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Catalog Number 0000.01.0036
Title Cofferdam work near the wreck of the U.S.S. MAINE
Collection Postcard Collection
Object Name Postcard
Description Postcard depicting a shipwreck surrounded by newly-constructed walls. The caption reads, 'Habana, Trabajos de extraccion del Maine - Cofferdam work to dig out Maine.’ The message on the verso reads, ‘Herrudura, Cuba, September 3, 1914, All’s well here. Lots of fun. Plenty of dry weather. Margaret leaves tomorrow for school. We are all sorry to see her go. Leona had a birthday party last night. Swell time. Best regards, E. W. Benson’. The card is addressed to Mr. Ken Foulton, Sidney, Ohio.
Date September 3, 1914