The Good Old Days


Before social media, people spread ideas with postcards.

Collectors Weekly features an article of the double-edged sword variety. Lisa Hicks provides a selection of Suffrage-era postcards (both pro and against), but her accompanying essay is a far cry from a casual discussion of turn-of-the-century illustration and rhetoric. She wont let us forget that the gender binary issue, and its massive influence on politics, is most certainly not an outdated concern.

Just in case you haven’t been outraged at all lately.

Nikita Schoen is an intern at The Rumpus, and a Writing & Literature student at California College of the Arts. She lives in San Francisco. More from this author →