Posted By:Paul Peterson
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Subject:1911 photo of unidentified young woman taken in Racine, WI
Post Date:December 01, 2011 at 19:15:25
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/wi/racine/messages/531.html
Forum:Racine County, WI Genealogy Forum
Forum URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/wi/racine/

I purchased a RPPC (Real Photo Postcard) (not postally used) depicting a young woman taken by D. Wilger, Racine, WI. Below her portrait is handwritten:

Ram. 14. 8-9."

Handwritten on the back of the card is the following message:

"Racine 9-6-1911.

Kave Wen!
Fredens Hilsen!

ofeg sender dig her et Billed.
af marien, jeg har tet
besluttet at skrive til dig
men har ikkegjardt Alvor
deraf, undskyld mig derffar.
ofeg har farnyelig tilbragten
liden Stund sammen med
Stud: Wammer hvad jeg hvar
meget glad for, vil du hilse
ham fra mig. Shriv snart
til mig og lad mig hvide
hvarledes du hav det, jeg
Insker tit at du hvar her i
Racine men livet krdver ja sine
plikter saavel far dig sam far
mig, men maarke aligevel den
tid kammer en gang at vi faar lav
til at mades. Karlig Hilsen
Dini Herren Jakob Hansen.
1317 Herrick Ave Racine Wis:"

Perhaps someone will translate this message into English and discover clues as to the woman's identity.

Contact me for free scans.