[Postcard of Minnesota State Capitol and Central Park]

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Postcard of an illustration of a city park with a fountain and filled with trees, with a large, white, stately, domed building with three American flags flying from the roof. The octagonal fountain is surrounded by beds of flowers and sits at the center of several converging pathways through the park. On the other side of the thick trees, tall buildings in various architectural styles, some with spires and steep gables, border the park. Printed text below the illustration identifies the area as a view of the state capitol and central park in St. Paul, Minnesota. The other side of … continued below

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1 postcard : col.

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Creator: Unknown. 19uu.

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Postcard of an illustration of a city park with a fountain and filled with trees, with a large, white, stately, domed building with three American flags flying from the roof. The octagonal fountain is surrounded by beds of flowers and sits at the center of several converging pathways through the park. On the other side of the thick trees, tall buildings in various architectural styles, some with spires and steep gables, border the park. Printed text below the illustration identifies the area as a view of the state capitol and central park in St. Paul, Minnesota. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.

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  • 19uu

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  • N:44.957224, E:-93.097936, S: 44.952775, W:-93.106412

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[Postcard of Minnesota State Capitol and Central Park], postcard, 19uu; Minneapolis, Minnesota. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth702147/: accessed February 1, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.

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