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Donner Monument near Donner Lake, Calif.- U.S. #40. Memorial to ill-fated expedition (1846-47) emigrants to California. Nearly all perished in a winter in which 22 feet of snow fell.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Mike Roberts Stutudio in Berkeley, California and printed by Sierra News Company in Reno, Nevada.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1956-07-21

Sender

Marilyn Maus [Reno Nevada]

Recipient

Mother Bremner [San Diego, California]

Excerpt from Message

Dear Mother, the streets here in Reno were covered with mud + lots of water. It seems that there was a flash flood out in the desert. The water even started to come into the building. Love Marilyn Maus

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States-California-Nevada County-Truckee

Publisher

Mike Roberts Studio

Publisher Series

C5266

Printer

Sierra News Company

Date Issued

1939-1996

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-125

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-125A

Image File Size

1,022 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Truckee (Calif.) Donner Party, Historic sites, Monuments & memorials

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