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This postcard features a black and white image of the Leland Oil Works facilities in Leland, Mississippi. The facilities include a building with two smoke stacks and the Leland Oil Works sign on the left and some smaller buildings on the right and behind the to front buildings. The title of the card is along the upper right edge of the image. The back of the card is addressed to A. L. Smith in Bloomingburg, Ohio. The card is postmarked Leland, Miss., January 12, 1911 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]
Leland Miss Jan 13 1911 Dear Brother i received your Letter i have quit the country living in this place for while i had a weack sickness but i am able to be out again i got little more cotton gin before i cane hame this Place for good i will go to gulfport 20 of this month i would like to see you meat you the air you Broth W Smith [sic]
Alfred Hozman Co., Chicago
oil works; Leland, MS
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Leland Oil Works, Leland, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University