Postcard, Photographic
Telephone Linemen. Material: paper. Size: 3 1/2" x 5 1/2". Description: black and white photographic postcard; four men on telephone pole; eleven men standing in front of telephone pole; two men holding axes; one man holding wooden tool box; in background: Waseca Street, Hayes Lucas Lumber Co. building, Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Depot, C & NW Railroad Depot, another man climbing a telephone pole; print on pole: "Railroad Cross, Look Out for the Car"; photographer: G.B. Mellby, Waseca, Minn.; addressed to Miss Emma or Ermma Crouse (?) Walnut Grove, Minn. in care of E. Hirsfield. Message on back: "This is our family. There are quite a line up but this isn't all of them. I will write later. From E. Crouse"; postmarked Waseca, Minn, Nov 7 1909; one cent stamp in upper right corner.