Mississippi Capitol Region

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This postcard features a black and white image of the school buildings at the Piney Woods School campus. The top image, according to the card "On the left side the new fireproof dormitory for girls. On the right the boys dormitory. Between the two buildings is the ruins of the dining room and domestic science building lost in fire." The bottom image, according to the card, "Community house where our visitors are entertained. Academic building "Goodwill Hall". Both images contain images of two story buildings set among sidewalks and trees. The back of the card contains the following paragraph on the bottom left, "how to help Piney Woods School; Money in any amount--even one dollar is helpful--for current express. Used clothing and shoes for our young men and women who are working their way. An academic scholarship of $100.00 or an industrial scholarship of $50.00, or $8.00 a month will give a boy or girl the opportunity of entering school here. Mail address: Piney Woods School, Piney Woods, Miss. Express and Freight: Piney Woods School, Florence, Mississippi. Laurence C. Jones, Founder and Principal, Piney Woods, Miss."

Publisher

Brandon, Nashville

Subjects

Postcards; School buildings

Keywords

school buildings; Jackson, MS

Geographic Location

Florence, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_Postcard-Piney-Woods-School-Florence_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)

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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.

Piney Woods School, Florence, Mississippi

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