Picture JS097

Picture JS097B

Description: Kilgo House, Duke University's freshman dormitory. Named after John Carlisle Kilgo (college president, 1894-1910).

Postmark place and date: Durham Mar 28 1953

Addressee: Mrs. Geo. A. Blackmore; Oakwood, Perrysville, Pa.

Handwritten text on front of card: none

Handwritten text on back of card: 3-27-53 Dear Mary, We have been away from Pgh two weeks. This is to greet you from Durham, N.C. We leave here tomorrow and expect to be home first of week. Hope you are both well and that Jim has decided to be a Pittsburgher. Love to you both. Gretchen and Lars

Printed text: Kilgo House of Duke University with its distinctive tower, was named for Dr. John Carlisle Kilgo who from 1894 to 1910 was president of Trinity College, predecessor to Duke University. First used in 1930, the House contains eight dormitory sections.
Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C.T. Art-Colortone" Post Card (Reg. U.S Pat. Off.)
North Carolina News Company, Durham, N.C.

Filename: JS097 - JS097b


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