Fourth of July

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Description: A postcard to celebrate the Fourth of July.
Date: 1909
Location: SC58
Collection: Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection (SC58)See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36981
Historical Article: The old post card pictures a crowd of boys at the turn of the century, dressed in knickerbocker pants and straw hats. Pin-wheels, firecrackers and Roman candles fill the air with sparks and sound, while the American flag waves high against a night sky, bright with skyrocket stars. The post card was printed in color in 1909 in Saxony, Germany. Kansas City Times, July 4, 1974.
Barcode: 20000295
Item Type: Postcard


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