Postcard of Founder's Rock

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Title

Postcard of Founder's Rock

Subject

Historical markers -- Kansas -- Lawrence

Description

Postcard with a black and white photograph of Founder's Rock on the front. Photograph is of the front of the rock monument where the plaque is located. A white border is around the entire photograph. On the bottom border "Lawrence, Kansas" is typed in black ink. A black column border is around the photograph on top of the white border. On the back is a note to Mrs. G.A. Koerber in Hoisington, Kansas from her son Paul Koerber at 1206 Tennessee, Lawrence, Kansas. Postmarked January 5, 1930. Information on when and where the postcard was acquired is on the back, 10/23/1983 from W Bell. Note: Albert and Mart Kiene are listed as the residents of 1206 Tennessee in the 1930 directory.

Creator

Koerber, Paul

Source

Fitzpatrick-Postma Collection

Publisher

Unknown

Date

1/5/1930

Contributor

Fitzpatrick, Charline
Postma, Sally
Carttar, Rosalea
Carttar, Peter

Rights

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Format

Still Image

Language

English

Type

Postcard

Identifier

1_Start_to_Mass_Street_Stores(cp_90a)
1_Start_to_Mass_Street_Stores(cp_90b)

Coverage

Robinson Park
Lawrence, Kans.
1/5/1930
10/23/1983

Abstract

Postcard with a black and white photograph of Founder's Rock on the front. Acquisition information on the back. Note on the back.

Is Part Of

Album 1: Start to Massachusetts Street Stores

Medium

Photograph
Print
Drawing

Provenance

Acquired by Sally Postma on October 23, 1983.

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/ab7d78ff1b94dd2cfb4717232d0f790c.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/24748/archive/files/b38b402409d27e459e69bcdb3612fad2.jpg

Citation

Koerber, Paul, “Postcard of Founder's Rock,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed June 19, 2024, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/410.

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