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This black and white picture postcard features a large brick or stone building with a peeked front gable, two story bay windows on each end, three visible chimneys, six white columns along the front porch, and small carport on the right end. A fence runs in front of the building. A plaque beneath the front gable reads "Kings Daochters Home". The date, Feb 12--1910, is handwritten along the bottom edge and the photographer information is named in the upper left corner. The title along the bottom of the image identifies the house as "'Kings Daughters Home', Greenville, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information as well as indication for address placement. A green one cent postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner and the card is postmarked Greenville, Mississippi, February 12, 1910. The card is inscribed and is addressed to Miss Leah Cassell in Jacksonville, Illinois.
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Feb. 12, --1910 Dear Leah Had a great time today on the plantation off to Vicksburg tomorrow, be in N. O about Tues. or Wed. hope to hear from you. Okay keep well an have a good time love Mama [sic]
The Rotograph Co.
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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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University