Postcard of surrey racing at the Tulsa Fairgrounds, June 20, 1909. The fairgrounds were north of the Frisco Railroad tracks near Archer and Brady. The postcard front is inscribed: Fastest race ever run in the southwest, Tulsa, 5/25/09, Maud G . The postcard is addressed to Miss Virginia Ford, 910 Merbounts St, Emporia, Kans postmarked Tulsa, Jun 20, 1909. The postcard reads: This is a picture of my man. I sent you a little birthday present I hope you are all well as I am. Maud won her owner 1000.00 in this one. I will write to you later or Sunday, Uncle Ralph.
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