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Creation Date

ca. 1907


This ca. 1907 postcard shows a view of Freeland Hall and Bomberger Hall from Main Street.


Published by Thompson Bros., Collegeville, Pa.


9 x 14 cm.

Card Text

[In ca. 1912, another postcard was produced with the same image. The front included this quote]: "An institution where the youth of the land can be liberally educated under the benign influence of Christianity." -- The Founders. [The back of the card included this message from George Leslie Omwake, Dean]: "COLLEGE EDUCATION / The number of students attending college in Pennsylvania increased from 6,590 in 1896 to 16,421 in 1906. Men and women of collegiate education will occupy the positions of leadership in the next generation. Our country calls for men of trained minds as well as trained hands. An investment in college education is the best that can be made, even from a financial point of view, and fully justifies the borrowing of money for the purpose. But the returns are inestimable in the coin of the higher realm - that of true happiness, for it helps one to the possession of his natural inheritance, mental, moral and physical. URSINUS COLLEGE is organized and conducted with these ideas constantly in view. The smaller college gives the larger returns for the time, money and energy invested. Further information on application."

Written Message

"This is the college you passed when you went to Philadelphia by Trolley. Come to see us. / Addie Murray."


This image is presented for educational purposes only and is not for commercial use.


1907, postcard, Bomberger Memorial Hall, Freeland Hall, avenue, campus, scenery, message, Thompson Bros., 1900s, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, buildings


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