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This black and white photographic postcard features a 54 pound catfish on display between two men. The fish is tied to a wooden stick and hangs the length of the men's shoulders to the ground. The man on the left is wearing a suit and hat and has the branch on his shoulder. The man on the right wears a shirt and pants with a jacket. He wears a hat and is holding the rope attached to the fish. There are trees and a building in the background. There is printed text on the top and bottom of the card. There is handwriting on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Humboldt (Kan.), Allen County (Kan.), Elmdale (Kan.), Chase County (Kan.), Fishing, Catfishes, Merchandise displays, Correspondence
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Engle, M. F. and Collinsworth, Sadie, "Postcard: June 4, Elmdale, Kansas" (1907). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 470.
Caught in the Cottonwood River June 4 Elmdale Kan. 54 LB Dear friend: Will come home Wed. I will be here Tues yet. Have not been fishing. M. F. Engle Miss Sadie Collinsworth Humboldt Kansas