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Accession number 2003.272
Catalog Number 2003.272.8
Object Name Postcard
Scope & Content Color "Curteichcolor" postcard of a Seminole man in patchwork longshirt standing in front of a chickee with palm trees in the background. May be Frank Shore standing in period clothing holding a spear. Green text printed on the back of the postcard reads, "Seminole Indian Medicine Man at Musa Isle. Home of the Seminole Indian, NW 25th Ave and 16th Street, Miami, Florida. Here you may see daily the thrilling and unusual exhibition of handling and wrestling ferocious alligators, followed by guided tours thru the Indian Fillage. G-135 - Gulf stream card & distrubing Co., Miami, Florida. "Curteichcolor" Reproduction from Kodachrome or Ektachrome original."

The red 2 cent stamp on the postcard has the bust of Jefferson on it. The postmark says Fort Myers, Fla. Nov, 2 (?), 1954, 7AM. The blue ink handwritten message reads "Dear Folks: Now at Ft. Myers for night after an exciting drive along the Tamiami Trail, through the Everglades. Saw heaps o' Injuns - one spearing fish in the Tamiami canal. Affectionately, Dad and Helen." Address: Mr and Mrs Herbert Highton, 87 Decantar St. Doylestown, PA.
Title Seminole Indian Medicine Man at Musa Isle
Date 1954
Pub Date 1954
Condition Fair
Imagefile 010\20032728.JPG
Size 5 1/2'' x 3 1/2''