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This postcard features a black and white image of a two story clapboard house with a porch second story balcony that wraps around to the left side. The porch and balcony have small white columns and white railings. A bay window is on the left end of the house. A wood sidewalk leads to the front steps and the house is partially obscured by trees and bushes. The back of the postcard is addressed to Ms. Eta Jones in Nita Yuma, Mississippi. The postmark is dated 1911 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed near the upper right corner of the card. An inscription is written sideways on the left side of the card. [see transcription field]
This is the oldest residence in Belzoni--Mr. Bowel's--Will write you in a day or so am not feeling goood. Sala [sic]
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Mississippi Delta Region,
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Oldest Residence in Belzoni, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University