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This black and white printed card depicts the front and back of the card on the first image. It features an illustration of a female child wearing a cap in the middle of the card inside a circular frame. To her left is wheat and to her right is a flower on a branch. The bottom of the frame states "Compliments Of". Below the frame is another branch with flowers and text in different types of font. The background of the card shows a wood panel across the middle and flowers and birds above the frame. There is printed text above the frame and the year 1885. The left side of the card depicts the backside of the card and depicts an illustration of the Walnut Creek Mills and Elevator. There are horses with wagons, people, and a train surrounding the structure. The illustrator's name is at the bottom and states, "Ramsey Miller & Hudson Kans City." The second image is largely text with a border of greenery at the top. It contains text that offers greetings and a poem.

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4"x 5" photographic postcard


Great Bend (Kan.), Barton County (Kan.), Greeting cards, New Year cards, Grain--Milling, Poetry, Flour


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1885 Happy New Year Sooy, Brinkman & Roberts. Great Bend Kas. Inside: Many Compliments of the Season. May the "Glad New Year" bring a blessing to every farmer in Kansas, and scatter golden benefits to every citizen of the State. We again make our "Imperial" bow to our many patrons., place the "Rose of Kansas" in their hand, and give them our "Daily Bread" fresh and sweet as the breath of spring-time. "Imperial" flour stands a kingly test, and "takes the bakery" through-out the West. The "Rose of Kansas" is not slow, But "comes up" like no other dough. Our "Daily Bread" is just the brand To feed the hungry millions of the land. Walnut Creek Mills and Elevator

Postcard: 1885 Happy New Year. Sooy, Brinkman & Roberts, Great Bend, Kansas


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