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Caption

The survivor of the group of date palms, said to have been planted in July 1769, by Father Junipero Serra. It marks the site of the first permanent Spanish Camp established in California.

Physical Description

Linen postcard with divided back published by Hopkins News Agency, San Diego, California and printed in the United States by E. C. Kropp, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Condition

Unused, contains note

Language of Message

English

Excerpt from Message

Now cut down - a part of it was given to Rev. Mother Rosalie Hill, S.J. of San Diego College of Women as a relic by Mrs. Gonzales. The descendants of the first settlers in "Old Town" were given pieces of the old palm.

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California–San Diego County–San Diego

Publisher

Hopkins News Agency

Printer

E. C. Kropp Company

Printer Number

30080N

Printing Process

Color lithograph

Technique

Artist rendering

Date Issued

1930-1955

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Publisher Series

41

Postcard Collection Number

SanDiegoCounty-19

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

333 KB

Image Format

image/jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\SD-19A

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Old Town (San Diego, California), Palms, Trees & Plants, Historic Sites, Junipero Serra, 1713-1784

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