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Golden Gate Bridge - This is the world's tallest and largest single span suspension bridge. It was built at a cost of 35,500,000 and crosses the historic Golden Gate of San Francisco. Two main cable towers 746 ft. tall support 36 1/2 inch master cables from which is suspended a 90 ft. wide 6 lane traffic deck and two pedestrian walks, 266 feet above San Francisco Bay.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Smith News Company in San Francisco, California and printed by Colourpicture in Boston & Cambridge, Massechusetts.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1932-07-03

Sender

Josephine [San Francisco, California]

Recipient

Mother Laura Keeler [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

7-3 I'm visiting with Betty's family today so I'll be in So Calif. Soon, and I hope to be out at the College by the 18th. I hope you are enjoying a good rest! Josephine

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States-California-San Francisco County-San Francisco

Publisher

Smith News Company

Publisher Series

P8337

Printer

Colourpicture

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

Northern California-60

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-60A

Image File Size

242 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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