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Catalog Number 1987.01.0189
Title Key West, Florida, Havana – American Cigar Factory
Collection Postcard Collection
Object Name Postcard
Description Postcard depicting a large building. The caption reads, ‘Key West, Florida, Havana – American Cigar Factory.’ The message on the front reads, ‘830 Division Street, Key West, Florida, Dear Carrie, I arrived safe at 2 o’clock Sunday the 16th. Am enjoying my visit very much. How are you, Lovingly, May’. The description on the verso reads, ‘The three story stone building of the Havana American Cigar Company is one of the most complete and conveniently arranged factories in the U.S. There are about 600 employees. The building, standing in the middle of artistically laid out grounds was begun in 1905, and with the site, cost over $100,000.’ The card is addressed to Mrs. J.W. Hattrick, 2113 Manton Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is postmarked Key West, November 24, 1908.
Date November 24, 1908
Artist Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, Post Card Series No. 2471, “Key West, Florida”