Postcard of Bridge Street during the 1908 Flood

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Title

Postcard of Bridge Street during the 1908 Flood

Subject

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

Description

Postcard with a black and white photograph of Bridge Street during the 1908 flood on the front. Photograph is looking south down Bridge Street at the flooded stores, sandbags are stacked in the background near the bridge over the Kaw. At the bottom of the photograph is a black strip with "203 Bridge St, '08 Flood - Lawrence, Ks Photo by Lawrence" printed in white ink. A white border is around the entire photograph. On the back "Emma M. Christensen" is written in blue ink. Note: Bridge Street is now North 2nd Street.

Creator

Source

Fitzpatrick-Postma Collection

Publisher

Lawrence, A. (Alfred), photographer

Date

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_158a)
6_Motels_to_River_Ice(cp_158b)

Coverage

North 2nd Street (Lawrence, Kan.)
1908
Acquisition date unknown

Abstract

Postcard with a black and white photograph of Bridge Street during the 1908 flood on the front. Manufacturing information on the front. Note 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

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Citation

“Postcard of Bridge Street during the 1908 Flood,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed June 28, 2022, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/317.

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