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This color postcard features a gothic style red brick church. A tall bell tower is on the right corner of the church and a shorter tower is on the left. The front entrance features white steps and arched brick columns. A large arched cathedral style window sits above the front entrance and a second cathedral style window is on the right side of the church. Houses are behind the church. The title in the upper left identifies the image as "Capital Street Methodist Church, Jackson, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Forest, Mississippi, April 21, 1920. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. Marion Hatfield in Marshall, Indiana.
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April 21st Dear Annie, Don't worry about us. The tornado did not come this far west. I wrote to Mama this morning but I did not know about the storm then. So you can tell her we are allright. I think from the paper the storm must have been terrible. We are all well. Frances went to school today. Hope you are well. With love from Faye.
S. H. Kress and Co.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Jackson Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University