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Accession number 2014.33
Collection Steven Rappaport Collection
Object ID 2014.33.4.11
Object Name Postcard
Date 1905
Title No. 158-The Subway, at 126th Street and Manhattan Avenue, N. Y.
Scope & Content Recto: Depicts the viaduct for the 9th Ave. Elevated line over Manhattan Avenue in Harlem. Trolley tracks are visible, as are advertisments for products of the day. Message written in ink "Koch's 125th St./ Dear mama,- Came down to city/ this morning to see Miss Foley./ Am about to return (2 P.M.)-Will/ write you a letter tomorrow. Am/ anxious to learn how you stood/ your trip nd visit. Yesterday was/ Visiting Day-also had a visit from/ Capparelli. We are both well./ With love. L-./ Friday Oct. 26-"

Verso: Franklin one-cent stamp with cancellation. Received stamp from Sparta, N.J., Oct 28, 1905. Addressed to Mrs. M. C. Dunlap. Sparta, Sussex Co. New Jersey.

Publishing information: J. Koehler, New York.

H.C. F. Koch and Company was a department store located at 132 W. 125th Street (the building is still there as of 2014).
Extent of Description 1 postcard, approx 3.5" x 5"
Level of description Sub-series
Subjects Postcards
Elevated railroads
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Number of images 2.0