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This black and white postcard features people crowded on the Dunleith depot platform with floodwaters around them. Water is under train cars and trees are standing in the water. The title in the upper left corner reads "High Water, 1912, near Greenville, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for correspondence and address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Greenville, Mississippi, April 23, 1913. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mrs. J. J. Buswell in Lumberton, New Jersey.
Dunleith, Miss Depot near Greenville Pass through miles of country just like the view on this post card. John [sic]
H. A. Hoffman, 5-Cent and 10-Cent Stores
Postcards; Floods--Mississippi River; Greenville, MS
Greenville and 1912 Flood Subcollection
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Greenville and 1912 Flood Subcollection
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