Stephen Siwinski

Communications Officer

EVENT: In Their Own Words: The Messages of Early 20th Century Real Photo Postcards

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 • Austin, Texas • News Release

Postcards were the E-mail, Facebook, and Instagram of their day providing glimpses into

individual lives and events. Led by postcard collector, writer, and lay historian Ken Wilson,

visitors will explore the resulting narratives captured in photographic postcards from the

minutiae of daily life, to disasters, to occasional mysteries.


This program coincides with the current TSLAC lobby exhibit, Wish You Were Here, which

invites visitors to explore Texas tourism by region through historic postcards from the

collections at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.


Space is limited. To RSVP, email at  For more information call 512-463-9807.