Monthly Archives: June 2017

Seminole Village, Tamiami Trail, Florida

This image shows a reconstruction of the typical Seminole living structures as they might have looked in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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There is no description on the back of this card.

The Tamiami Trail was built to provide easier access to the cities of Tampa and Miami, on opposite sides of the Florida peninsula.

This catd was used and is dated 27 March 62.

Florida Seminole Family

This is an image of a Seminole family moving about in the Florida Everglades by means of a dugout canoe.

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The description states:

A colorful costumed Seminole Indian family ride their home-made dugout in Florida.

–The Seminole nation was established from Creek immigrants into Florida in the 18th Century. It is likely this family is from the Miccosukee Tribe, which has retained much of it’s native dress and traditions into the 21st Century.

This card was used and is dated 16 July 1963.

Lake at Sunset

This image shows an unidentified body of water as it looks with the sun just disappearing behind the trees on the far side of the water.

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The description states simply: DROWSY WATERS

–Since this postcard was used, and mailed in Riverside, California, it is believed this body of water is somewhere near there.

This card is dated 15 Jul 1953.