[A street lined with Dogwood trees]

Description:

Postcard image of Dogwood trees. The trees line a street near the center of the postcard. Tall pine tree also on right. Black text on back reads: "Dogwoods in DeKalb County This beautiful flowering tree grows wild and in profusion all over the County. Many of the County's beautiful homes have them growing naturally on their lots. Those on the streets were transplanted from neighboring woodlawn. Each year thousands are added along the roads and streets creating a fairyland panorama each Sprint, All the dogwoods are of the cornus family of which "Cornus family" is the type most commonly seen. The beautiful flowers are in the shape of a cross with one dark brown spot in the edge of each petal, which according to the legend represents the crucification. Enchanting DogWood Eternal Granite DeKalb County Chamber Of Agriculture and Commerce Decatur, Georgia Jumbo Post Card 3 [cent] Stamp U. S. A. Postage Photo By Edgar Orr, Atlanta, Ga. Jumbo Post Card Co. San Antonio, Texas". Written in black ink: "street near my half brothers home (Hal Lindsay) Mid-Pines - 1187 Ridgewood Dr. N. E. Atlanta Ga. Garden Clubs of this city planted many thousands of Dogwood trees in 1935, all streets are in the Residential parts of the city have Dogwood trees - they are in full bloom in April W. A. Hughes".

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Illinois - DeKalb County
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
George Ranch Historical Park
Collection(s):
George Ranch Museum Collection
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Total Uses: 424
Past 30 days: 10
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Place
United States - Illinois - DeKalb County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Postcard image of Dogwood trees. The trees line a street near the center of the postcard. Tall pine tree also on right. Black text on back reads: "Dogwoods in DeKalb County This beautiful flowering tree grows wild and in profusion all over the County. Many of the County's beautiful homes have them growing naturally on their lots. Those on the streets were transplanted from neighboring woodlawn. Each year thousands are added along the roads and streets creating a fairyland panorama each Sprint, All the dogwoods are of the cornus family of which "Cornus family" is the type most commonly seen. The beautiful flowers are in the shape of a cross with one dark brown spot in the edge of each petal, which according to the legend represents the crucification. Enchanting DogWood Eternal Granite DeKalb County Chamber Of Agriculture and Commerce Decatur, Georgia Jumbo Post Card 3 [cent] Stamp U. S. A. Postage Photo By Edgar Orr, Atlanta, Ga. Jumbo Post Card Co. San Antonio, Texas". Written in black ink: "street near my half brothers home (Hal Lindsay) Mid-Pines - 1187 Ridgewood Dr. N. E. Atlanta Ga. Garden Clubs of this city planted many thousands of Dogwood trees in 1935, all streets are in the Residential parts of the city have Dogwood trees - they are in full bloom in April W. A. Hughes".

Physical Description:

Paper; Width/Diameter: 22.2 cm, Height: 17.1 cm

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Partner:
George Ranch Historical Park
Collection:
George Ranch Museum Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2000.044.016
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth9092
Resource Type: Postcard
Format: Image
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Access: Public