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This postcard features a color illustration of Galloway Hall, the boys' dormitory at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Mississippi, a two story mixed tone building with the second floor being brown and first floor being white, an the basement being red brick. A short porch and second floor balcony are on the front with a short set of steps leading to the first floor entrance. Trees are in front of the dorm, partially obscuring the view and a sidewalk leads to the building. The title of the card is printed along the bottom edge of the card. The back of the card is addressed to Mrs. T. S. DeLay in Creston, Iowa. the card is postmarked Mountville, Connecticut, February 25, 1932 and a green, one 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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Mountville, Ct. Feb 25/32 Dear Nellie It was nice of you to write me such a good letter for Christmas. I was glad to hear from you I am quite well we have had a wonderful winter too warm some days. Ethel is the only one of this family who writes me often. I am sorry yor sister lost her dear boy. I send love to you. Hope all are well, and will be glad to hear from you again As ever, Aunt Hattie [sic]

Publication Date

1932

Publisher

Curt Teich and Co., Chicago

Time Period

1930-1939

Subjects

Postcards; Private universities and colleges

Keywords

Tougaloo College; Tougaloo, MS; Dormitories

Geographic Location

Tougaloo, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1932-02-25_Postcard-Galloway-Dorm-Tougaloo_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.

Galloway Hall, Boys'  Dormitory, Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Mississippi

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