This is an envelope addressed to Miss Annie Pickard of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The envelope features an image of Balto and a description explaining that he was the lead dog of the last sled team that raced to bring medical supplies to Nome, Alaska in an effort to save children with diphtheria. The envelope is also stamped with the first day of issue.
16.5 x 9.2
All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing Historical Collection. (2017). "Balto Envelope" [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/307