Creator

Date Original

1925

Description

This color postcard depicts the Arkansas State Capitol building, and was sent to Elizabeth Calvert of Big Fork, Montana, in 1925.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Arkansas State Capitol was designed in the neoclassical style by architects George Mann and Cass Gilbert with construction beginning in 1899. After 16 years, the project was completed at a total cost of $2.3 million dollars. It still serves as the state's capitol building, today.

Transcription

State Capitol, from Capitol Ave.,
Little Rock, Ark - 21
Helo. The little package
recieved in fine
shape. Many Thanks
it is a lovely one
I wish I could keep
it always. it
smells so good
and is so pretty
just lovely of you
to think of my
birthday. will tell
you what I got in
my next letters love to
all the bigest share
for your self. goodbye [ ]
Mrs Elizabeth
Calvert.
Big Fork
Mont.

Physical Description

Color postcard, 5.5" x 3.5"

Keywords

Postcards; State government; Gifts

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

ASA postcard collection, G5711.1

Resource Type

Image

Collection

ASA postcard collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

State Capitol from Capitol Ave., 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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State Capitol from Capitol Ave.

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