Linen Card Categories

 The book “Linen Postcards: Images of the American Dream”  lists 26 categories of collecting linen postcards.  Here’s the list:

  • Greetings/Large Letter 
  • Humor – Comic, Cartoon, & Exaggeration
  • Comic Card Old Jack

    Comic Card "Old Jack"

  • Human Interest – People, Jobs, Crowds
  • Special Linen Backs (coupons, etc.)
  • Land, Sea & Air
  • Sun & Fun
  • Bathing in the Sea,Santa Monica,California

    Bathing in the Sea,Santa Monica,California

  • Pin Up & Bathing Beauties
  • Roadside
  • Hotels, Restaurants, Bars & Nightclubs
  • Miami Beach Deco
  • Glitz – Atlantic City, Hollywood & Las Vegas
  • Cities – New York, Chicago & San Francisco
  • Deco Building & Monuments
  • Art Deco Entrance to Hollywood Bowl

    Art Deco Entrance to Hollywood Bowl

  • Main Street, Shops & Storefronts
  • Los Angeles Busy Street

    Los Angeles Busy Street

  • Amusement & Entertainment
  • Sports
  • World’s Fairs & Exhibitions
  • National Parks & Monuments
  • Western
  • Western Card-Prospector and Burro

    Western Card-Prospector and Burro

  • Military/Patriotic
  • Progress/Industrial
  • Advertising
  • Animals
  • Frontier & The Pacific Rim
  • Night & Light
  • Los Angeles Oilfields at Night

    Los Angeles Oilfields at Night

  • Sunrise & Sunset

I’ve included  photos of a few of my own recent offerings, but you can see photos of the complete list here.

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