Gallery #1--BAKER CITY.
Welcome Arch, erected at 10th & D, June 20, 1920.

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Record 541/2028
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Collection McCord
Date of photo 1920-1930
Description Welcome Arch, erected at 10th & D June 20, 1920. Chet Smith, who was born on 10th Street, sent me this email message right after he celebrated his 100th birthday May 10, 2011: "The original wording at the bottom of the curve, as you approach from the North, said, 'BAKER WELCOMES YOU. ENTER WITHOUT KNOCKING AND DEPART LIKEWISE.' If you look carefully at the photo you will see a different shade of paint was used to change the message." grd
Object ID 1981.1.373
Place 10th, 2900
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