Wide Awake, the Pet of the Woodland Park Zoo

Price: $15.95
  

Stock #: 801715
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Seattle
State: Washington (WA)
County: King
Publisher: C.P. Johnston Company
Postmark: 1922 Aug-21
PM City: Seattle
PM State: WA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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"Wide Awake" was the gift of the boys and girls of Seattle, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and their to the city's large zoological collection at Woodland Park. The children, in a seven weeks campaign, raised $3,122.82 with over 24,000 persons contributing. "Wide Awake" was eight years old when purchased in May, 1921, for $3,500. She was brought from India when three years old, is well trained, as gentle as a kitten and never as happy as when with children. She is the youngest elephant in any zoological park in the United States and, with one exception, the only elephant in any park west of the Mississippi River. When she reaches maturity she should be about nine feet high.

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WIDE AWAKE, THE PET OF THE WOODLAND PARK ZOO, SEATTLE.

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U.S.POSTAGE R-87565 WIDE AWAKE, THE PET OF THE WOODLAND PARK Zoo, SEATTLE. OST CARD Wide Awake was the gift of the boys and girls of Seattle, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and their friends city's large zoological collection at Woodland Par T W ADRESS YD yes children, in a seven weeks campaign, raised $3,122/82 424,000 persons contributing. "Wide Awake was eight years old when purchased ji May, 1921, for $3,500. She was brought from India whn three years old, is well trained, as gentle as a kitten and never sa happy as when with children. She is the youngest elephant in any zoological park inthe United States and, with one exception, the only elephant m AL any park west of the Mississippi River. When she reaches maturity she should be about nine feet high. GE THIS SPACE FOR ADDRESS ONLY ea Capf ady Jhar noln 23y-1 Z 7 Prlaud Tu dny apr. 24 7- 3104 PUBLISHED BY C. P. JOHNSTON CO., SEATTLE, US A AMERRICAN ART