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    Posted 1 year ago

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    What kind of wacky world was it long ago
    Giant hares playing a hard boiled egg like a drum
    Happy new year 1908
    If you read the back of the card
    It’s sent from horseshoe North Carolina to
    Ponchatoula Louisiana ,,,Writer refers to it “in this country”
    I know it’s 52 years from the Civil War in 1908,,but still.....
    Still thought of it as a different country north and south


    1. keramikos keramikos, 1 year ago
      Vynil33rpm, Love that egg drum. :-)

      I don't know that the writer was necessarily thinking about the U.S. South as a separate country when they inscribed this card, but you're probably right in that many citizens, particularly Southerners in 1908, indeed still thought of it as a separate country.

      North Carolina did secede from the Union, and join the Confederacy (and indeed to my little Yankee self always seemed Southern), but there's always been internecine squabbles.

      I once had a coworker from North Carolina who told me that Virginians tended to be pretty up themselves. };-)

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