|HAVE YOU A SWEETHEART IN TH E SERVICE?|
This ad is from 1942, it promotes a
new booklet being offered, free of charge, by Rust Craft
"Mail From Home"
"Mail From Home" was geared toward assisting loved ones correspond with with servicemen.
"MAIL FROM HOME
~ His Most Treasured Possession"
"A compilation of Postal Information
and suggestions of Value to the
family and friends of
Men in the Service."
"For example, it tells you how far in advance to mail Christmas Greetings, Birthday and Anniversary Remembrances, so that they will reach him in time for these occasions.
It gives postage rates, addressing instructions, charts for keeping track of mail...and many other suggestions of value..."
these newspaper ads below show
some local promotions for the
"Mail from Home" booklet
1942 Ad for H.W. Brown
"Authorized Headquarters for RUST CRAFT
'MAIL from HOME'
|this H.W. Brown ad pictures the booklet and reminds senders "this is the Last Week to mail Christmas Cards and Gifts to Our Boys in the Service Overseas...." 1942|
|Pennsylvania store ad HARRISON J. HAYS offering "Mail from Home"1942|
|Harrison J. Hays "Come in for Your Free Copy 'Mail from Home' 1942|
|Singer Pen and Gift Shop Jenkins Arcade Pittsburgh Also Offered: Greeting Cards,Fountain Pens, Pencils, Stationery and Handy Kits for SOLDIERS.1942|
|ROSENBAUM'S "...We carry a complete selection of cards to be sent to service men either at Christmas or upon other occasions..." 1942|
|Boggs& Buhl Pittsburgh Post Gazette Oct. 30, 1942|
|J.R. Weldin Co. Pittsburgh, PA "Mail from Home"|
Remembering our Heroes~
this Memorial Day, and Always
WWII Bride cards
Soldier greeting cards
War Stamp greeting cards