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This postcard features a black and white image of a large group of men gathered behind a gasoline engine at the post office in Cascilla, Mississippi. The post office is a wooden structure with a sign reading "Post Office" across the eave of the porch roof and a group of women are standing on the porch and children are sitting on the edge of the porch. Other wooden buildings are seen beside it. The men, all of whom are wearing dark suits, are gathered on the wood sidewalk where a gasoline engine, a white box with a wheel mechanism attached, is standing. The title of the card is printed beneath the image. The back of the postcard Is addressed to Mr. George Fredric in Grand, California. The card is postmarked Cascilla, Miss., January 9, 1910 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Cascilla, Miss. Say George how are you getting along way out there I think it is getting time you were bringing your self and wife back here to see us Jones has finished his dental corse and is prctticting denistry in Grenada now and doing fine write to me and let me where you are Josie Ross [sic]
Postcards; Post office buildings; Small gasoline engines
Post offices; Mississippi Delta
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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Post Office and Gasoline Engine, Cascilla, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University