Souvenir Postcard, "Welcome to Cody Wyoming," 1916

Summary

This postcard, sent from Buffalo Bill Cody to Henry Ford in 1916, shows recently created trails bringing motorists to Yellowstone National Park.

This postcard, sent from Buffalo Bill Cody to Henry Ford in 1916, shows recently created trails bringing motorists to Yellowstone National Park.

Artifact

Postcard

Date Made

1916

Subject Date

21 October 1916

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

89.0.543.401

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Cardboard
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 5.5 in

Width: 3.5 in

Inscriptions

Text on front: WELCOME! / TO CODY WYOMING / THE HOME OF / BUFFALO BILL" / AND / THE SCENIC ENTRANCE / TO / YELLOWSTONE PARK Signed on front, lower edge: Fondly / Buffalo Bill / 1916 Message on back: Hughes can't ride Woodrow he is pulling leather already and will be disquialified W.F. Cody Address on back: Mr. Henry Ford / Ford Motor Co. / Detroit / Mich

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