The Daily Herald is looking for postcards from the past for special edition

Tyrone’s history lives on and The Daily Herald wants to continue our tradition of bringing unique projects based on Tyrone’s past.
Some recent searches, and even purchases on the internet’s hot auction site E-bay, proves positive that Tyrone memorabilia remains big among collectors both from current and former residents.
Over the past few years, The Daily Herald, with the wonderful help of the Tyrone Area Historical Society, has featured historical pieces ranging from a tribute to Tyrone’s native son Fred Waring, to last spring’s “Historical Pictorial”, where our readers shared their incredible photo collections with us. And this spring, we are asking for your help again.
Tyrone has had an unusual amount of beautiful color postcards made, featuring everything from pictures of downtown Tyrone, its buildings, factories, homes, churches and even shots overlooking the community from high atop the surrounding mountains. And we again are asking if you would be willing to share these pieces of local art with us. Your collection of postcards will be featured in a special “Postcards of the Past” full color tabloid, that will come out later this spring.
Here’s how it works!
We are looking for the best in your collection. Each postcard will be safely scanned into our computer then safely returned to you. We are looking for postcards where the color remains rich, and the card itself, features no creases or badly worn edges. The selected cards will feature the historic information from the back of the postcard, along with your name in a special caption under the recreation in the tabloid.
If you would be willing to share your collection, please contact The Daily Herald at our offices at 1067 Pennsylvania Avenue, in downtown Tyrone, during our regular business hours from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will continue to share these images in the pages of The Daily Herald, leading up to the special edition.