Postcard of Bowersock Mills & Power Company

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Title

Postcard of Bowersock Mills & Power Company

Subject

Bowersock Mills and Power Company

Description

Postcard with a colored image of Bowersock Mills & Power Company on the front. Image shows Bowersock Mills from across the river on the north side as well as the dam and bridge. At the top of the postcard "Lawrence, Kans., Kansas River, Bridge and Factories (High Water) is printed in red ink. Beneath the text "1909" is written in blue ink. Towards the middle of the front "1308 Vermont Yours Sincerely Stanley M.H." is written in pencil. On the back along the left side "10994 Pub. by Carl W. Mettner, Lawrence, Kans. Published in Germany" is printed sideways in green ink. On the back is a note to Mr. Tom W. Randall in Newton Kansas from his nephew Stanley in Lawrence. Note states that Stanley is enrolled in law school. Postmarked September 18, 1909.

Creator

H. Stanley M.

Source

Fitzpatrick-Postma Collection

Publisher

Mettner, Carl W., publisher

Date

9/18/1909

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_40a)
6_Motels_to_River_Ice(cp_40b)

Coverage

Bowersock Mills & Power Company
501 South Powerhouse Road (Lawrence, Kan.)
9/18/1909
Acquisition date unknown

Abstract

Postcard with a colored image of Bowersock Mills & Power Company on the front. Manufacturing information on the back. Note written on the front and 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/778b17a546c5577a69501eb7b334ae0b.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/24748/archive/files/69d05ffb4d14a2431714fc17f42a61b1.jpg

Citation

H. Stanley M., “Postcard of Bowersock Mills & Power Company,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed June 19, 2024, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/302.

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