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Photograph by:
W. D. Odou, American  Search this
Published by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
John A. Raub, American, 1875 - 1922  Search this
Nannie B. Telfer, American, born 1878  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper with ink
H x W (Image): 3 3/16 × 5 1/4 in. (8.1 × 13.3 cm)
H x W (Card): 3 1/2 × 5 7/16 in. (8.9 × 13.8 cm)
gelatin silver prints
photographic postcards
Place captured:
Little Eagle, Corson County, South Dakota, United States, North and Central America
This real photo postcard features an image of men and women outside of a storefront. A group of people are lined up in front of the store. Men on horseback flank each end. Women and children are sitting on the sidewalk in front of the store. Men are standing behind them on the sidewalk and next to them on the left. There are two windows on either side of the front door of the store. The sign or banner has been torn away from the awning. The text at the bottom of the image reads [JOHN A. RAUB STORE, LITTLE EAGLE, S.D. Photo by W.D. Odou Druggist, / McLaughlin, S.D]. The back of the postcard has a postage stamp in the top right corner. The word [POST CARD] is printed across the top and the rest of the space is divided into two parts with the words [CORRESPONDENCE] and [ADDRESS]. In the correspondence section of the postcard, handwritten text reads [7-6-22 / Dear old grandmother how / are you. Hope Vereca & baby / are all right I am also / feeling 20 yrs older I have / a new grandson / Walter Drake Gager. John is home / now feeling better but very weak / & nervous Bud has been here / for a week but has gone now. / write when you can. / with love Josie]. Handwritten text in the address section reads [Mrs Nannie Telfer / Chalmers / Ind / white -Co.]
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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National Museum of African American History and Culture