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Los Gatos History: Century-Old New Year Greeting Postcard

This century-old historical postcard is addressed to a 'Miss Blanchard,' with a 236 Ashbury St., San Francisco, CA address.

This century-old historical postcard is addressed to a "Miss Blanchard," with a 236 Ashbury St., San Francisco, CA address. Courtesy Hooked on Los Gatos, the Library and Museum History Project
This century-old historical postcard is addressed to a "Miss Blanchard," with a 236 Ashbury St., San Francisco, CA address. Courtesy Hooked on Los Gatos, the Library and Museum History Project
This century-old historical postcard is addressed to a "Miss Blanchard," with a 236 Ashbury St., San Francisco, CA address.

In fancy cursive, it reads: "A Happy New Year to You. The Michelsons."

The postmark on the correspondence indicates it was sent Dec. 29, 1914 and processed by the United States Postal Service at 1:30 a.m.

Source: Hooked on Los Gatos, the Library and Museum History Project

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