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Follo family postcards

Guide to the Follo family postcards
An Alaska Historical Society collection

Collection number: HMC-1347-AHS.
Follo, Charles, recipient.
Follo, Mayme, recipient.
Title: Follo family postcards.
Dates: 1908-1937.
Volume of collection: 0.1 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Postcards and photos from men living near Fish Lake, Alaska.

Biographical note:
Charles and Mayme Follo of Escanaba, Michigan were the primary recipients of postcards and photographs sent to them from men named Joe, Frank, and Ed who purchased a ranch near Fish Lake (south of Talkeetna) close to the railroad line.

Collection description:
The collection primarily consists of commercial photographic postcards. Some have short notes written on them. The collection also includes some photographic prints with captions describing the photographs. Images include southeast Alaska, southcentral Alaska, and interior Alaska.

Arrangement: The collection contents are grouped by type of item.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Most of the postcards in the collection are in the public domain. The copyright status of the correspondence and photographic prints are unknown.

Preferred citation: Follo family postcards, Alaska Historical Society collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Alaska Historical Society in 2019 by the Delta County Historical Society in Escanaba, Michigan.  The Alaska Historical Society retains ownership of the collection and placed it on deposit in Archives and Special Collections in 2020.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2020.

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