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Caption

The Calico Mountains overlooking the Mojave Desert northeast of Barstow, Calif., provide one of the nation's most spectacular displays of colored rocks and clays. Known for their famous silver bonanzas of the 1880s, the Calico Mountains also have deposits of jasper, quartz, iron, manganese, and clays of different hues.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Colourpicture in Boston & Cambride, Massechusetts.

Condition

Used

Sender

Tom Davis [California]

Recipient

Mother M.A. Rossi [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

Greetings from the heart of the Mojave Desert, where, you may be assured the Republic is being well- defended. Som Davis

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California–San Bernardino County–Barstow

Publisher

Colourpicture

Publisher Series

P29900

Date Issued

1938-1969

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

American Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Central California-98

Date Digitized

2014-04-17

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\SDCW Postcard Collection\UnitedStates\California\CentralCalifornia-98A

Image File Size

867 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Mojave (Calif.), Calico Mountains (Calif.), Mountians, Deserts, Aerial views

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