"Arkansaw" Postcard

Description:

Silly photographic postcard depicting two men seated in a carriage pulled by a mule. They are outside of a small log cabin that has signs on it reading, "Arkansaw Traveler Hotel" and "A Vacant Room Up Stairs". There are signs on the carriage reading, "Arkansaw Traveler", "Home or Bust" and "I don't know where I am going but I am on my way". Correspondence on the back reads, "1/26/22 I will be driving that way in a few days No use to walk when you can ride. J.P. Shaw" It is addressed to Miss Perry Shaw in Dara, Ala and is postmarked Hot Springs, Arkansas on Jan 27, 1922.

Creator(s): Unknown
Creation Date: c. 1922  
Partner(s):
Log Cabin Village
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 129
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1922
  • Digitized: May 22, 2008
Coverage:
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Silly photographic postcard depicting two men seated in a carriage pulled by a mule. They are outside of a small log cabin that has signs on it reading, "Arkansaw Traveler Hotel" and "A Vacant Room Up Stairs". There are signs on the carriage reading, "Arkansaw Traveler", "Home or Bust" and "I don't know where I am going but I am on my way". Correspondence on the back reads, "1/26/22 I will be driving that way in a few days No use to walk when you can ride. J.P. Shaw" It is addressed to Miss Perry Shaw in Dara, Ala and is postmarked Hot Springs, Arkansas on Jan 27, 1922.

Physical Description:

1 postcard : color ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): carriages | travelers | signs
Partner:
Log Cabin Village
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: RS2002.307.168
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38795
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image