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This color postcard features a four story building with white brick on the ground floor and red/brown brick on the upper floors. The building features a tower at the front entrance, a chimney on each end of the building, dormers along the roof, and stairways leading up to both the front and side entrances. Trees dot the landscaping around the building and a swing beneath a tree with people standing near it is in front of the side of the front entrance. The title along the top of the card identifies the building as "Blind Institute, Jackson, Miss." A postmark for Yazoo City, Mississippi, September 1909 is stamped across the top. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Jackson, Mississippi, September 22, 1909 at the West Jackson Station. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Pattie Thompson in Yazoo City, Mississippi.
Hello Pattie. Am have a huge time. We are [?] go to Gulfport. Wish you could come. Love to all. My Mother sends her love. As ever T. E. [sic]
Postcards; Schools for the Blind; Jackson, MS
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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