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  • Tags: Postcards

Ulysses front.jpg
Postcard shows township located in Potter County, formed in 1804 and so remote that as of the 1830s one gazetteer wrote: "So little indeed is the county known or visited, that its very representatives in the assembly have scarce traversed it"…

Light's Mill@2x.jpg
Real-photo postcard shows a mill site alongside Conesus Creek where Emme Light rebuilt after a fire had destroyed an earlier one named "Glen Avon." He retained that name, and became well known for his trademarked varieties of flour: Peerless, Sweet…

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The publisher Louis Prang was a noted producer of high-end chromoliths, often of original paintings, but he also published smaller and more affordable works. He had learned during the Civil War that souvenir prints of popular generals sold well, and…
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