How interesting that a postcard sent over a century ago, to a state over 700 miles away, eventually ends up within a few miles of its origin. This 1911 postcard is addressed to J.S. Egger in Hornick, Iowa. Egger is a surname that was familiar in the Chatt area at one time.
1911 Postcard to J.S. Egger
More About Area Hucksters
Last week’s photo of Spitler Grocery’s huckster truck sparked quite a bit of interest and I enjoyed reading all the comments and hearing everyone’s memories about hucksters. A couple people even sent me some photos. I thank everyone for sharing and today I am posting a couple of those photos that were sent to me. …
A Chattanooga, Ohio, Postcard from Charles Egger
I do not run across many postcards from Chattanooga, Ohio, but I recently found this one, postmarked 25 June 1912 from Rockford. It is addressed to J.S. Egger, Hornick, Iowa. The sender, Charles, was writing to his father J.S. Egger: June 25-12 Rockford, O Dear Pa, Well I got the Draft yesterday I am well …
Chattanooga General Store Ledger, 1913-14
Who was shopping in Chatt back in 1913? And what were they buying? A while back I was given a few books that give just that information. Last year Jerry Miller gave me some old ledger and day books that had been stored in his mother’s attic. These old books had been in Glen and …