East side Main Street, New Richmond, Wisconsin

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US ARC PH 2013.001.093

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East side Main Street, New Richmond, Wisconsin


  • [ca. 1908] (creation)


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

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Real-photo postcard showing a livery in foreground (Dock's Livery) and other businesses along Main Street; a horse and buggy; telephone wires; and children walking down the street so that their movement almost obliterates them. Date from postmark: Oct 7, 1908; mailed from New Richmond Wis; green 1ยข "Gingerbread" Franklin stamp. Black mark along top is on the original (poor printing of the photograph). Message: Addressed to Miss Clara Ritzaur, Turtle Lake, Wiss. "Dear Sweet Clara, I will drope [sic] a few lines to you and lett [sic] you now [know] that I got here arrit [alright] and so good by by [sic], Willie Ziemer."

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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, 07/30/2013

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Purchased March 31, 2013, on eBay from Jim Stearns, Iron Mountain MI.

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[United States] : [Publisher not identified], [ca. 1908]

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