Mississippi Delta Region

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This color postcard features a two story brick building with four brick columns and a second floor balcony. A faux mounted elk head is in the center of the gable with a plaque beneath it that reads "Cotton-Pickers." Men are standing on the front porch and seated on the front steps. An early twentieth century car is parked in front of the building. The title in the upper right reads "Elks Home, Greenville, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item s 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 2, 1909. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Cassell.

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Mrs. S R. Shefferd April 1, 1909 Dear Cousins we are here in Greenville Miss. It is just a lovely morning the Roses are [?] in full bloom and the People are going right along with their [?] Mrs. Shefferd [?] and I came here Tuesday. [sic]

Publication Date

4-2-1909

Publisher

Steger-Holmes, Co., Commercial Stationers

Time Period

1900-1909

Geographic Location

Greenville, MS

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MSS-837_Postcard_Greenville-Miss-Elks-Home_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Greenville 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.

Elks Home, Greenville, Mississippi

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