Howell Area Archives Digital Archive

Downtown Howell, Michigan Postcard to Mrs. H.G. Briggs - 1898

Item

HCDL-H004-Briggs-Postcard_u.jpg

Title

Downtown Howell, Michigan Postcard to Mrs. H.G. Briggs - 1898

Description

A postcard showing downtown Howell, Michigan sent to a Mrs. H.G. Briggs in Chicago, Illinois postmarked March 4, 1898. The streets are unpaved with horses and buggies, bicycles, and people walking. Visible business signs of an undertaker, Goodnow and Beach, Goodnow & Jubb, McPhersons Bank, and Porter Clothing Co. Partial sign with word Cigar.

Postcard reads: "If you have a magnifying glass you can tell who those boys are on the corner especially the one with the wheel."

Format

image/jpeg

Date

1898-03-04

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Citation

“Downtown Howell, Michigan Postcard to Mrs. H.G. Briggs - 1898,” Howell Area Archives Digital Archive, accessed June 25, 2022, https://archives.howelllibrary.org/items/show/299.
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