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Catalog Number 2006.045.0001
Object Name Postcard
Scope & Content This postcard is a picture of a very snowy business street in old Valdez. The postcard is standard size, hand colored, and printed by Owl Drug Co. It is titled "Winter Scene, Valdez, Alaska".

The postcard is addressed to the donor. Post date is Oct. 28, 1909 Valdez, Alaska.

The message on the back reads: Valdez, Alaska, Oct 28/09. I am here for a few days but am not digging any gold. The snow is only 8 inches deep now, but 60 feet fell here last winter. Leave tonight for home. Love to all, Van Stewart.

There is also a 1cent stamp.
Collection Lillard, Stewart
Lexicon category 6: T&E For Communication
Lexicon sub-category Written Communication T&E