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This postcard features a color image of the Masonic Temple in Shelby, Mississippi, a red brick, three story building with a covered porch. A tall, bare tree is a the right corner of the temple and a smaller building is on the right side of the temple. The back of the postcard is addressed to Mr. H. E. Hanter in Tower Hill, Illinois. The card is postmarked Shelby though the rest of the postmark is faded out. A green, one cent George Washington postage stamp is in the upper right corner. An inscription is written sideways on the left half of the card. [see transcription field]
Dear Mary how is everybody up there. Everybody is pretty well down we will be home next Thursday evening. With Love Mother. [sic]
Meek's Drug Store
Masonic Temples; 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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Masonic Temple, Shelby, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University