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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Calif. The longest and highest single-span suspension bridge in the world. The Golden Gate Bridge measures 4,200 feet between the two towers and 8,940 feet overall and its towers rise 746 feet above high tide. Completed in 1937 at a cost of 35,000,000 it connects San Francisco with Marin County and the Redwood Empire.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard printed by Security Lithograph Company, in San Francisco, California.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1954-07-15

Sender

M.D. [Belen, New Mexico]

Recipient

Mother G. Clarke [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

10a.m. Thurs Jul 15 Belen - Every time I hear a cow a-cooing or a cuckoo mooing I think of you and the dear Sr. community (principally [illegible])We had a splendid nights rest; it is cool inside - & our hearts are very watm with loving fratitude for the past three weeks especially. Much love from M.D.

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States-California-San Francisco County-San Francisco

Publisher Series

219

Printer

Security Lithograph Company

Date Issued

1908-

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

Northern California-55

Date Digitized

2014-04-17

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\North America\Northern California-55A

Image File Size

290 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

San Francisco (Calif.), San Francisco Bay (Calif.), Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.), Suspension bridges

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