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On the Ceder River, N.D.
On the Ceder River, N.D.
TitleOn the Ceder River, N.D.
Date of Original191-?
DescriptionFive men standing on a frozen creek cutting ice. Next to one of the men is a child in a baby carriage. Two of the men are standing with a horse -drawn wagon filled with ice blocks.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectWork Life
Subject (LCTGM)Ice industry
Baby carriages
Carts & wagons
LocationCedar Creek (N.D.)
Stowers (N.D.)
Adams County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.470.3
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Photographic postcards
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"6 Dorothy A. Reeves, 1 Gerald Huffman, 2 Harry.., 4 Donald.., 5 Elsworth.., 3 George Layland" - handwritten on front with numbers corresponding to people on image.
"I know a little lady. With eyes of bright blue. With cheeks so round and rosy, and a heart that's warm and true. Her smile is sweet and sunny. But there's mischief lurking there. She's full of fun and witchery. From foot to golden hair. She's far more dear and precious. Than treasured wealth of mine. And everyday the whole year through. She's my little valentine. From your friend - Mason Bowen Stowers" - Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Stowers, N.Dak. Feb 11, 1911. 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 (2000.470.3)
Digital IDrs004288
Original SourcePostcard
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