Sara Dreiser (Aunt Juggie) postcard to Gertrude Nelson


Sara Dreiser postcard to Gertrude Nelson


Miss Gertrude Nelson
1324 Union Blvd.
St. Louis

posted from Avon, N.J.
August 4, 1907
My dear Gertrude:

You should see your mother and father sporting at Avon-by-the-Sea. Your Uncle Teddy & I came a week ago & they are spending the day with us. We all go back this p.m. Your mother looks lovely. Love to all of you

Aunt Juggie


Sara Dreiser (Aunt Juggie) was Theodore Dreiser’s wife.

Dreiser’s niece Gertrude Nelson, daughter of his sister Emma, was living at the time in St. Louis with her aunt Mame, Dreiser’s sister, and Mame’s husband Austin Brennan.


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