Postcard of Dynamiting an Ice Gorge on the Kaw

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Title

Postcard of Dynamiting an Ice Gorge on the Kaw

Subject

Ice on rivers, lakes, etc. -- Kansas -- Lawrence
Kansas River (Kan.)

Description

Postcard with a black and white photograph of dynamiting an ice gorge on the Kaw River on the front. Photograph depicts several uniformed men standing on ice sheets on the river, an explosion can be seen in the background. At the bottom of the photograph is a black strip with "Dynamiting the Ice Gorge, Kaw, River, Lawrence, Kans." printed in white ink. On the back is a note to Miss Emma Keister in La Crosse, Kansas from C.M. in Lawrence, Kansas. The note discussed that the location of the photograph is east of the bridge. Postmarked February 13, 1910.

Creator

C.M.

Source

Fitzpatrick-Postma Collection

Publisher

Unknown

Date

2/13/1910

Contributor

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

Rights

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Format

Still Image

Language

English

Type

Postcard

Identifier

7_River_Ice_to_Tornado(cp_23a)
7_River_Ice_to_Tornado(cp_23b)

Coverage

Kaw River (Lawrence, Kan.)
2/13/1910
Acquisition date unknown

Abstract

Postcard with a black and white photograph of dynamiting an ice gorge on the Kaw River on the front. Note written on the back.

Date Modified

2/13/1910

Is Part Of

Album 7: River Ice to Tornado

Medium

Photograph
Print
Drawing

Provenance

Acquired by Charline Fitzpatrick or Sally Postma.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

5 7/16" x 3 1/2"

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/24748/archive/files/a8797d460b218fc3359c9c727b7474d5.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/24748/archive/files/ff4cc00737fe2cdc77bcfaddf1ceaee8.jpg

Citation

C.M., “Postcard of Dynamiting an Ice Gorge on the Kaw,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed June 13, 2024, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/497.

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