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This sepia toned picture postcard features a large two story house with a wrap around porch with white columns, brick pillars, and white railing. A second story balcony in the center of the front of the house. A railing surrounds the top of the roof. Trees are in front and beside the house. The title in the lower right reads "C. C. Dinkins, Canton, Miss." 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 and the card is postmarked Canton, Mississippi, February 18, 1914. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Annie Miller in Memphis, Tennessee.
Your pattern came but mile me your waist measures how long you wear your skirts by return mail and if you are long waisted the pattern may be to long Bring T. L. with you next Sunday and [?] come Sallie [sic]
Postcards; Picture postcards; Houses; Canton, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Canton Subcollection
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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University