The description on the front of the card:
Ohio State Capitol and McKinley Memorial and Emblems of the State
The “cardinal” was adopted “state bird” in 1933 by the General Assembly. The red carnation was adopted “state flower” in 1904. The constitution of 1802 provided for the Great Seal of the State of Ohio. State Capitol and McKinley Memorial at Columbus, Ohio. The General Assembly adopted the “official flag” in 1902. The Buckeye Tree native to Ohio gives the nickname “Buckeye State.”
Postmark Date: July 20, 1950
Era: Linen Era
“BUILD YOUR FUTURE WISELY SAFELY U.S. SAVINGS BONDS” was a post-war slogan and not as widely used as other Savings Bonds slogan cancels.
W.E. Ayres had a variety store at 1049 Livingston Avenue in Columbus, Ohio.
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: Most likely public domain due to inadequate copyright statements, but it would be best to credit the original publishers and distributors.