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This 1957 Christmas card to the family of Eric Hamber is part of the Social series of the Hamber Family fonds. That series documents the Hamber’s friends and social activities. This card was kept because it contains an image of the sender, Tucker Battle. It also contains an audio greeting on a tiny 78rpm disc, which might one day be digitized.
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Who was Tucker Battle?
I’m afraid we don’t know. He seems to have been a friend of the Hamber family. There may be other references to him in the Hamber Family fonds, but someone would have to dig into it.
That’s a very interesting and fancy card with an actual mini record inside. Seems like it would be fairly expensive to get done at the time? I’m a little too young to understand how one would go about recording a message on a record.
It probably wasn’t terribly expensive, but it certainly would have cost more than a regular paper greeting card.