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This divided back carries a brief printed description of the picture on the other side; a cancelled, intact postage stamp; a legible postmark; and a legible message and address. The card is addressed to Illyane Johnson of La Mesa, California.
Columbia State Park Fallon Hotel and Theatre, back
3.5 inches x 5.5 inches
[printed at top of message panel] 04-49 Fallon Hotel and Theatre, Columbia State Park, built in 1857, is now being used by the College of the Pacific Dram Dept., for summer plays. [handwritten in cursive using blue ink] Hi- The Easter Cards were adorable and we appreciate them; last year we were with you folks. We did not get away yesterday but will leave for Seattle this coming Sunday (the 8th). Our land lord keeps an eye on the place & picks up our mail. Sure hope we have good weather. Aloha, Aunt Belle. Miss Illayne Johnson. 9411 La Cuesta Dr. La Mesa, California. [postmark] Sonora, Calif. Apr 3, 1956, 10:30 AN [postage stamp two-cent carmine Washington, Scott design A140]
La Mesa (California)
North America -- United States -- California -- Columbia -- Columbia State Historic Park
Commercial Enterprise, Printers, Stockton, CA
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