Creator

Date Original

1938 August 17

Description

This is a color postcard with an aerial image of Lake Fort Smith including a bridge, field land, and mountains surrounding the lake on the front. There is a typed note on the back from David to Clara Eno. It was mailed in on August 17, 1938.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lake Fort Smith is located in the Ozark National Forest. The lake was made in 1936 by the Works Progress Administration and was expanded and joined with Lake Sheppard Springs in 2006.

Transcription

Airplane View of Lake Ft. Smith, Taken from above Mt. Gayler, Ark. on U. S. Highway 71
8/L7/38. Am at Fayetteville
attending the "Bankers Seminar".
It is a series of short lectures
on banking. Have found it very
interesting. Drove out to the
University Farm Tuesday afternoon
We were ro have a picnic at Lake
Wedington last night, but it was
rained out. David
Miss Clara B. Eno,
Van Buren, Ark.

Physical Description

Color "C.T. American Art" postcard, 5.5" x 3.5"

Keywords

Postcards; Waterways; Aerial views

Contributor

Eno, Clara

Geographical Area

Crawford County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

ASA postcard collection, G1306

Resource Type

Image

Collection

ASA postcard collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Lake Fort Smith, ASA postcard collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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