This is an advertising card from the early 1960s that is the same size and material as a postcard. Both the front and back are covered by advertising for fences manufactured by Panel Weave, Inc. of Linnton, Oregon.
Family history buffs will be interested to know that the only place that I found information about the Panel Weave company was on a genealogy page written by the son of the company's founder. The Panel Weave factory had a big machine to score the panels, then bend them and insert cross pieces. The company only lasted a few years in the early 1960s, but this style of fence is still available elsewhere. You can even make your own, following the instructions for Making A Basket-Weave Fence on the Home Depot website.
When I was a young child, my family lived in Chicago where there were houses and apartments close together. Our backyard was small and had a fence separating our yard from the neighbor's. This photo is me in front of our fence there in the late 1940s.
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