Mississippi Capitol Region




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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 two story white building depicted behind the building on the left. The title of the card is printed along the bottom left edge of the card. The back of the postcard is addressed to Miss. Genea Beinke in Stanton, Illinois. The card is postmarked Jackson, Miss., May 26, 1918 and a red, two cent George Washington postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. A paragraph about the orphanage is printed in the upper left and an inscription is written beneath it. [see transcription field]


Jackson, Miss. May 16/18 Dear Cma W have just a few [?] in this city aboaut 37 miles from the camp, will get there about 7 P.M. this eve, am feeling fair, but it sure is getting warm. Regards to all with Love From Arno. [sic]

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Postcards; Orphanages


orphanages; Jackson, MS

Geographic Location

Jackson, (Miss.)

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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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Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)


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Baptist Orphanage, Jackson, Mississippi