Vintage & Collectible Postcards from San Angelo, Texas

Shannon Hospital

1949 Linen Postcard

In this card, dated May 6, 1949, "Mary" writes home to her mother about the progress of a hospital patient, who is probably her son. It sounds as if he has had his tonsils removed.

You can see on the front side of the card, which pictures the Shannon West Texas Memorial Hospital, where she has penciled in "Here, I think," with an arrow pointing to a window...probably the room where her child is still sleeping off the anesthetic.

Mary wrote this to her mother, Mrs. Mary E. STORY, and "Claude," who lived in Abilene, Texas.

Click here to see the reverse of this postcard.

Search eBay for more Vintage & Collectible Texas postcards!  

Back to Vintage San Angelo, Texas Postcards

Back to Old Texas Postcards

Back to Old Texas News

 We appreciate it when you link to this website!
Please help spread the word about TheOldenTimes.com and tell a friend about us!

Copyright 2000-2009 by  TheOldenTimes.com - Historic Newspapers Online - Always FREE!  All rights reserved.