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This postcard features a black and white image of The Robert O. Wilder Building, Building, commonly known as “the Mansion” on the campus of historic Tougaloo College. The building is two stories with a second floor balcony and arched porch columns. A short tower is in the center of the roof. Trees are in the foreground of the image. The title of the card is printed along the bottom edge of the card. The back of the card is addressed to Mr. Leon Hitchcock in Windsor, Vermont. Most of the postmark is faded except for the year, 1942. 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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March 18 Dear L. Thanks for another letter. M. and I are here--in this house with mother and Dad whilte Chuck is in California for a month. Hot sun-flowers (many new ones) and birds--it's wonderful. Betsy [sic]

Publication Date

1942

Time Period

1940-1949

Subjects

Postcards; Private universities and colleges

Keywords

Tougaloo College; Tougaloo, MS

Geographic Location

Tougaloo, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1942-03-27_Postcard-Mansion-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.

The Mansion, Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Mississippi

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