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This postcard features a color illustration of the Baptist Orphanage in Jackson, Mississippi, a large, brick, multilevel building on the left and a smaller, three story building on the right. The building on the left appears to have three sections. The first section is three stories with a four two story columns across the entrance, the middle section is two stories with a small entrance in the center, and the third section is three stories with rounded corners and a second story entrance with a set of steps leading to it. The building on the right is three stories with four two story tall white columns across the ground level entrance. Trees are spaced along the front of the of the buildings and a large green lawn is depicted in the front with a sidewalk leading to the building on the left. The title of the card is in the upper right of the image. The back of the postcard is addressed to Mrs. Sidney Sandidge in Jackson, Miss. The card is postmarked Clinton, Miss., May 4, 1915 and a green, once cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Dear Edith, We got the goods this morning and Evie is making my dress but she hasn't cord enough and could you please send two or three more yards. Lovingling Cornna [sic]
S. H. Kress and Co.
orphanages; Jackson, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Box 3: Mississippi Capitol Region
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Baptist Orphanage, Jackson, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University