Crowd at Fire Sale, Cairns Department Store

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Database ID38607
InstitutionSaskatoon Public Library Local History Room
Fonds/CollectionGeneral Photographs Collection
File/Item ReferenceStores, LH-2885 (Subject Collection)
Postcard messageDear Harry, I am back once more in the wild and woolly West. It is not a bad sort of a place to live after all. I certainly had a lovely trip. I am working pretty hard helping Mrs. Glencross. love
Scope and contentExterior view of JF Cairns Department Store, with large crowd out front. The windows have been covered with advertisements for a "fire sale;" the store had been damaged by fire on 2 July 1912. A man is seated on railway tracks in the foreground; both a vehicle and a horse-drawn buggy can be seen.
Physical description/extent1 postcard; 9 x 13 cm
Date postcard sent22 August 1912
Date produced1912
Date Range(s)1910-1919
Copyright holderPublic domain
Towns and Cities -- Topographical
Disasters -- Fire
Language of postcard textEnglish
Language of cardEnglish
Postcard stylewhite border
divided back
Postcard mediareal photograph
Place - imageSaskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Conquest, Saskatchewan, Canada
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