|Title||Carnation Milk promotional postcard, 1909 |
|Caption||A small evaporated milk company which opened in Kent in 1899 grew to become the nationally known Carnation Company. Canned milk had a small market at first, but was soon accepted by hungry babies and gold-rush miners alike. |
|Notes||Caption on image: Carnation Milk - The modern milkman. Mt. Rainier, Wash. - height 14, 526 ft. From contented cows. Green grass the year 'round on the North Pacific Coast. Souvenir A.Y.P. Exposition, Seattle, 1909.|
Postmarked August 12, 1909, from Carbonado, Wash.; one-cent stamp.
Handwritten on verso: Victor [Emflit?], Carbonado Wash. VE [mog?] ES [Coft?]. Dear Friend - The kids in Carbonado wants [sic] to see the Ball game at S.P.P.M. So Please come up in the morning to call the game at 10 A.M.
Addressed to Jim Cothrey in Wilkeson, Wash.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
|Subjects||Milk--Washington (State); Dairy products industry--Washington (State); Mountains--Washington (State); Cows--Washington (State) |
|Places||United States--Washington (State) |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1997.20.11 |
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|Credit Line||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Postcard Collection |
|Physical Description||1 postcard: color; 3 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original postcard as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |