Mississippi Delta Region

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This color postcard features the buildings on either side of a dirt street. The building on the front end of the left side of the street has an awning and the building beside it has a turret with a pointed roof. The buildings on the right side of the street all bear covered porches. Utility poles line the street on either side and horse drawn buggies are on the street. The title in the upper right identifies the scene as "Howard Street, Greenwood, Miss." A handwritten inscription is in the upper left corner. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked February 2, 1910, no location indicated. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Marie Cason in Springfield, Ohio.

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[front of the postcard] Feb 1/10 Daddy Warm [back of the postcard] Feb 1/10 Going to Winona tonight or tomorrow will not get to Charleston before Thursday. Did not get any letter a Yazoo City Write when you tell you Daddy [sic]

Publication Date

2-2-1910

Publisher

A. M. Simon

Time Period

1910-1919

Geographic Location

Greenwood, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Howard-Street-Greenwood-Miss_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Greenwood Subcollection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Howard Street Buildings, Greenwood, Mississippi

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