Postcard of the Kaw During 1908 Flood

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Title

Postcard of the Kaw During 1908 Flood

Subject

Kansas River (Kan.) -- Flood -- 20th century

Description

Postcard with a black and white photograph of the Kaw during the 1908 flood on the front. Photograph is looking north and features the bridge above the Kaw along with part of Bowersock Mills on the right side. A crowd of people are standing on the side of the road the leads to the bridge. At the bottom of the postcard is a black strip with "202 Looking North Over Dam, '08 Flood - Lawrence, KS Photo by Lawrence" is printed in white ink. A white border is around the entire photograph. Along the right side "George." is written sideways in pencil. A note is written on the back to Miss Gertrude (area of last name is damaged) in Denver, Colorado from George in Eudora, Kansas. Postmarked June 28, 1908 in Lawrence, Kansas.

Creator

Unknown, George

Source

Fitzpatrick-Postma Collection

Publisher

Lawrence, A. (Alfred), photographer

Date

6/28/1908

Contributor

Fitzpatrick, Charline
Postma, Sally
Carttar, Rosalea
Carttar, Peter

Rights

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Format

Still Image

Language

English

Type

Postcard

Identifier

6_Motels_to_River_Ice(cp_141a)
6_Motels_to_River_Ice(cp_141b)

Coverage

Kansas River
Lawrence, Kan.
6/28/1908
Acquisition date unknown

Abstract

Postcard with a black and white photograph of the Kaw during the 1908 flood on the front. Note written on the back.

Is Part Of

Album 6: Motels to River Ice

Medium

Photograph
Print
Drawing

Provenance

Acquired by Charline Fitzpatrick or Sally Postma.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

5 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/24748/archive/files/b1f0fe2413094c8a71439bb71eaa8e7f.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/24748/archive/files/0e450fc101f65e801f728f5df2ee5252.jpg

Citation

Unknown, George, “Postcard of the Kaw During 1908 Flood,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed September 24, 2020, http://history.lplks.org/items/show/312.

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