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Locust Street Bridge

Locust Street Bridge


Locust Street Bridge


(front) Locust Street Bridge, showing Library and Coliseum, / Des Moines, Iowa. (lower right corner) P-23549 (back) Logo "PSC" Superior Quality
View of the Locust St. Bridge with the Library and Coliseum in background. The bridge is bustling with activity, including carriages, bicycles, and a streetcar, as well as people on foot.
Correspondence: Rippey Ia / Oct. 20, 1913 Dear Sister / have gotten / along alright so far (ind) and / Margaret and children were here / yesterday. Snowed up here / yesterday evening, awfully / cold this morning. / Uncle Jake Rittgers is here now. / Mr. Armstrong went to Omaha / and we are here by ourselves / Uncle Jake takes care of grandma / while we do the chores. Lena. (written on left edge of card upside down) ask Ira if she will / cover my (ind) up so they wont (sic) (ind). Address: Miss Ada V. Roof, / Woodward, / Iowa / Box 85.


ca. 1913


The postcards in this collection were printed and posted before 1923. The Des Moines Public Library has determined, to the best of its knowledge, that this postcard and its text is in the public domain.


13.7x8.7 cm




Des Moines Public Library Postcard Collection, Central Library Special Collections
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