Postcard of the Milling District

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Title

Postcard of the Milling District

Subject

Bowersock Mills and Power Company

Description

Postcard with a colored image of an aerial view of the milling district on the front. Image shows all of Bowersock Mills & Power Company along with the Kansas River and the U.S. 40 and 59 bridge. A white border is around the entire image. At the top border "Kaw River Bridge and Milling District, Lawrence, Kansas" is printed in black ink, at the bottom on the right side "1A1943" is printed in black ink. On the back in the middle "Made by Curt Teich & Co., Inc., Chicago, U.S.A." is printed sideways in blue ink. A note is written to Mr. W.H. Keller in Reading, Pennsylvania from Newell Bebout in Lawrence, Kansas. Dated and postmarked January 22, 1939. Information on when and where the postcard was acquired is on the back, 3/23/1974 from Ogden

Creator

Bebout, Newell

Source

Fitzpatrick-Postma Collection

Publisher

Curt Teich & Company

Date

1/22/1939

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_79a)
6_Motels_to_River_Ice(cp_79b)

Coverage

Bowersock Mills & Power Company
501 South Powerhouse Road (Lawrence, Kan.)
1/22/1939
3/23/1974

Abstract

Postcard with a colored image of an aerial view of the milling district on the front. Manufacturing information on the back. Acquisition information on the back. Note written on the back.

Date Modified

1/22/1939

Is Part Of

Album 6: Motels to River Ice

Medium

Photograph
Print
Drawing

Provenance

Acquired by Charline Fitzpatrick or Sally Postma on March 23, 1974.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

5 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Files

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Citation

Bebout, Newell, “Postcard of the Milling District,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed June 28, 2022, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/304.

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