Van Horne St. Lawrence County Postcards Collection

Van Horne St. Lawrence County Postcards Collection

Collection Number: 
184
Collection Length: 
0.75ft
Geographic Coverage: 
St. Lawrence County, NY
Period: 
1898 to 2007
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The collection consists of approximately 450 photographic postcards and lithograph images dating from before the turn of the 20th century to the 1960s.  The cards are kept in three different binders with two of the binders containing mostly postcards of scenes, landmarks and streets of towns other than Canton.  The third binder is almost exclusively postcards of the town and village of Canton.  One of the binders contains a series of photos from “War Maneuvers” that were staged in St. Lawrence County in 1940.  Many of the post cards were produced by D. P. Church’s $5 Photo Company of Canton.  Other sources include Empire Novelty Co., Potsdam;  A.E. Kerr;  Eureka Post Card Co., Wilmington, Del;  Valentine & Sons, NYC.;  Betty Steele Photography;  G. W. Morris, Portland, ME; Hallam and Vesty, Alexandria Bay, NY and many others.