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This colorized photograph features two carousels. One carousel is in the background. The carousel in the foreground has two men sitting on the running boards. They both have suits on and the man on the right wears a hat. A black and white photograph is in the top left corner of the card. It is a photograph of the manufacturing plant that makes carousels. Red printed text is on the top right side of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Leavenworth (Kan.), Carnivals, Amusement parks, Tickets, Merry-go-rounds, Parker. C. W. (Charles Wallace) 1864-1932, Advertisements, Buildings
This item is in the public domain
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"Postcard: C. W. Parker Colorized Carousel" (1911). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 1265.
The First Two "Carry Us All's" shipped from Parker's Factory, No. 2. Leavenworth, Kans., Feb. 15th, 1911. 1 machine earned $15,850 in 28 weeks in 1904. 1 machine earned $17,943 in 29 weeks in 1905. 1 machine earned $16,092 in 25 weeks in 1906. 1 machine earned $16,017 in 27 weeks in 1907. 1 machine earned $12,862 in 27 weeks in 1908. 1 machine earned $16,842 in 25 weeks in 1909. 1 machine earned $18,521 in 28 weeks in 1910. Above figures will be verified to prospective customers. Write for catalogue and prices to C. W. Parker, Abilene and Leavenworth, Kans. Main Office and Factory, Leavenworth, Kans.