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Stowers, N.Dak.
Stowers, N.Dak.
TitleStowers, N.Dak.
Date of Original190-?
DescriptionView looking down a muddy rural road looking toward several small building. One of the buildings is likely the Stowers, N.D. post office. A horse-drawn carriage is visible at right. There is some snow visible on the ground.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectAgriculture
Pioneer Era
Subject (LCTGM)Post offices
Dirt roads
Carriages & coaches
LocationStowers (N.D.)
Adams County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.470.1
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Photographic postcards
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Dear Little Friend - How are you today? Health and happiness reign supreme in our midst. We are having delightful weather. The nicest winter that I have ever known. How is schoolwork now, and how are you progressing with your music? I was over to your old home a short time ago. It seemed rather lonesome there. From Mason B. Stower" - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmark illegible. Addressed to Miss Dorothy A. Reeves, Wenatchee, Washington. L.B. 537.
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryStowers was a farm post office established by Mason B. Stower in 1907. It was located in Section 29, of South Fork Township in Adams County, N.D. The post office closed in 1920.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.470.1)
Digital IDrs004287
Original SourcePostcard
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