On April 10, 1900, University of Illinois benefactor Arnold Beckman was born in Cullom, Illinois.  Fourteen years later this snowy scene of Beckman’s hometown was captured for postcard distribution.

Cullom, 1914.  No publisher given.

Taken from Picturing Illinois: Twentieth-Century Postcard Art from Chicago to Cairo (University of Illinois Press, October 2012).  Previous postcards herehere, here, here, herehere, here, here, and here.

 

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