Mississippi Delta Region




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This postcard features a black and white image of Main Street in Leland, Mississippi with a view of the buildings on the right side of the street, including the Stop N Shop Food Market on the corner that has a mural on the end that reads "We give S & H Green Stamps" above the "7up" logo. Cars are pictured parked on either side of the street and a car in the middle of the street is stopped at the traffic light. Utility poles are also on either side of the street. The title of the card is printed along the bottom edge of the image and an inscription is written below it that reads "We went to this store This Morning, June 2-1967" referring to the Stop N Shop with an X written on it. The back of the card is addressed to Mrs. Carl Webb in Arkport, New York. The card is postmarked Leland, Mississippi, June 3, 1967 and a purple, four cent Abraham Lincoln postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written sideways on the left half of the card.


Dear Mrs. Webb--Trust all are well at your house. Probably you are getting your garden in. Weather here, Rain, Wind, cold, (furnace on) then hot. Prices Brands ect, about the same as at home. Corn for Lunch today 5 [cents] and ear--not like we go to the gardent and get. I have started a rug here. The Commencement doings are all Fine. Leigh was Valadictorian. I enjoyed The Sunday School and Service so much. No eve service. This is a busy househodl and place. yards and Flowers are Beautiful. Will be home The week of The 11th. unless needed sooner. The day I came it was Cold windy and Rainy--I missed The Helecopter. Ed came to Memphis For me, Love Marie W. Holden [sic]

Publication Date



Eagle Post Card View Co., New York, N. Y.

Time Period



Postcards; Streets; Buildings


streets; Leland, MS; Mississippi Delta

Geographic Location

Leland, (Miss.)

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Format (original)


Format (digital)


Digital ID



Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 4, Mississippi Delta Region



Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)


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Main Street, Leland, Mississippi