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Greetings From Illinois

Greetings From Illinois Large Letter
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Stock #: 300965
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Publisher: E. C. Kropp Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Illinois--area 56,665 sq. miles, of which 622 sq. miles is water; (not including jurisdiction over Lake Michigan); 23rd state in size; admitted to the Union in 1818. State flower - Wood Violet. Capital - Springfield. Unexcelled as an agricultural state, and is among the first in manufactures. Lake and river traffic is extensive and the heaviest railroad tonnage in the U.S. Places of interest: Chicago stockyards; largest livestock market in the world; Chicago Drainage Canal; Mississippi Cantilever bridge at Thebes, span 671 ft