Scope and Contents
The collection includes twenty postcards depicting scenes in Cuba in the early twentieth century. The postcards show images of rural life as well as the city of Havana and include images of shark fishing, a boneyard, and a man milking a burro.
- circa 1910-1920
Biographical / Historical
These post cards were collected by Mary Frances Riggs, born in Clinton, Iowa, in 1872. She was a school teacher in Iowa and Nebraska for approximately seventeen years before moving to Idaho in 1908. In 1910, she married Henry Chiles Riggs; she returned to teaching to support her children after his death in 1925. She died in 1969.
0.1 Linear Feet (20 postcards )
Language of Materials
Postcards depicting scenes in Cuba in the early twentieth century.
Gift of Linda Riggs Allen, 2012
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Martha Bace, 2012
- Guide to the Cuban postcards
- November 2012
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