College Green, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio (1970s)

College Green, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio (1970s)
1970s postcard depicting the College Green at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, from the old Baker Center (Student Union). It shows the Campus Gateway in the foreground and Cutler Hall in the distance.

Estimated Date: 1970s

Series: Ohio University

Era: Chrome Era
Condition: Unused

Here is a promotional film for Ohio University around the time this postcard was published:

The description on the back of the card:
College Green, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Back of a 1970s postcard depicting the College Green at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.

Publisher: Logan’s – The University Store, Athens, Ohio. Curteichcolor.

Logan’s Bookstore used to be at the corner of Union and Court streets in Athens, Ohio, near Ohio University.

Established in 1898, the Curt Teich Co. was best known for its wide range of advertising and postcards of North America. By the 1920s, it was producing so many postcards with borders that they became recognized as a type dubbed “White Border Cards,” creating an “era.” Later, Curt Teich’s innovations in this printing technique directly led to the production of what we now call “linens” by the early 1930s.
Read more about the Curt Teich Co.

Rights Info: Copyright most likely belongs to Logan’s Bookstore and Curt Teich Co.

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