"The Car That Won First Prize in the Automobile Parade / Saskatoon Aug. 1st 1913"

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Database ID36080
InstitutionSaskatoon Public Library Local History Room
Fonds/CollectionGeneral Photographs Collection
File/Item ReferenceParades - Automobile - 1913, PH-89-81 (Subject Collection)
Postcard messageHello Lett: This is one little view of Saskatoon the burgh the outside world says has slumped God help the heathen and may he open their eyes so they can see how things "Saskatoon or bust". Jack Written in address area: Miss Lett Burwell "Has No Home" "But the City of Saskatoon extends a warm welcome to little tramps like her"
Scope and contentA monotone postcard with sepia tone showing the first place car, highly decorated with flowers during the 1 August 1913 automobile parade in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, part of a day-long celebration for over 500 real estate men from the United States. The car is travelling in the automobile parade, and spectators are visible behind. Over 300 cars were decorated, vying for prizes in the parade. Postcard printed backward. Title, photographer and publisher from front of postcard.
Physical description/extent1 postcard; 8.5 x 14 cm
Date produced1913
Date Range(s)1910-1919
PublisherG.S. Free, Saskatoon, Sask.
Copyright holderPublic domain
SubjectsTransportation -- Automobile
Towns and Cities -- Topographical
Buildings and Architecture
Language of postcard textEnglish
Language of cardEnglish
Postcard stylewhite border
divided back
Postcard mediareal photograph
Place - imageSaskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
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