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Divided Back Period
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 Divided Back Period, 1907-1914

On March 1, 1907, a major change was allowed for the backs of postcards. The left side of the back was for the sender's message, and the right side was for the address. During this era, the blank space on the front of post cards, which previously was for messages, disappeared.

Source: Postcards of the Smithsonian - Postcard Chronology at http://www.si.edu/archives/postcard/chronology.htm on 8/3/03

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Created: October 12, 2003   Modified: November 29, 2003