Scene at Whispering Pines on Spirit Lake, Frederic, Wisconsin

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US ARC PH 2017.001.042

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Scene at Whispering Pines on Spirit Lake, Frederic, Wisconsin


  • [1940s] (creation)


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Real-photo postcard with image of the boat landing at the Whispering Pines resort on Spirit Lake in Burnett County, Wisconsin. Tied up at the landing are multiple row boats. Behind the trees in the background can be seen the white of buildings, and in the mid-ground are several 1940s era automobiles. Date of postmark: Nov 15, 1951; mailed from Northfield Minn.; stamp has been removed. Message: Addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Fred Tottenham, 201 W. Maple, Austin, Minn. "Dear Ones, We spent the night at Northfield. We were held up about 3 hours in all. The road was not bad a[t] all but think they will be icy this morn. Thank you so much and sure nice to see you. Thanks again, Paul Louses."

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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, 10/05/2017

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Purchased August 9, 2017, on eBay from sdguyer, Martinsburg PA.

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[United States] : [publisher not identified], [1940s].

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