Andrea Butterfield, a University of Maine at Farmington mailroom employee, said the postcard immediately stood out because it bore a 1-cent stamp, a 1946 postmark and an address for Farmington State Teacher's College, which was long ago absorbed by the current school, The Sun-Journal, Lewiston, Maine, reported Wednesday.
The postcard was addressed to then-freshman Ruth Webber, now Ruth Webber McGary, 83, and the item was presented to her when she recently visited the school for a ceremony to award a scholarship bearing her name.
Butterfield said the postcard came from the Farmington Post Office but its location for the past 64 years is unknown.
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