Aerial view of city on postcard with poem, Elmwood, Wisconsin

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US ARC PH 2016.001.128

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Aerial view of city on postcard with poem, Elmwood, Wisconsin


  • [1910s] (creation)


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Real-photo postcard with an image from an overlook showing Elmwood, Wisconsin. Rhyme printed on recto: This town is first rate the scenery's great, And I'm certainly feeling fine, So I won't take you to task but just simply ask Why don't you drop me a line?" Date from postmark: May 29, 191-; mailed from Elmwood, Wisconsin; green 1¢ Washington stamp. Message: Addressed to Miss Florence Gehring, Juneau, Dodge Co., Wisconsin

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This item is made available by the University Archives & Area Research Center, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, for personal, educational, and research purposes in accordance with the Fair Use provisions of Copyright Act of 1976. Other uses may require permission from the copyright owner.

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Cataloged by Jack Haren, 03/30/2016

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Purchased March 24, 2016, on eBay from Ostlie Archives in Decorah, IA.

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