(5 1/2 x 3 1/2 In) This is an original vintage DeWolf News Co., Miller Art Co. postcard from the 1920s. It shows a view of the State Capitol Building in Indianapolis, Indiana.
"FACTS ABOUT INDIANA.
Name derived from the word "Indian."
Indiana means, "The lands of the Indians."
Named "Hoosier State" from "Who's Here?"
First explored by LaSalle in 1670.
First permanent settlement, Vincennes in 1719.
Greatest length, 276 miles; width, 177 miles.
Area, 36,354 square miles.
Ranks 37th in area in the U.S.
Indiana Territory organized in 1800.
Admitted into Union in 1816.
Capitol at Vincennes, 1800 to 1813.
Capital at Corydon, 1813 to 1825.
Capital at Indianapolis, 1825 to present.
Population July 1, 1927, 3,150,000.
Center population of U.S.- Owen County.
Indiana Ranks First:
In miles of railways according to area.
Largest inland railway center (Indianapolis.)
Largest Interurban center (Indianapolis.)
Manufacture of steel from crude ore.
In percentage of surfaced highways.
Production of lime stone (building purposes).
In quality of corn (not quantity).
As a tomato grower.
As bottle and jar maker.
Kitchen cabinets (one-half in U.S.)"
The postcard is unused and is in VERY GOOD condition, wear at the edges, blunted corner tips.
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