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Oct 22

Belle’s Box – 47

This entry is part 50 of 342 in the series Belle's Box

Read about this series of posts, regarding items in a box originally owned by Belle (Lamunion) Fellows Tinker here. The cast of characters is located here. And, there is an accounting of people about whom I have little information here.

“HOT AND COLD RUNNING WATER ROOMS WITH BATH”

Hotel McDonald, C. F. Collins, Prop., Sandus………h. (Sandusky, Mich)

47f

Addressed to Mrs. Chas Tinker, Mesick, Mich. The postmark is Sandusky, Aug 7 1930

47b

This is where we are
spending our summer
very nice place.
glad you got your ????
O.K.
Aint we having hot
weather? Terrible but
won’t be long where
will be wanting some
of this heat.
Hope you are feeling good.
As ever ??? Beardsley

Hot and cold running water would have been quite a luxury in rural northern Michigan in 1930. I’m pretty sure that most families made due with a pump, bucket and a washtub.

Sandusky, Michigan is located in Sanilac County, in the in Michigan’s thumb. If you check out the City’s website, you can see another image of McDonalds Hotel, by watching the “Memories of Yesterday” photo tour. Go ahead, it only takes a minute, and it’s fun…

As for the sender of this card, I haven’t a clue.

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