Postcard mailed from Grantsburg, Wisconsin

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US ARC PH 2011.008.063

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Postcard mailed from Grantsburg, Wisconsin


  • 1951 (creation)


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

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Postcard with image of two modern Indian "chiefs" wearing war bonnets and holding pipes. Printed on verso: "Curteich Art-Creation from Color Transparencies (Reg. U.S. Pat. Off.)." Date comes from the Curteich numbering system (see note). Postmark: Aug 17 1957; mailed from Grantsburg, Wisconsin; purple 3ยข Lady Liberty stamp. Message: Addressed to David and Nancy Dickinson, Fayette, Iowa. "Dear David, We swim at Wood Lake Resort. I've caught lots of fish. I'll be home before you get this card. Love, Denny."

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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 Sarah Adams, intern (kdo), 12/07/2012

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Purchased May 10, 2011, on eBay from "cyclonefan1."

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Chicago : Curt Teich & Co., 1951.

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