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Village of Russell
Pine Grove Township


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Some postcards featuring scenes of the village of Russell,
sandwiched between Hwy 62 and Conewango Creek, north of Warren.

 


 

The covered bridge over Conewango Creek at Russell.

Postcard showing scenes of Russell, Warren County, PA

Postcard image courtesy of Warren County Historical Society, Warren, Pa.

Handwritten on the back in pencil:
Sept. 3, 1909, at Uncle George's

Handwritten just below in pen:
[Geo Fehlman]
Gift of Mrs. Lula Rohr
31 July 1959

Postcard has no stamp or postmark.

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The Mill race

Postcard showing scenes of Russell, Warren County, PA

Postcard image courtesy of Warren County Historical Society, Warren, Pa.

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The Russell post office building.

Postcard showing scenes of Russell, Warren County, PA

Postcard image courtesy of Warren County Historical Society, Warren, Pa.

Addressed to Mr. John Houk, Crown Point, Ind. and dated November 29, 1921

Dear Pa & all:- This is the post office where I wrote your other card.
Minnie & Ed started home on the 4.23 p.m. train today.
Tomorrow I intend to go to Warren & Thursday will eat dinner with (??...cannot read first name) Weiss & family & Mrs. Weiss his mother will be there too.
Remember me to the boys. Are they getting anxious for me to come home?
Sarah

This postcard was written by John's daughter Sarah Houk, who on the 1920 U.S. Federal Census for Crown Point, Lake County, Indiana, was 51, single, and living with her 81 year old widowed father.
Her mother was born in Pennsylvania.

 

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Undated postcard of the high school in Russell.

Postcard showing scenes of Russell, Warren County, PA

Postcard image courtesy of Warren County Historical Society, Warren, Pa.

 

Postcard of the Union school in Russell.

Postcard of Russell school

Postcard image courtesy of Warren County Historical Society, Warren, Pa.

Handwritten on the back:
"Sept. 3, 1909. At Uncle George's."

Does anyone have more information about this gathering in front of the school?

 

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Postmarked June 24, 1906, at Russell, Pa.
Addressed to Ethel Prince? or Pierce?, Sugar Grove, Pa. (Cannot decipher last name)

Postcard showing scenes of Russell, Warren County, PA

Postcard image courtesy of Warren County Historical Society, Warren, Pa.

Handwritten on the back:
Russell June 24 9 o'clock
Dear Ethel Prince or Pierce (Cannot decipher last name)
as this is your wedding day and the month of Roses may they continue always to bloom along your path-way as long as life shall last.
I wanted to call you by your name Prince or Pierce (Cannot decipher last name) once more before you took the name of Clark.
This is our Church and Will Clark's house where the blinds are. Wishing you much happiness.
(Cannot decipher the signature of the sender)

 

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Postcard mailed from Russell in 1912 to Mrs. Fred Tegeler, Milanville, Wayne County, Pa.

Postcard showing scenes of Russell, Warren County, PA

Postcard image courtesy of Warren County Historical Society, Warren, Pa.

Hand written on the back of the postcard:
Dear Aunt Florence,
I will send you this card to show you the pictures of some of my family. The man and the boys with a star in pencil mark above their heads are my husband and sons,
Lovingly, Alice Moll

Herman Moll, John Moll, T. T. Moll (father)

In 1921, T. T. Moll dealt in "Hides, Tallow, Oils"
In the Mercantile report for 1940, the Moll Hide Company was listed as a Russell wholesale business.

Read Theodore T. Moll's obituary.

 

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Caption written on the face of the postcard:
Russell, Pa. on line of Warren & Jamestown Street R. R.

Postcard showing scenes of Russell, Warren County, PA

Postcard image courtesy of Warren County Historical Society, Warren, Pa.

Mailed from Akeley, August 31, 1907, to Mrs. Addie McGill, Conewango, N.Y.

 

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Russell, Pa., circa 1920

Postcard showing scenes of Russell, Warren County, PA

Postcard image courtesy of Warren County Historical Society, Warren, Pa.

Hand written on the back:
W.W.-I, a bakery occupied addition on left
Building at left was Arthur Young's store for years. Originally a 2 room school on site of later High School at Pine St. & East St.


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Hand colored postcard with caption: 516 Main Street, Russell, Pa.

Postcard showing scenes of Russell, Warren County, PA

Postcard image courtesy of Warren County Historical Society, Warren, Pa.

Postcard was donated by Miss Dorothy Newell, in 1957.

 

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