Part of Jardine / Betts / Smith fonds
Item is a postcard labelled "A "Joy Ride" in Florida," sent from Aunt [Margaret?] in Leesburg, Florida to Bobbie Neilan [sic] at 35 1/2 Mile. The front of the card has an image of 9 African-American children riding a large alligator along a palm tree-lined stream.
On the back of the card is a handwritten message from the sender to her nephew Robert Jardine-Neiland. In the top left-hand corner is a printed poem. There is a green one-cent American postage stamp in the top right corner. The card is postmarked February 27 9 PM 1935 in Leesburg.
E. C. Kropp Co.