Postcard of Woolf Brothers Department Store

Dublin Core

Title

Postcard of Woolf Brothers Department Store

Subject

Central Business Districts -- Kansas -- Lawrence

Description

Postcard with a black and white photograph of the Woolf Brothers Department Store on the front. Photograph depicts the inside of the store. At the bottom of the photograph "Woolf Brothers Lawrence, Kans." is printed in white ink. A white border is around the entire photograph. On the back is a note to Mr. Tom and Webb Woodward in Topeka, Kansas from Ben Bont in Denver, Colorado. Postmarked September 8, 1929. Note by Sally Postma states that Wendell Holmes was the manager of the store in 1929. Information on when and from whom the postcard was acquired is on the back, 11/29/1989 from Frank Wood.

Creator

Bont, Ben

Source

Fitzpatrick-Postma Collection

Publisher

Publisher unknown

Date

9/8/1929

Contributor

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

Rights

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Format

Still Image

Language

English

Type

Postcard

Identifier

2_Weavers_to_Wren_Building(cp_40a)
2_Weavers_to_Wren_Building(cp_40b)

Coverage

Woolf Brothers Department Store
1023 Massachusetts Street (Lawrence, Kan.)
9/8/1929
11/29/1989

Abstract

Postcard of with a black and white photograph of Woolf Brothers Department Store on the front. Acquisition information on the back. Note on the back.

Is Part Of

Album 2: Weavers to Wren Building

Medium

Photograph
Print
Drawing

Provenance

Acquired by Sally Postma on October 29, 1988.

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/7e1730f3f9223299e55cbcd80ccb3e8b.jpg
https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/24748/archive/files/599d5feae3ca7853ea4ad123e5c6bf1d.jpg

Citation

Bont, Ben, “Postcard of Woolf Brothers Department Store,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed June 28, 2022, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/694.

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