German Postcards Now Available at Ancestry

Bingen a. Rhein, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, ca. 1907-15Ancestry has posted a collection of Germany Historical Postcards Collection, c. 1893-1963 online. The database contains approximately 1,498 postcards dating from about 1893-1963 with photos of places in Germany. Information provided about each postcard includes:

  • Place information (city/town, state/province)
  • Caption
  • Postcard era (year range from which the postcard may be dated)

This database is primarily useful for obtaining a photograph or picture of a specific place in time. If you do not already have pictures of the places your ancestors lived, historical postcards are a good alternative to personal photos.

This photograph is from the collection and is from Bingen a. Rhein, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, ca. 1907-15. Click on the image to enlarge it.

3 thoughts on “German Postcards Now Available at Ancestry

  1. You should have told us in advance in the article that the cost is another $199. before I spent my time looking.

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