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This postcard features a black and white image a winter scene of a wagon filled with five cotton bales, a snow-covered landscape, and a Confederate monument in front of the Bolivar County Court House in Cleveland, Mississippi. The courthouse features arched windows and an arched entrance, a tower on the right front corner, and a short tower on the left front corner. The title of the card is printed along the top edge of the card. The back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Lottie Gun[?] in Carmi, Illinois. Postmark is unreadable. An inscription is written on the left side of the card. [see transcription field] There is visible water damage and tearing on the front and back of the card.
Cleveland, Miss. 3-13-10 Dear Lottie, This leaves all well and hope it will find all of you the same. Did not get the job at A[?] . Tell Granny it has been two years tomorrow the 14th since I have seen here, but hope it will not be another. We are having some fine weather here at preent. Hopeing to see you all before long. Ch[?] [sic]
Courthouses; Cleveland, MS
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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Winter Scene Around Court House, Cleveland, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University