Photo Record

Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2007.145.049.b
Collection Paul A. Hiener Collection
Description Part of a collection of negatives related to World War I in Chattanooga.

Sepia toned image on the front of a postcard, of a street crowded with people. There are 4 cars parked on the right side of the road. Two electric trolley cars are visible in the background. Storefronts line the street on the left side of the image. A banner hangs across the street that reads: Soldiers Rest Room. Several store's signs are visible; one reads: Neyer; another reads: Palmer; another reads: Friedmans $10. Part of a Coca-Cola sign is visible one the side of a building.
The back of the postcard is stamped and cancelled. The date is September 30, 1917. On the recipient side of the post card is written: Mr. B. T. Black Morganton Ga. The correspondence side is written (In a different ink and handwriting): Peggy Black 13 Whitney St. Lupton City, Tenn. 37351, Market Street Armistice day. (Armistice Day is crossed out with pencil.)

Note: Armistice Day to celebrate the end of WWI didn't take place until 1918.
Date 1917
Print size 3.50" x 5.50"
Accession number 2007.145