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This postcard features a sepia toned image of a two story house with a front porch and second floor balcony with scalloped roof lines. The house has a gabled roofline, shingled siding on the second story, and clapboard siding on the first story. A white picket fence surrounds the house and two women in early twentieth century clothing are standing at the fence. A shed is seen at the back behind the house a wooden ladder is leaned against the back end of the house. The back of the card is addressed to Mrs. E. H. Sojourner in Jackson, Mississippi. The card is postmarked Crystal Springs, Mississippi, August 1, 1909 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]

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Dear Rosa:- How are you. We have gotten back from Chautaugua. Am coming to see you as soon as I get some clean clothes. We got a picture of Willis from Laurel Friday, and is the sweetest thing. When is Ethel coming to see you. Why don't you write to us. Tell H. hello for me. Your sis. Anna

Publication Date

1909

Time Period

1900-1909

Subjects

Postcards; Residences

Keywords

homes; houses; residences; Crystal Springs, MS

Geographic Location

Crystal Springs, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1909-08-01_Postcard-Residence-Crystal-Spr_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 4, Mississippi Capitol Region

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Contact Information

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

Residence in Crystal Springs, Mississippi

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