S.S. “Eastern States” leaving her dock, D&B Line. 1284.
Post marked Detroit, Mich. October 22, 1911. Addressed to Miss Florence Koontz, 1346 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio
“10-22-11 Friend Florence: Received your card. Was glad to hear from you. Gee but I wish I was going to school. I don’t like to work. Regards to all the folks. Lee [G. Weaver]”
In October of 1911, Grandpa Lee was 18 and Grandma Florence was 16. Grandma was still in High School in Columbus. It would be another 7 years before they married in May of 1918. The Eastern States is the ship Lee worked during the summers.