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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.
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]
Steger-Holmes, Co., Commercial Stationers
Postcards; Elks Lodges; Greenville, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 2: Greenville Subcollection
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