Postcard of Bowersock Mills

1_Start_to_Mass_Street_Stores(cp_91a).jpg
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Title

Postcard of Bowersock Mills

Subject

Bowersock Mills and Power Company

Description

Postcard with a colored image of Bowersock Mills on the front. Image is of the plant and the Zephyr Flour building. Image is a photograph colored in by hand. At the top of the image "Bowersock Mills & Power Co., Lawrence, Kans. - 20" is typed in black ink. A white border is around the entire image. On the back at the top left side is information on the Bowersock Mill, notably that the original mill was destroyed by a flood in 1903. At the back in the middle "Made in U.S.A. by E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee" is typed sideways in blue ink. A note is written on the back to Mrs. S.M. Carmean in Kansas City, Missouri from her son Jim in Lawrence, Kansas. Postmarked October 9, 1933.

Creator

Unknown, Jim

Source

Fitzpatrick-Postma Collection

Publisher

E.C. Kropp Co.

Date

10/9/1933
10/9/1933

Contributor

Fitzpatrick, Charline
Postma, Sally
Carttar, Rosalea
Carttar, Peter

Rights

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Format

Still Image

Language

English

Type

Postcard

Identifier

1_Start_to_Mass_Street_Stores(cp_91a)
1_Start_to_Mass_Street_Stores(cp_91b)

Coverage

Bowersock Mills
500 South Powerhouse Road (Lawrence, Kans.)
10/9/1933
Acquisition date unknown

Abstract

Postcard with a colored image of the Bowersock Mills on the front. Manufacturing information on the back. Note on the back.

Is Part Of

Album 1: Start to Massachusetts Street Stores

Medium

Photograph
Print
Drawing

Provenance

Acquired by Charline Fitzpatrick or Sally Postma.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Postcard

Physical Dimensions

5 1/2" x 3 1/2"

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