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This black and white postcard features a tall bridge with trees in the distance. "The New Short All Weather Picturesque Route Through Dixie" is along the top of the card and "Greenville-Lake Village Bridge Connecting U. S. 82 Across Mississippi River Greenville, Mississippi" is in the lower left corner of the card. The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for postage stamp placement. The description in the upper left reads "Greenville-Lake Village Bridge, 2 1-4 miles long, spans the Mississippi River on Highway 82, was constructed at t cost of $4,447,000 and opened for traffic October 5, 1940 is surrounded by the world's largest cotton plantations, beautiful lakes, and true Southern hospitality." "Between Greenville, Mississippi and Lake Village, Arkansas" is in the vertical center of the card.
Postcards; Bridges; 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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Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University