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Mount Rainier National Park

This week is National Park Week! To celebrate, we are highlighting the Knowles Postcard Collection.

Paradise Inn
Paradise Inn

Catherine and K. Johnson Knowles inherited about 14,000 postcards from Joan Baxter Zeisel (K. Johnson’s mother). Zeisel’s own mother and grandmother originally collected these picturesque postcards during their travels across the United States.

Mount Rainier and Tipsoo Lake
Mount Rainier and Tipsoo Lake
Mount Ranier National Park
Mount Ranier National Park
Glacier Vista
Glacier Vista

This collection features linen, chrome, and black and white postcards ranging from the early 1900s to the 1980s.

Sources

Knowles Postcard Collection, PG 107, Special Collections and Archives, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.

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