"The Saskatoon Post Office"

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Database ID36123
InstitutionSaskatoon Public Library Local History Room
Fonds/CollectionGeneral Photographs Collection
File/Item ReferencePost Office, PH-2004-39 (Subject Collection)
Postcard messageArrived home all safe in time for supper and had a lovely trip. I hope you are all well as it [?] us all. Mrs. S. Caswell.
Scope and contentMonotone postcard with sepia tone showing the brick post office at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, built 1909 at 158 1st Avenue South on the corner of 21st Street East. The Clinkskill Block (118 21st Street) is visible to the right of the photograph. In 1930 the post office moved to the Federal Building; this building taken over by RCMP (1933) and later Caswell's (1939), before it was torn down to make way for the Royal Bank in the early 1980s. Title from front of postcard; information from Local History Room catalog.
Physical description/extent1 postcard; 8.5 x 14 cm
Date postcard sent[4 August 1911]
Date produced[ca. 1911]
Date Range(s)1900-1909
Copyright holderPublic domain
SubjectsBuildings and Architecture -- Post Offices
Language of postcard textEnglish
Language of cardEnglish
Postcard styledivided back
Postcard mediaphoto-engraving
Place - imageSaskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Place - destinationNichu, North Dakota, United States of America
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