Main Street West, Frederic, Wisconsin

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US ARC PH 2016.001.157

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Main Street West, Frederic, Wisconsin


  • [ca. 1922] (creation)


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

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Real-photo postcard with image of several businesses on Main Street in Frederic, Wisconsin. Also shown is a wagon and team with two men; a single-horse buggy from the back off in the distance; five automobiles parked on the right side of the street (one partially blocked from view), and a gasoline pump. Businesses shown include the Frederic Merc. Co. Department Store, the H. & Son General Merchandise & Drugs store (plus Dry Goods, Groceries), and a number of businesses whose signs cannot be read. There is a banner across the street that cannot be read because it is crumpled. Date from postmark and message: Jul 1, 1922; mailed from Frederic Wisconsin; green 1¢ Washington stamp. Message: Addressed to A.J. Archambo, 302 Oak Grove, Minneapolis, Minn. "7/1/22 Dear folks: Am here ok. Trip uneventful so far. We rode out in a Ford touring - crowd! Love Bob." Added at the top: "(My add. is c/o Laura Larson, Trail's End, Frederic, 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 kdo, 10/28/2016

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Purchased October 21, 20166, on eBay from bathyspere1934, Hesperia CA.

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Postcards shoe box #2

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[United States] : [Publisher not identified], [ca. 1922]

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