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Race cachet for the Federation to Woodstock Race

Race cachet for the Federation to Woodstock Race

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Description (Brief)
This race cachet lists sponsors of the race and the back of the brochure states that 'New Brunswick sled dogs carried this card from Federation to Woodstock.' This cachet pays homage to the early history of the original purpose of the sled dog which was to provide mail and supplies for early settlers and is carried by each musher during the race.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
race cachet, sled dog racing
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 3/4 in x 4 in; 22.225 cm x 10.16 cm
unfolded: 8 3/4 in x 8 in; 22.225 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
2014.0116.04.2
accession number
2014.0116
catalog number
2014.0116.05
subject
Professional
Sports
Dog Sled racing
Mail
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Sled Dog Racing
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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