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This black and white photographic postcard depicts men standing on a frozen over creek or river. Two men are in the middle towards the background and three men are to the left of them. All five men are holding tools. The tools are used to cut the ice and lift chunks of ice out of the river. Three men are in the foreground. They are standing at a wooden slide to move the ice out of the river. All three are holding tools and are surrounded by several blocks of ice. Trees surround the sides and background and there is handwriting on the bottom of the photo. There is handwriting on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Latham (Kan.), Butler County (Kan.), Ice Industry, Ice blocks, Frozen ground, Belpre (Kan.), Edwards County (Kan.), Correspondence
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Husted, Harry, "Postcard: Packing Ice at Latham Kansas" (1912). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 91.
Packing Ice in Latham, Kans. Well did you get snowed under this winter? We did not have much snow here but it got cold enough. K.&H. Harry Husted Belpre Kan.