Garage and hotel, Baldwin, Wisconsin

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US ARC PH 2019.001.070

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Garage and hotel, Baldwin, Wisconsin


  • [ca. 1921] (creation)


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

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Real-photo postcard with image of Nelson's Garage and the hotel in Baldwin, Wisconsin. From the signs, Nelson's sold Ford vehicles and Fisk tires. Also prominent in the photograph is an electric pole and wires. Text printed on verso: Pub. by Photo Advertising Co., Minneapolis, Minn. Date from postmark: Jun [3 or 5] [19]21; mailed from Baldwin Wis; green 1¢ Washington stamp (Scott 405, first issued in 1912). Message: Addressed to Miss Dora Timmerman, Waterloo, Ia, RFD#5. Well Dora, How's work today? I'm fine. Got here Tues. morn at 9[:]15 and am sure having a fine time. So long, Frieda [?], Baldwin Wis, T. H. Ecker."

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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, 04/18/2019

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Donated April 10, 2019, by Kathryn Otto, St. Paul MN.

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Postcard Shoebox 3

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Minneapolis, Minn. : Photo Advertising Co., [ca. 1921]

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