Featured Artifact of the Week

Thanksgiving Postcard

This Thanksgiving postcard was given to Frank Jarvis from Alex. The picture depicts a turkey, pumpkins, and other related imagery. The card itself was publish by Owen Card Publishing Company of Elmira, NY. This company, an offshoot of The Barker Brothers news dealers, printed cards between 1915 and 1927 — according to Metro Postcard.

The card was donated by past Westford residents Frank and Edith Jarvis in 1983.

5 ½ x 3 ½”
Linen embossed paper