The description on the front of the card:
The Three Bridges and Ohio River, Showing Children’s Home,
Between East Liverpool and Steubenville, Ohio
Estimated Date: 1930-1945
No. in Series: 1
Era: Linen Era
Polish immigrant Jacob Sapirstein began purchasing cards from German manufacturers and selling them in the Cleveland area shortly after arriving in America in 1905. It became a family operation called the Sapirstein Greeting Card Company.
The company started printing its own cards by 1936 and changed its name to American Greetings Publishers during World War II. The company continues to operate today.
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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.
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Rights Info: Public Domain