A Giant Pickle and a Lady “Waiting” for Him

Ever since I was a kid, I have loved postcards.  I think my ancestors instilled in me a desire to travel and in previous centuries getting a postcard in the mail allowed one to get a glimpse of that faraway place.  I have a collection of cards sent to other family members as well.  When my grandmother Roma died, we found hundreds of postcards in her farmhouse.  Recently I have been examining my collection for a new project and I have found several great genealogy nuggets!  This one titled, “A Carload of Cucumbers.” For the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Oct 2-8 [1909] is one of my favorites.

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