Exchange chain letter (post card). Tea Towels. Enclose your
name and address. Expect 36. US, 1948.
Mrs. John Doe, 2506 East College
Mrs. Richard Roe, 1625 West Burlington Street.
Within three days please make six copies of this card, omitting the top name
and adding yours to the bottom. Send a towel to the name omitted, enclosing
your name and address. PLEASE DO NOT FAIL TO ANSWER. When your name reaches
the top you should receive 36 tea towels.
Published: Iowa City Press-Citizen
(Iowa City, Iowa), 13 March 1948, p. 13. Title: Warns of Chain
Letter Flurry. 'Luck of London' and 'Towel' Schemes Being Circulated in City.
Names and addresses are fictitious. "Postmaster Walter J. Barrow today warned
Iowa Citians against two separate 'chain letter' schemes which have been
enjoying circulation among residents of this community in recent days."
Entered by DWV, Jan. 10, 2014.
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