Print, Photographic
1906 Approximate
A Young Girl Named "Mattie". Material: paper. Size: 3 1/2" x 5 1/2". Description: a postcard addressed to "Miss Marguerite Herbst, Waseca, Minn." and postmarked from Minneapolis; on the reverse side is a black and white oval shaped photo of a young girl with braids pulled back in large puffy light colored hair ribbons and wearing a light colored top; the handwritten message to the side: "Dear Margarite [sic], I thought you would like a picture of me. I hope you are well. Did you get lots of Christmas presents? I did. Best Regards, Mattie".
This photo was among the photos and albums found in the collection of sisters Luella and Marguerite Herbst. Donor, Joan Bierman is the donor of the Luella and Marguerite collection in 2013, and she is the granddaughter of their cousin, Bernie Bierman.