Hello there! I suppose you are working hard as ever. When you write, send me your photo. And I will send you one of myself. Write soon.Pen pals? The address "95 Washington Ave." is also scrawled on the postcard front.
Mt. Tabor, where Miss Parks lived, was founded as a Methodist summer camp ground in 1869, but soon the more affluent members built Victorian cottages on the small lots where they once pitched tents. I visited the town once, it's in Morris County, near Parsippany-Troy Hills and it is a magical hilly enclave, with dozens of charming small cottages on winding roads, surrounding a village green.
The factory pictured here survived into the 1990s, on the Passaic River in Newark. I believe Union Army uniforms had been made there at one point. A fire destroyed the building sometime around 1998.
Clark Thread issued many colorful trade cards and paper dolls over the years. ONT stands for "our newest thread."