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Accession number 2003.15
Catalog Number 2003.15.173
Object Name Postcard
Scope & Content B&W real photo postcard; Charley is standing buttoning up a long shirt in front of a building with windows. Black writing in script at top of image and white writing in capitals at the bottom of the image state that it is "Shirt tail Charley, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla." Printed on the back as a description of the image is, "Shirttail Charley "Seminole" condemned to wear only a shirt for the rest of his life as a punishment for a crime committed by him many years ago. His life would pay forfeit should he wear any other garment." In pencil written on the back of the postcard is "Ft. Lauderdale, Fla." and "125 -".
Title Shirttail Charley; Ft. Lauderdale; Fla
Pub Date 1930s
Condition Fair
Imagefile 009\200315173.JPG
Size 5 3/8'' x 3 1/2''