High School, Middletown, Connecticut (1908)

High School, Middletown, Connecticut (1908)
Vintage undivided back postcard (1908) showing the high school in Middletown, Connecticut.

The description on the front of the card:
Middletown, Conn., High School.

Postmarks: March 16, 1908 (Gildersleeve, Connecticut) | March 17, 1908 (New Rochelle, New York)

Era: Undivided Back Era
Condition: Used. Writing and marks on both sides. Damage and wear on corners. Ink bleed on back cancel.

Handwritten message:
We had a thunder-shower this afternoon the first one this year.

Address to:
Miss Elodie Nicholls
Clinton Ave.
New Rochelle, N.Y.

Back of the postcard featuring an undivided back, 1908 Gildersleeve, Connecticut postmark, duplex cancel, and green 1-cent stamp.

Publisher: Hugh C. Leighton Co. Manufacturers, Portland, Maine, U.S.A.

The Hugh C. Leighton Co. of Portland, Maine, was a printer and a major publisher of national view-cards, mostly of New England, from 1906 to 1909 when they merged with Valentine & Sons. Most of their cards were printed in Frankfort, Germany, but some were printed in the United States.

Rights Info: Public Domain

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