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This postcard features a color illustration of the deep pink crepe myrtle blossoms growing on either side of Euclid Avenue in Jackson, Mississippi. Pine trees and other bushes and trees are also depicted among the crepe myrtles and a house can be seen on the right side of the road. The title of the card is printed along the top of the card with the "Miss." crossed out and "Mississippi" written in pencil beside it. The back of the card includes a brief description of the growth of the crepe myrtle in Jackson. "June 6, 1941" is written in pencil at the top center and "Aug 16 1984" is stamped on the bottom left edge.
E. C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis.
Postcards; Streets; Crape myrtle, Common; Crepe myrtle
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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Crepe Myrtle Blossoms, Euclid Avenue, Jackson, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University