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1920s Letters.

Updated: Sep 27, 2023

In the 1920s women gained the vote, Kool-Aid & Reeces were invented, and a Missouri baker invented "sliced" bread! Thankfully there were also letters like those sent by the Stocker Family. Read on for more.

Stocker Family (1918-1924)

In the Stocker letters we are treated to 33 letters from 1918 to 1929. Called the Stocker letters after the series most frequent writer, Alice Stocker. Alice, her husband, and son are living in New York in 1924 when they are sent on a European Tour by her parents. The family travel, photograph and write home to her parents from such exotic places as England, France, and Switzerland.

Photo: Rafal Kostrzewa

Lauterbach (1914-1920)

In the 9 Lauterbach letters from 1914 to 1920 we see the exchange between Anna Meyer to her brother and sister-in-law, Uffe and Jennie Lauterbach.

Klueppelberg (1920 - 1922)

In the 24 Klueppelberg letters -- between 1920 and 1922 -- we meet "Thelma" who is writing to "K" Kluppelberg in Georgia during her time in Washington D.C. and New York.

Speilman (1926)

In the 3 letters of the Speilman series -- circa 1926 -- we meet 'Mildred' from Atlantic City, New Jersey as well as an individual called 'Rusty'.

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