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Catalog Number 1978.013.2
Object Name Postcard
Description "The business district" fold-out views of Wheaton, c. 1905 - 1906. Postcard front and back attached to a heavy cardboard. Front has the text "Wheaton, ILL" and "Business District" along the top and "Photo. Only, Copyright 1906 by the Rotograph Co. No. 31 186" and "Patented Dec. 5th, 1905. No. 806 631" 11, 2 by 3 inch images fold out. Fold out views from front to back include the Industrial Building, First Baptist Church, Memorial Library, Gary Memorial M. E. Church, Chicago Golf Club, High School, Gymnasium, Wheaton College, Dormitory, Wheaton College, Wheaton College, North R. R. Street, and Court House. Back is only for address, was considered a 'Souvenir Mail Card'. Made by Rotograph Co. N.Y. City and printed in Germany.
Collection Documentary Artifact
Lexicon category Communication Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Imagefile 014\19780132.JPG
Material paper, cardboard, metal
Year Range from 1906.0
Year Range to 1906.0
Number of images 2.0