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Lenski, Lois, Postcard Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-2449

Scope and Contents

Black-and-white and color postcards of scenes throughout the United States and abroad. Many of the postcards are from Arizona, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, showing Cherokee, Hopi, Navajo, Pawnee, and Pueblo Indians. Other states represented in the collection are Alabama, Alaska, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia. Areas outside the United States include St. Lawrence, Quebec, and Nova Scotia, Canada; Rotterdam, Holland; Stockholm, Sweden; Tiberias, Israel; and Luxembourg. Subjects include national parks, ghost towns, schools, agricultural activities, churches, the petroleum industry, and Amish children and adults. Unpublished finding aid available.


  • Creation: undated


Conditions Governing Access

On June 26, 2023, the Western History Collections began a preservation project that has made many of its collections unavailable for a period of time. This collection is among the materials temporarily unavailable. Please contact Western History Collections if you wish to be added to a contact list to be notified when this collection becomes available.

Open for public research.


1151 items

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States