Postcard of a U.S. Route 40 Sign

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Title

Postcard of a U.S. Route 40 Sign

Subject

United States Highway 40

Description

Postcard with a black and white photograph of a U.S. Route 40 sign to Topeka on the front. Photograph depicts the sign in front of a field that is covered in snow. A white border is around the entire photograph. On the bottom border "Lawrence, Kansas" is printed in faded black ink. Beneath the text is a black and white column border that is around the entire photograph. On the back is a note to Mr. Henry Shubert in Kansas City, Missouri from Lawrence, Kansas. Note is signed by "your little blond" and discusses getting permission to visit Shubert for the weekend. Postmarked August 23, 1936. Information on when and where the postcard was acquired is on the back, 2001 from the Lenexa PC Show

Creator

Writer unknown

Source

Fitzpatrick-Postma Collection

Publisher

Unknown

Date

8/23/1936

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_29a)
6_Motels_to_River_Ice(cp_29b)

Coverage

U.S. Route 40 (Lawrence, Kan.)
8/23/1936
2001

Abstract

Postcard with a black and white photograph of a U.S. Route 40 sign to Topeka on the front. Acquisition information on the back. Note written on the back.

Date Modified

8/23/1936

Is Part Of

Album 6: Motels to River Ice

Medium

Photograph
Print
Drawing

Provenance

Acquired by Sally Postma in 2001.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

5 3/8" x 3 1/2"

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/24748/archive/files/2d0b2c326cd7e3e2e705d2893d6eb7b3.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/24748/archive/files/9812fd38e153da3e7ba0283812390c40.jpg

Citation

Writer unknown, “Postcard of a U.S. Route 40 Sign,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed June 19, 2024, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/300.

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