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This postcard features a black and white image of an exhibit of the various types of wood manufactured at the Pearl River Valley Lumber Company. The exhibit features several shapes and sizes of wood displayed on a dark board that is attached to two sawhorses with a sign at the top that reads "Pearl River Vally Lumber Company". A brick building is seen behind the display. The back of the card is addressed to Helen L. Maines in Davenport, Iowa. The card is postmarked Canton, Mississippi, November 9, 1924 and a black, two cent President Warren G. Harding postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written sideways on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Canton, Miss. Nov 9--1924 Dear Helen: Here is an exhibit we had showing different kinds of hardwood manufactured. Was shown at Madison County Fair. Love Harvey [sic]
Postcards; Lumber industry
lumber industry; Canton, 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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Pearl River Valley Lumber Company, Canton, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University