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This postcard features a color illustration of Central School in Jackson, Mississippi, a two story brick structure with a bell tower, arched windows and doors, and a long set of stairs at the entrance. Trees and bushes are depicted beside and in front of the building. The title of the card is printed sideways on the right edge of the card. The back of the postcard is addressed to Mrs. Mary Warren in Eilsen, Mississippi. "From Thelma McCormack of Miss. Aug. 15 1959 " is stamped in blue ink over the address. The card is postmarked Yazoo City, Miss., February 22, 1911 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed sideways in the upper right corner of the card. An inscription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Dear Aunt May, I am better. They would not let me eat the ribs that you gave us. But I will eat some of the potatoes. How are you both. I am freezing. With love, Racheal M. [sic]
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Postcards; School buildings
schools; Jackson, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Box 3: Mississippi Capitol Region
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Central School, Jackson, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University