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This black and white photographic postcard features a naturally circular hole of spring water in the ground with a fence around it. The Sanitarium and other buildings are in the background. The Sanitarium has been updated with stucco exterior instead of limestone rock. There is printed text at the bottom of the card. There is handwriting on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Waconda Springs (Kan.), Mitchell County (Kan.), Health resorts, Therapeutic baths, Bathhouses, Salt-water, Natural rock formations, Cawker City (Kan.), Correspondence, Wichita (Kan.). Sedgwick County (Kan.)
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Overholt, E. B., "Postcard: Waconda Springs Kansas - Historic Mecca for Early Plains Indians - on US-24" (1957). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 501.
Waconda Springs, Kans. Historic Mecca for Early Plains Indians-on US-24 Waconda Springs Ks. Sept. 1, 1957. Dear Brother just a few lines I am about as usual. Hope you are better. Do you get my letters I never heard if you do or not. It looks as if it may rain. They sure need it. It is pretty cool nights. Dannies and girls are home from their trip, said they has a nice time. Write soon. Love to all Lucinda Mr. E.B. Overholt 502 South Fern Wichita Kansas.