This is an artist’s rendition of the Omaha, Nebraska Veterans Hospital as it looked shortly after construction.
“ShiniColor” by Colourpicture., Boston 15, Mass., U.S.A.
There is no description on the back of this card. The legend states simply:
Veterans Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska.
–The facility still exists and provides 100 acute care beds for Veterans as well as outpatient treatment facilities.
This card was used and is dated 13 June 1955.
This image shows a common sight throughout the western United States: a whiteface cattle ranch.
A Mike Roberts Color Production, Berkeley 2, Calif.
The description states simply: Cattle Ranch
–This is likely a herd of Hereford cattle.
This card was used and is dated 27 June 1955.
This illustration is of the large rock formation that dominates the canyon below in Zion National Park, Utah. It is now better known as the Great White Throne.
Union Pacific Pictorial Postcard
The description states:
A summer trip to Zion National Park. Cedar Breaks, Bryce Canyon and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon makes an ideal outing.
–This postcard illustration was made to promote the use of the Union Pacific passenger service to the places noted on the back of the card.
This image likely dates from the 1920s, as the park was established in 1919.