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WINDSOR POSTCARD COLLECTION

Windsor Historical Society’s digital collection of postcards includes three subject collections:

  • historic buildings
  • tobacco farming
  • postcards written to men fighting in World War I.

Each subject collection features thumbnail photographs of the postcards and brief descriptions which are linked to the full-sized photograph of the postcard, its title, its creators, its object number, its full description, its approximate dates, and subjects.  The World War I collection feature the versos of the postcards.

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Title: Windsor Hotel, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1915-1925

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Title: Poquonock Avenue, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1910-1920

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Title: Pleasant Street, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1915-1925

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Title: Young Tobacco Plants are Supported Individually
Date: c.1950-1960

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Title: Workers Transfer Tobacco Seedlings from Hot Beds to Planters
Date: c.1950-1965

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Title: Workers Sew Pairs of Tobacco Leaves to Laths
Date: c.1960-1970

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Title: Workers Hang Shade Cloth in Tobacco Fields
Date: c.1950-1965

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Title: Tobacco Valley Tobacco Sheds
Date: c.1960-1970

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Title: Shade Grown Tobacco Seedlings are Planted in the Field
Date: c.1950-1960

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Title: Sewing Machine for Green Tobacco Leaves
Date: c.1950-1960

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Title: Ripe Shade Tobacco Leaves are Placed in Canvas Baskets
Date: c.1950-1965

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Title: Picking Tobacco in the Connecticut River Valley
Date: c.1950-1965

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Title: Operators Sew Pairs of Tobacco Leaves
Date: c.1950-1960

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Title: Irrigation System for Shade Grown Tobacco
Date: c.1950-1965

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Title: Harvesting and Curing Shade Grown Tobacco
Date: c.1960-1970

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Title: Connecticut River Valley Tobacco Farm
Date: c.1960-1970

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Title: Windsor Trust Co., Windsor, CT
Date: c.1930-1940

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Title: Windsor Public Library, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1935-1945

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Title: U. S. Post Office, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1941-1951

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Title: Town Hall, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1907-1917

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Title: Roger Ludlow School, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1908-1918

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Title: Plant of the General Electric Company, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1920-1929

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Title: Oliver Ellsworth Homestead, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1905-1915

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Title: Methodist Church and Parsonage, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1910-1920

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Title: Loomis Homestead, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1900-1910

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Title: Lieut. Walter Fyler Homestead, 1640, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1925-1935

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Title: John Fitch High School, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1938-1948

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Title: Hartford City Guard Clubhouse, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1910-1920

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Title: Founders Hall, Loomis Institute, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1915-1925

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Title: Congregational Church, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1930-1935

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Title: Chaffee Girls School, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1910-1920

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Title: Campbell School, Windsor, CT
Date: c.1903-1919

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Title:  Maple Avenue, Windsor, CT
Date:  1918

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Title:  Aerial View of Shade Grown Tobacco Fields in the Tobacco Valley
Date:  c.1960-1970

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Title: Broad Street, North from Central Row, Windsor, CT
Date:  c.1910-1918 

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Title:   Bell School House, Windsor, CT
Date:  c.1910-1920