Daily photographs by HANS VON RITTERN, with humorous, artistic and social commentary on life in the big city.

Archive for February 13, 2014

Postcard story of the Week – POSTCARD FROM A CAD AND A SCOUNDREL 1939

CAD-SCOUNDREL collage

Postcard story of the Week – POSTCARD FROM A CAD AND A SCOUNDREL 1939 Description: Downtown skyscrapers, New York, The financial center of the world. In these skyscrapers many billions of dollars change hands every year and world projects are financed. Federal Reserve Bank, Cities Service, Bank of Manhattan, City Bank, Farmers Trust Company.
       To: Mr. Andrew Mcate
415 – 22″ Street
Ashland, Kentucky
August 7, 1939
     I like to hang around here because its such easy picking and I always get my share, will probably be home Fri or Sat.
Rus
     So, the question is: Was Rus a lady’s man cad, a business con man or a thief?? What do you think?