, where located; addressed but not mailed, short cut that closes well from the bottom edge affecting only one world. Probably unique because no caption. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 kse
"The Laboratory School, Indiana State Teachers College, Terre Haute, Ind. / 8A-H632" showing its exterior circa 1938; unused linen post card from Wabash Valley News Agency, a few small spots of light toning on back, soft corners, Interesting pertinent information on back. $2.25 iec
"THE MARTIN SCHOOL, Inc., / 32 FIFTH STREET, / PITTSBURG, PA." showing a large business school classroom filled with young men & women, mailed 1908, typed address, a little toning shows in the front borders. Rare: the only postcard we could find of it--no offers, no displays, no bragging about selling it-- when we searched the Internet. $18.00 eip
Uncaptioned real photo but message explains: "students studying the Eskimo!" Students stand on steps with makeshift bows, arrows & spears. real photo postcard mailed Valparaiso Nebraska 1909 by Pearle (the proprietor or head teacher of the one-room schoolhouse for the very small town). $22.50 neai
"VELGJØRENHEDSBAZAREN I KJØBENHAVN" fancy black 4 9 1901 favor cancel on uncaptioned postal card, unused, undivided back, small corner crease in a dark area (so hard to detect from the front), very light toning both sides. Sold at a fundraiser for the sisterly Society for Sororal Charity, an early middle-class Danish woman's educational group, which has since disbanded & whose records are now kept at the Copenhagen City Archives. Unsigned but unforgettable art that is seldom seen. $25.00 des-d
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"Write / on Target / ... / Using Graphic Organizers / to Succeed on Ohio's / Writing Proficiency Test" for grades 5 & 6, unused continental postcard from eapublishing.com, near mint. (2 available) $1.25 each
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|"12-EASTMAN THEATRE AND EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC,
ROCHESTER, N. Y." showing its exterior bedecked with flags, as it looked in 1934;
unused linen post card from Rochester News Company, tiny corner crease. $2.50 ntm
/ Commencement Exercises / Albion College Conservatory of Music / COLLEGE
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"Dr Morgans Res. / First Conservatory of Music" unused Azo (triangles up) sepia-tone real photo postcard with excellent focus (every brick in the structure can be distinguished), some oxidation, very faint album marks at the back corners, good edges. $10.00 gme
"ÉDUCATION MATERNELLE. -- La Leçon de Chant" hand-colored / tinted real photo showing two children getting a family singing lesson from their mother at the piano, VBC Série postcard No. 3056, unused & fresh, just a little album toning on the back. $12.00 mfe
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"Gorin Library // Conservatory of Music / James Millikin University / Decatur, Ill. 150" showing their exteriors circa 1939, unused multiview postcard with 2 scenes in vertical format, 2 tiny spots of toning in the front borders. Shown left. $2.75 imclme. Another, tiny corner crease, tiny corner bend. Shown right. $2.50 imclme
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