Mississippi Delta Region

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This black and white postcard features buildings and people lined up on the sidewalk in front. A horse drawn carriage is parked on the far end of the street. A sign for shoes is visible on one of the buildings. The barely visible title along the bottom identifies the street as "Howard Street, Greenwood, Miss." This back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence, address, and postage stamp placement. The card is inscribed.

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From Aunt Sammie Rodwell to Blanche Dear Blanche: Am sending you a few post cards to help while away the time. The river is not as high as it was in these pictures but is climbing up now. Hope you are getting all right again. Lovingly, Auntie. [sic]

Publication Date

1900

Publisher

M. L. Zerche, B&S Co.

Geographic Location

Greenwood, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS_837_Postcard_Greenwood-Miss-Howard-Street_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.

Buildings and People on Howard Street, Greenwood, Mississippi

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