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This black and white picture postcard features a bridge overlooking a body of water, surrounded by trees. A person is standing near the right end of the bridge. An inscription is handwritten in the white space of the card on the right. The title along the bottom of the card identifies the location as "Lover's Bridge Overlooking Lake Chautauqua, Crystal Springs, Miss." The first word in the title is partially obscured by damage. 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 placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Crystal Springs, Mississippi, July 15, 1909. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. James Spingher in Raymond, Mississippi.

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[back of the postcard] Hello! I know you will be surprised to get this. Come over here on the 25 and bring Mr. Lee with you. I am goin to contest for [front of the card, continued from the back] a medal out here. How is Cooker's Well this yr? Am having a grand time here. Agatha

Publication Date

7-15-1909

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Crystal Springs, MS

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Lake-Chautauoua-Crystal-Springs-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Crystal Springs Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Lover's Bridge Overlooking Lake Chautauqua, Crystal Springs, Mississippi

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