Hudson, Wisconsin - St. Croix Lake

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US ARC PH 2017.001.008

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Hudson, Wisconsin - St. Croix Lake


  • [ca. 1908] (creation)


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

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Picture postcard with image of a steamboat on Lake St. Croix at Hudson. Also in the image are several people, a boat shed, and railroad tracks along the shore. Text printed on verso: E. A. Harding, Hudson, Wisconsin. Printed in Germany. Date from postmark: Feb 24, 1908; mailed at Hudson, Wisconsin Message on verso: Addressed to Miss Olive Moss, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, L.B. 201. "Feb. 24, Dear Olive -- I wish you many happy returns of your birthday. If it hadn't been for all the work it took to get ready for the Wash. birthday dinner I would have sent this card so you would get it on your birthday - I'm sorry. Well honey, its up to you! Skidoo years on Leap year. That's a pretty strong hint. Don't [?] [?] you hae this card or not. Lots and lots of love, kisses, hugs Etc. from, Florence."

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Small (about the size of the umbrella in the photo) piece missing at bottom of postcard, on shore directly below the steamboat. Also cancellation marks in the clouds on upper left half, below the title.

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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, 03/30/2017

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Purchased January 25, 2017, on eBay from matchsets, Prescott AZ.

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Postcards shoe box #2

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Hudson, Wis. : E. A. Harding, [ca. 1908]

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