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Catalog Number 2005.028.00003
Object Name Newspaper
Title Dell Rapids Exponent
Scope & Content Volume 3, Number 8, April 9, 1881 issue of the Dell Rapids Exponent printed on linen. The newspaper is mounted and housed in a frame. Visible are pages 1 and 4. Page 1 lists business advertisements for shoes, clothing, doctors, lawyers, and so on. The page also has land office notices and local news. Page 4 has larger advertisements for lumber, medications, farming implements, banks, and so on. As the result of flooding, the newspaper is printed on linen because the printers could not get paper. The frame is not original to the object.
Physical characteristics 23.5"h x 30"w/Linen/Wood/Paper
Date 1881
Dates of Creation 1881
Language of Material English
Imagefile 067\200502800003.JPG
Search Terms Dell Rapids Exponent
Linen
Flood