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Title  [Poultry Farm]
Publisher  Milwaukee : E. C. Kropp
Date  ca. 1905
Description  1 postcard ; 4 x 6 in.
Subject(s)  Farms--California--Sacramento Valley (11), Chickens--California--Sacramento Valley (1), Poultry houses--California--Sacramento Valley (2), Sacramento Valley (Calif.) (66)

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Summary  A flock of feathered fryers (or layers) catch the air on this poultry farm in the Sacramento Valley circa 1905. Chickens have been a source of income in the Sacramento area for over 150 years, and certain communities, like Rio Linda, have been linked with eggs and the poultry business for almost a century. This Sacramento scene cost a cent to mail when it was new, and the lucky recipient of a Sacramento chicken postcard knew it was a penny well spent.
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