Postcard of the U.S. 40 and 59 Bridge

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Title

Postcard of the U.S. 40 and 59 Bridge

Subject

United States Highway 40

Description

Postcard with a colored image of the U.S. 40 and 59 bridge over the Kansas River on the front. Image is of the side of the bridge and facing north. A white border is around the entire image. At the top border "Douglas County Bridge, Lawrence, Kansas - 12" is printed in black ink. On the back at the top left side is information on the bridge's construction in blue ink. In the middle "Made in U.S.A. by E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis." is printed sideways in blue ink. A note is written to Mr Pryor Smith, Jr. in Parkville, Missouri from Lyle Gene B is Lawrence, Kansas. Note indicates that Smith collects postcards. Postmarked July 10, 1943.

Creator

Gene B., Lyle

Source

Fitzpatrick-Postma Collection

Publisher

E.C. Kropp Company

Date

7/10/1943

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_69a)
6_Motels_to_River_Ice(cp_69b)

Coverage

U.S. 40 and 59 Bridges
Lawrence, Kan.
7/10/1943
Acquisition date unknown

Abstract

Postcard with a colored image of the U.S. 40 and 59 bridge over the Kansas River on the front. Manufacturing information on the back. Note written on the back.

Date Modified

7/10/1943

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/323824407dde545f3ef259ace3330678.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/24748/archive/files/fcf8626f11740541dcdd1e4643c4cdba.jpg

Citation

Gene B., Lyle, “Postcard of the U.S. 40 and 59 Bridge,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed June 19, 2024, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/303.

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