Picture Postcards

History Postmarked in Time
Select one of the following photo albums to view historic postcards of the City of Valparaiso:
  • Historic Postcards - 1880-1920 - The postcards in this album show various buildings and sections from downtown Valparaiso dating from the late 1800s to the early 1920s. Most of the businesses shown in these postcards no longer exist.
  • Historic Postcards - 1940-1960 - The postcards in this album show various buildings and sections of downtown Valparaiso dating from the 1940s through the 1960s.
  • Northwest Genealogical Society Images - This website is dedicated to images from the Northwest Genealogical Society.
  • Notes on Back of Historic Postcards - Ever wonder what people wrote on the backs of those postcards? This album has several examples of quick notes to friends and loved ones. Notice the one cent stamp on most.
  • Valparaiso University - The postcards in this album show various buildings and sections of the Valparaiso University campus dating from the late 1800s to the early 1920s. Most of the buildings shown in these postcards no longer exist.