Mississippi Capitol Region

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This postcard features a black and white image of the Methodist church in Canton, Mississippi, a three story brick building with a wide set of stairs that leads to a front porch lined with two story white pillar columns beneath a gabled peak. Small sets of steps on the side lead to the side entrances to the ground floor. Utility poles and lines are in front of the church. The title of the card is printed beneath the bottom edge of the image. the back of the card is addressed to Miss. C. Whlgemuth in Erie, Pennsylvania. The card is postmarked Canton, Mississippi, March 27, 1926 and a red, two cent George Washington 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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We are well and enjoying the nice weather. Harriet is getting sun burned. So many pretty birds down here. HJ is much better here. Hope you are well. M and H [sic]

Publication Date

1926

Publisher

Auburn Post Card Mfg. Co., Auburn, Indiana

Time Period

1920-1929

Subjects

Postcards; Methodist Church buildings

Keywords

Methodist churches; Canton, MS

Geographic Location

Canton, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1926-03-27_Postcard-Methodist-Church-Canton_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.

Methodist Church, Canton, Mississippi

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