1908 USA photo Elks and Masons mascots at baseball game Salem OH

$65.00 CAD

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Scarce of postcard with photo mascots of two fraternal organizations involved with fund raising ball game.

Donkey hitched to a wagon and wearing head gear and cloth on back.  Sign on wagon: ‘Elks – Masons Ball Game Benefit Home for Aged –'.  Also man holding leash of a goat with a cloth on its back.

Labeled ‘The Mascots. Elks and Masons Ball Game, August 7, 1908. Salem Ohio. Published by Frank Floding, Salem Ohio.’

Message on back …Come up for the ball game. Nothing doing here just like Lisbon…

Postmarked ‘SALEM OHIO NOV 19 1908’ on 1 cent Franklin stamp, mailed to Lisbon Ohio.

Both Salem and Lisbon located S.E. of Akron.

Creases UR/LL corners. Crease right border. Some smudges, On back, some toning.

(Red text is an electronic watermark that is not physically part of the card for sale)