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Catalog Number 10387-40
Title Postcard; Ravenna Creamery Co., 1914
Object Name Postcard
Description Postcard advertising the Ravenna Creamery Company of Ravenna, Nebraska. Front has a mint green backdrop with a color illustration at proper right captioned "An Indian Village. Moran." The village looks southwestern/adobe style. At proper left is a white rectangle containing black lettering that reads "Effective January 19th, 1914, our price for butterfat will be / 29 CENTS. / This mild weather has lowered the butter market. General cold weather over the whole country will put it back on a better basis again. / RAVENNA CREAMERY CO."

On the reverse, the card is addressed in pencil to "T.F. Hoban / Hyannis / Nebr." Upside-down green 1 cent Washington stamp in upper corner. Hand stamp reads "Ravenna / Jan / 4pm / 1914 / Neb."
Date 1914
Material Paper/Ink
Made The T.D.M. Co.
Place of Origin USA: Iowa (Montgomery), Red Oak
Used USA: Nebraska (Grant), Hyannis
Height (in) 3.5
Width (in) 5.5
People Hoban, T.F.
Search Terms Ravenna Creamery Company
History The Ravenna Creamery was incorporated in 1889 in Ravenna, Nebraska. It was eventually sold to Fairmont Creamery.
Credit line John E. Carter, Lincoln, NE
Collection Carter, John E.