Along the shore, greetings from Milltown, Wisconsin

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US ARC PH 2011.008.008

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Along the shore, greetings from Milltown, Wisconsin


  • 1934 (creation)


1 photograph : linen print, color ; sheet 9 x 14 cm (postcard format)

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Typical Curteich "Greetings from ..." linen postcard, this one from their "Inland Lake Scenes--10 Subjects" line. The image is of a generic lake shore scene with two canoes and plenty of trees along the shoreline. Date from postmark: 1940; mailed from Milltown Wisconsin; green 1ยข George Washington stamp (placed upside down). Printed on verso: "Genuine Curteich-Chicago, 'C.T. Art-Color tone' Post Card (Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.)." Date comes from the Curteich numbering system (see note). Message: Addressed to Mr. Clyde Tillery, 5624 W. 65 St., Chicago, Illinois. "Dear Kids, On our vacation. Having a good time. We are at Half Moon Lake about 350 miles from home. Caught lots of fish but just one big one. Love Opal."

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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 kdo (Sarah Adams, intern), 12/03/2012

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Purchased May 11, 2011, on eBay from itsnotthe80snomore.

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Chicago : Curt Teich & Co., 1934.

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